Allan Becker

Professor @ University of Manitoba

Dr. Allan Becker, MD, FRCPC, is Professor and Head of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics & Child Health at the University of Manitoba. He is also a consultant allergist with the Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg and Manitoba Site Leader for the CHILD Study.

Dr. Becker’s primary research interest is the interrelationship of allergy, asthma and the environment. He is also very involved with Asthma Education and has contributed to development of a Prairie Asthma Educator Education program.

Dr. Becker is Past-President of the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (CSACI) and Chair of the CSACI Programming Planning Committee.  He is Vice-President of the Canadian Network For Asthma Care and chairs the Management Committee for the Canadian Asthma Educator Certification program.  He is a member of the Program Committee for the Allergy Immunology and Inflammation Section of the American Thoracic Society, a member of the Asthma Committee of the Canadian Thoracic Society, and was a Core Committee and Writing Committee Member of the Canadian Asthma Consensus Report 1999 and the Asthma Guidelines Update 2001.