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The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), founded in 1953, is the oldest and largest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions through education, advocacy and research. Please contact AAFA by email at or 202-974-1223 for media inquiries.



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If you are a member of the press and want to speak with the following experts, AAFA can connect you to all of the information and resources you need for your story. To speak with an asthma or allergy expert for your story, please contact a member of AAFA’s communications team at 202-466-7643 or email

Speak with Patients: AAFA, the leading national asthma and allergy patient organization, can also put you in touch with adult and pediatric patients, caregivers, asthma educators and support group leaders to help you complete your story.

Speak with Doctors: For more in-depth quotes and interviews, AAFA can connect you with leading national clinicians and other health care experts to discuss any asthma or allergy topic.

Speak with Researchers: AAFA’s national Medical Scientific Council is comprised of the most respected thought leaders who are also experienced interviewees for print, radio and television. This group includes MDs, PhDs, MPHs and other health experts with top academic credentials who are dedicated to helping AAFA educate the public.

Speak with Other Experts: In addition, AAFA’s Senior Staff and Board of Directors includes experts on asthma and allergy issues, public health communications, research, national health policy, patient advocacy and more.