Amy M. Scurlock, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital. Dr. Scurlock is also a researcher at Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Scurlock received her M.D. in 1998 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed a residency in Pediatrics at UAMS/ACH in 2001 and served as Chief Resident until 2002. She completed her Allergy-Immunology Fellowship Training at Duke University Medical Center in Durham North Carolina in 2004. Dr. Scurlock joined the UAMS faculty in August 2004 as a member of the Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology within the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Scurlock's clinical interests include allergic and immunologic diseases such as food allergy, atopic dermatitis, eosinophilic esophagitis and primary immunodeficiency. She also has interest in newborn screening and long-term follow-up for infants with SCID and T-cell lymphopenia. Her research interests are focused on evaluation of mucosal immune responses in models of food allergy and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Scurlock is a member of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), Society for Mucosal Immunology, Society for Pediatric Research, Clinical Immunology Society, and American Academy of Pediatrics. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy-Immunology.
Dr. Scurlock received her medical degree from UAMS in 1998 and completed a Pediatrics residency in 2001, serving as Chief Resident from 2001-2002. Dr. Scurlock completed fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at Duke University Medical Center in 2004. Dr. Scurlock joined the faculty of UAMS in August 2004 where she is a member of the Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology and the ACHRI Chlamydia Research Group. Dr. Scurlock's primary research interest focuses on immune responses at mucosal surfaces with a particular interest in the T-cell responses that drive the development of oviduct scarring and infertility following chlamydia infection. In addition, she is developing a translational program in collaboration with the Adolescent Center evaluating chlamydia infections in adolescent women. Dr. Scurlock also has an interest in the basic immunology of food allergy and the immune responses that promote or diminish the food allergic response. Other research interests include the natural history of food allergies and the development of new interventions in the treatment of food allergies. Also, Dr. Scurlock enthusiastically contributes to the education of residents and students at UAMS by participating in the educational mission of the Department of Pediatrics in many capacities.

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