Avni Y. Joshi, M.D.
The research interest of Avni Y. Joshi, M.D., is on translational studies in the field of immune competence, especially the effect of secondhand smoke exposure on the immune system.
Dr. Joshi is also interested in translational studies in the field of primary immune deficiency disorders.
Significance to patient care
Dr. Joshi is passionate about improving patient outcomes in children with asthma, especially in changing the modifiable risk factors with decreasing secondhand smoke exposure and improving vaccine uptake for respiratory pathogens.
Dr. Joshi is working on a family-centered initiative for smoking cessation in the pediatric population, especially in children with asthma exposed to secondhand and thirdhand smoke in their families, where effective smoking cessation resources are scarce.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Allergy-Immunology
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