Gabriel R. OrtizMPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Gabe has been a Physician Assistant in Allergy and Asthma since 1991. He received his Masters of Physician Assistant studies in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1999. Gabe is Co-founder and past president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Gabe is the former Liaison from the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the AAAAI Liaison to the AAPA. He is also the former AAPA Liaison to the NIH-NAEPP-Coordinating Committee.
He has served as chair or co-chair for several PA and NP conferences and has given numerous lectures at local, state and national conferences including the AAAAI. In February 2008, Gabe was awarded the recognition of Distinguished Fellow of the AAPA. In March 2015 the AAPA appointed him to the NIH/NIAID- Diagnosis, and Management of Food Allergy to address prevention of peanut allergy coordinating committee.