Dr. Jessica Galant-Swafford Joins National Jewish Health Immunology Team


OCTOBER 21, 2021

DENVER — Jessica Galant-Swafford, MDJessica Galant-Swafford, MD, has joined the allergy/immunology faculty at National Jewish Health in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology where she is focused on enhancing the care of patients with immunodeficiency and immune dysregulation and establishing a clinical research program.
   

Dr. Galant-Swafford comes to National Jewish Health from the University of California, San Diego, where she completed her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. She specializes in the care of patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases such as common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) and patients with secondary immunodeficiencies such as those caused by cancer and immunosuppressive therapy. Dr. Galant-Swafford sees patients at the National Jewish Health main campus.

Dr. Galant-Swafford received her medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on the inflammatory and autoimmune complications of immunodeficiency diseases, including chronic lung and gastrointestinal disease, as well as how the microbiome may inform the treatment of these conditions. She has authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles and is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology and the Clinical Immunology Society.

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