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Erick Forno, MD, MPH

Erick Forno, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Contact Information: Main Campus
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Allergy/ Immunology
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Education and Training

Medical School:

2001 MD, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
2009 MPH, Quantitative Methods, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass. 


2006, Children's Hospital Denver, Denver, Colo.


2009, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass.


  • American Thoracic Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, sub-board in Pediatric Pulmonology


  • Forno E, Cloutier MM, Datta S, Paul K, Sylvia J, Calvert D, Thornton-Thompson S, Wakefield DB, Brehm J, Hamilton RG, Alvarez M, Colón-Semidey A, Acosta-Pérez E, Canino G, Celedón JC. “Mouse allergen, lung function, and atopy in Puerto Rican children”. PLoS One 2012;7(7):e40383. Epub 2012 Jul 16.
  • Lange N, Celedon JC, Forno E, Bry L, Delaney ML, DuBois AM, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA. “Maternal intestinal flora and early childhood wheeze”. Clin Exp Allergy 2012 June;42(6):901-8.
  • Brehm JM, Acosta-Perez E, Klei L, Roeder K, Barmada M, Boutaoui N, Forno E, et al. “Vitamin D deficiency and severe asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children”. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012 Jul 15;186(2)140-6. Epub 2012 May 31.

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology and genetics of childhood asthma
  • Childhood asthma and obesity
Last Update
August 21, 2012
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August 21, 2012