Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MPH

Mary Beth Fasano
I like to talk. I think that is one of the other things I enjoy about patient care. It is my own way of connecting with the patient or the family in talking about their disease process and getting to know them personally.
Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MPH


Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MPH, is a Clinical Professor in Allergy/Immunology with appointments in the Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She did her fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Department of Pediatrics. After spending over a dozen years at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina she joined the faculty at the University of Iowa in 2004. She currently serves as the Program Director for the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program and served a 6-year term as a member of the ACGME Allergy/Immunology Review Committee (2014-2020). In addition to her leadership roles in graduate medical education, she serves as a Medical Consultant for Iowa's Newborn Screening Program for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) and as Chair of the Allergy/Immunology Clinical Teams Workgroup. She served on the American Board of Allergy & Immunology (ABAI) from 2008-2013 and continues her involvement as the ABAI liaison to the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a past-President of the Iowa Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and will serve as President of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in 2020-2021. Her clinical interests are broad and include asthma, allergies and immunodeficiency in both adult and pediatric patients.



Pediatric Medical Services

Pediatric Specialties

  • Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Pulmonology

Diseases and Conditions

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Drug allergies
  • Eosinophilic disease
  • Food allergies
  • Hives (urticaria)
  • Immune deficiencies
  • Rhinitis
  • Vaccine allergy
  • Venom allergy



  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology
  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • MD, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas
  • MPH, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • BA, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore


Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore


  • Research, Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore


Internal Medicine ( Academic Profile )

Clinical Professor