Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Susan Waserman

MSc, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology & Allergy,
Department of Medicine

Training Program Director, Clinical Immunology and Allergy training program

Training Program Director, Basic Clinical Trainees training program

Director of the Adverse Reactions Clinic, Firestone Institute of Respiratory Health

Staff Physician, Hamilton Health Sciences


Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Susan Waserman obtained her MSc and medical degree from McGill University in 1981. She specialized in Internal Medicine, followed by subspecialty training in Allergy/Clinical Immunology, completing fellowships at the Meakins Christie Laboratories at McGill University in Montreal, and at McMaster University.

She is the President of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. In this position her activities include continuing medical education for physicians, allied health professionals and the community, as well as developing practice guidelines in areas such as anaphylaxis, and immunotherapy.

Her research interests and activities include clinical trials in a variety of therapeutic areas related to allergy, including rhinitis, asthma, as well as determinants of allergic expression in asthma and food related anaphylaxis.