Jay Lieberman, MD currently serves as an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital. His clinical and research focus is in the field of food allergy.
Throughout his career, Dr. Lieberman has dedicated his studies to the field of allergy and immunology. He took an extra year during medical school to research immunology as a recipient of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Student Research Grant. Later, he was awarded the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)/Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Third-Year Fellowship Food Allergy Research Award to take an extra year of fellowship training to research food allergies.
His current work at the University of Tennessee and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital encompasses seeing patients in clinics and conducting clinical research mainly in the field of food allergies. He was recently awarded the American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) Young Investigators award to continue these pursuits. He also serves as a co-investigator on primary immune deficiency clinical research studies through St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Dr Lieberman currently serves as Vice-chair for the ACAAI food allergy committee, on the ACAAI anaphylaxis committee, on the AAAAI In-service training exam committee, and serves as an associate editor for the Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.
Born in Memphis, Dr. Lieberman graduated from The University of Texas-Austin and matriculated medical school at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine and then finished his training with a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Mounts Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He currently lives in Memphis with his wife Jolie and his 2 daughters Min and Talia.