Raif Geha, M.D

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Geha is the James L. Gamble Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology and Dermatology Division at Children’s Hospital in Boston. His research interests are the molecular basis of primary immunodeficiencies and of atopic dermatitis. He has more than 500 published original articles, which have appeared in top journals such as Cell, Immunity, Nature, Molecular Cell or PNAS. Over the past 30 years Dr. Geha has trained more than 100 postdoctoral fellows, many of whom have risen to leadership positions in the fields of allergy and immunology. Among the honors he has received are the Mead Johnson Award for Pediatric Research, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences Prize and the American Association of Immunologists Award for Human Immunology Research. Dr. Geha is a graduate of American University of Beirut, Lebanon, where he also completed his internship at the university’s hospital in Lebanon. He completed residency and a post-graduate fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital.