Eugene Hurwitz, M.D.

Eugene S. Hurwitz, M.D. is a well-established allergist who has been practicing in Carrollton and Villa Rica, Georgia since 1995.

Dr. Hurwitz received his medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1975. He completed his preventive medicine residency at the Centers for Disease Control in 1981 and his fellowship in allergy/immunology at the National Institutes of Health in 1990. From 1991 to early 1995, Dr. Hurwitz was employed by an allergy practice in east Cobb.

Dr. Hurwitz has published numerous articles on his clinical research and is a frequent speaker at meetings of his specialty’s professional societies.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Pediatrics, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, PL I III, 1975 – 1978.
Preventive Medicine Residency: Centers for Disease Control, 1979 – 1981.
Fellowship: Allergy/Immunology (Infectious Diseases), National Institutes of Health, 1988-1990.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Emergency Physician, Henrietta Egleston Hospital, 1980 – 1988
Private Practice, Cobb Allergy and Asthma Associates, 1991-1995
Tanner Medical Center, 1995 – present
Scottish Rite Hospital, 1992 – present
Kennestone Hospital, 1992 – present
Pediatric Emergency Room Physician, Scottish Rite Hospital 1982-1986 (part time)
Pediatric Emergency Room Physician, Henrietta Egleston Hospital 1986-1988 (part time)

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Pediatrics, 1980
Allergy/Immunology, 1991

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Viral Epidemiology, including: influenza; hepatitis A, B & C; parvovirus, respiratory syncytial virus.
Principal Investigator – Multicenter (60) study of Reye Syndrome & Medications Assessment of Vaccine adverse events – Hepatitis B & Influenza
Clinical trials experience
Evaluation Field Site for Hepatitis A Vaccine (for Merck Sharpe & Dohme)
Coordinated post marketing assessment of hepatitis B immunogenicity in high-risk populations. (older, obese and smoking individuals)
Comparison of Immunogenicity of Hepatitis B vaccine (Engerix & Recombivax) in high-risk populations (2000 subjects enrolled).
Coordinated immunogenicity studies assessing hepatitis B and other vaccines.
Cellular immunology (Viral) – cellular immune response to measles infection and vaccination
CDC – FDA Liason-Reye Syndrome

HONORS AND AWARDS

Cum laude, Occidental College, 1971
Summer Research Fellowship, California Institute of Technology, 1971.
Outstanding Service Medal, U.S. Public Health Service, 1987
Outstanding Unit Citation, U.S. Public Health Service, 1987
Public Health Service Achievement Award (NIH), 1991
Public Health Service Unit Commendation (Hepatitis Branch, CDC), 1992

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