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Raif S. Geha, MD

Chief of Division of Immunology

Boston Children's Hospital

James L. Gamble Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Email: Raif.Geha@childrens.harvard.edu 

Phone: 617-919-2482

Raif Geha is the James Gamble Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and the Chief of the Division of Immunology, Allergy, Rheumatology and Dermatology at Boston Children’s Hospital.  He received his M.D. degree in 1969 from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and trained in Pediatrics and Immunology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.   He has contributed to more than 450 original articles, 150 reviews, several monographs and a book. His publications have appeared in Cell, Immunity, Nature, Nature Genetics, Molecular Cell, PNAS, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of Immunology, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Journal of Clinical Investigation and Science Immunology.

Dr. Geha has received many awards, including the E. Mead Johnson Award for Pediatric Research, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences Prize, and the American Association of Immunologists Prize in Human Immunology Research. He has served on a number of NIH study sections and on the NIAID council, has been a director of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the American Association of Physicians, has presided over the Clinical Immunology Society and chaired the WHO/IUIS Committee on Immunodeficiency. Dr. Geha has trained more than 120 postdoctoral fellows; many are leaders in the fields of Allergy and Immunology.

Our Team

Academic Staff

Erin Janssen, MD, PhD., Assistant Professor 

Craig Platt, MD, PhD., Instructor

Manuel Leyva-Castilla, PhD., Instructor

Postdoctoral Fellows

Mohammad Alosaimi, MD

Sarah Beassant-Cohen, MD

Khaoula Ben Farhat, PhD

Hazel Wilkie, PhD

Christy Kam, PhD

Mrinmoy Das, PhD

Research Associates

Wayne Bainter, MMSc

Kelsey Stafstrom, MS

Lab Supervisor

Tatyana Sannikova