|CARLOS E. BAENA-CAGNANI,
Past-President, World Allergy Organization
Professor, Postgraduate Department of the Faculty of Medicine,
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Carlos E. Baena-Cagnani, M.D. is a specialist
in allergology, immunology and respiratory medicine. He is the president
of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) and professor in the Postgraduate
Department of the Faculty of Medicine at Catholic University in
Professor Baena-Cagnani is a member of the Global Initiative for
Asthma (GINA) Assembly, a member of the Executive Committee and
Latin America Chairman for the Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact
on Asthma – World Health Organization (ARIA-WHO) committee.
He is also the past president of the Latin American Society of Allergy
and Immunology and the Argentinean Association of Allergy and Clinical
He has presented at more than 250 meetings and seminars throughout
the world on topics including asthma, rhinitis, immunotherapy and
asthma educational plans in Latin American countries. He is an editorial
board member and contributing editor of several international scientific
journals, and has published numerous manuscripts in peer-review
Professor Baena-Cagnani’s research interests focus on the
epidemiology of asthma and allergy, with a particular emphasis on
risk factors including allergen exposure.
Professor Baena-Cagnani trained in allergy and respiratory medicine
at the University Clinic at the University of Navarra, Pamplona,
Spain and completed his specialty and training in clinical research
at South Florida University in Tampa, Florida.
Professor Baena-Cagnani serves on the Global Asthma Physician
and Patient (GAPP) Survey Advisory Board.
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