January Researcher: Dr. Sharmilee M. Nyenhuis

Community Research Summary:

Improving asthma outcomes in African American women, one step at a time

Sharmilee M. Nyenhuis, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology Program
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy
University of Illinois at Chicago

Email: snyenhui@uic.edu

Dr. Nyenhuis received her M.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and her fellowship in Allergy/Immunology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Nyenhuis’ research has focused on asthma health disparities from examining the mechanisms of poor asthma control to community-based research in African Americans with asthma.