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Faculty

Amy M. Scurlock, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Allergy and Immunology

Specialties

  • Allergy/Immunology

Contact Information

  • Email: ScurlockAmyM@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-1060
    Fax: 501-364-3173
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1998
  • B.S., University of Arkansas, 1994

Training

  • Internship, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1998-1999
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1999-2001
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2001-2002
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Duke University Medical Center, 2002-2004

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Allergy & Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Basic Science, Translational Research, Mucosal immunology and T-cell regulation with a focus on the T-regulatory and T-helper 17 responses in the context of host response to chlamydial infection and food allergy.

Recent Honors

  • Best Doctors in America, 2008
  • Red Sash Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2009
  • Red Sash Award for Excellencein Teaching, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010
  • Best Doctor's in America, 2010
  • Best Doctors in America® 2011-2012, 2011
  • Red Sash Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America 2012-2013, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America 2013-2014, 2013
  • Best Doctors in America, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Jones SM., Burks AW., Keet C., Vickery BP., Scurlock AM., Wood RA., Liu AH., Sicherer SH., Henning AK., Lindblad RW., Dawson P., Berin C., Fleischer DM., Leung DY., Plaut M., Sampson HA., Consortium of Food Allergy Research. Long-term treatment with egg oral immunotherapy enhances sustained unresponsiveness that persists after cessation of therapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2016 April; 137(4):1117-1127, e1-10.
  • Journal Article, Burks WA., Wood RA., Jones SM., Sicherer SH., Fleischer DM., Scurlock AM., Vickery BP., Liu AH., Henning AK., Lindblad R., Dawson P., Marshall P., Sampson HA. Sublingual immunotherapy for peanut allergy: Long-term follow-up of a randomized multicenter trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2015 May; 135(5):1240-1248, e1-3.
  • Journal Article, Song Y., Wang J., Leung N., Lisann L., Wang L., Ross J., Sicherer SH, ., Scurlock AM., Pesek R., Perry TT., Jones SM., Li, XM. Correlations between basophil activation, specific IgE, and skin test wheal size with outcome and severity of oral food challenges. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2015 114:319-326.
  • Journal Article, Vickery BP., Scurlock A., Kulis M., Steele PH., Kamilaris J., Berglund JP., Burk C., Hiegel A., Carlisle S., Christie L., Perry TT., Pesek RD., Sheikh S., Virkud Y., Smith PB., Shamji MH., Durham SR., Jones SM., Burks AW. Sustained unresponsiveness to peanut in subjects who have completed peanut oral immunotherapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2014 Feb; 133(2):468-475.
  • Journal Article, Dilley MA., Jones SM., Perry TT., Scurlock A., Brodie-Fowler M., Bufford JD., Pesek RD. Pneumococcal meningitis in a patient with IL-1 receptor associated kinase-4 deficiency: A case of failed prophylaxis. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2013 Nov-Dec; 1(6):700-703.
  • Journal Article, Frazer LC., Scurlock A., Zurenski MA., Riley MM., Mintus M., Pociask DA., Sullivan JE., Andrews CW., Darville T. IL-23 induces IL-22 and IL-17 production in response to Chlamydia muridarum genital tract infection, but the absence of these cytokines does not influence disease pathogenesis. Am J Reprod Immunol 2013 Dec; 70(6):472-484.
  • Journal Article, Kennedy JL., Jones SM., Porter N., White ML., Gephardt G., Hill T., Cantrell M., Nick TG., Melguzio M., Smith C., Boateng BA., Perry TT., Scurlock AM., Thompson TM. High-fidelity hybrid simulation of allergic emergencies demonstrates improved preparedness for office emergencies in pediatric allergy clinics. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2013 May-June; 1(3):307-8.
  • Journal Article, Small TN., Qasim W., Friedrich W., Chiesa R., Bleesing JJ., Scurlock AM., Veys P., Sparber-Sauer M. Alternative donor SCT for the treatment of MHC class II deficiency. Bone Marrow Transplant 2013 Feb; 48(2):226-232.
  • Journal Article, Vickery BP., Lin J., Kulis M., Fu Z., Steele PH., Jones SM., Scurlock AM., Gimenez G., Bardina L., Sampson HA., Burks AW. Peanut oral immunotherapy modifies IgE and IgG4 responses to major peanut allergens. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Jan; 131(1):128-34.e1-3. .
  • Journal Article, Fleischer DM., Burks AW., Vickery BP., Scurlock AM., Wood RA., Jones SM., Sicherer SH., Liu AH., Stablein D., Henning AK., Mayer L., Lindblad R., Plaut M., Sampson HA., Consortium of Food Allergy Research (CoFAR). Sublingual immunotherapy for peanut allergy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2013 Jan; 131(1):119-127.

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