Richard Lockey, MD, MS

Richard F. Lockey, MD, MS, is a Distinguished University Health Professor; professor of medicine, pediatrics and public health; Joy McCann Culverhouse chair of Allergy/Immunology (A/I) and director, Division of A/I, Department of Internal Medicine (IM), University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida. He received a BS degree from Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania; MD from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Alpha Omega Alpha); MS from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he trained in A/I, and was a major and chief of A/I at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, 1970-1972. He has authored, co-authored, or edited over 600 publications and 35 books or monographs and lectured nationally and internationally. Professional honors include president of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (1992), past director of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (1993-1998) and president of the World Allergy Organization (2010-2012). The Division, its Joy McCann Culverhouse Airway Disease Research Center and Clinical Research Unit core faculty is staffed by three basic, six clinical scientists, and approximately 60 other physicians and healthcare professional. Areas of expertise and research: insect allergy; allergen immunotherapy; asthma; inflammatory lung diseases; pulmonary fibrosis; co-morbid conditions of asthma; and RSV vaccine development.