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Allergy, Immune Problems, Lungs, and Breathing

The Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology Clinic evaluates and manages children and adolescents with the following problems:

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  • Asthma management and education
  • Hay fever
  • Nasal and sinus problems
  • Eczema
  • Recurrent hives
  • Food allergy
  • Stinging insect allergy


  • Recurrent infections
  • Family history of immune system problems
  • Known or suspected primary immune deficiency
  • Genetic disorder with associated immune problems


  • Asthma management and education
  • Chronic cough
  • Nasal and sinus problems
  • Recurrent bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Exercise-induced shortness of breath
  • Cystic fibrosis

The University of Iowa Cystic Fibrosis Center is certified as a care, education and resource center by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The center provides patient care, educates physicians, and serves as a resource for furthering the knowledge of cystic fibrosis.

Our diagnostic services include:

  • Assessment of pulmonary physiology
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • Allergy testing
  • Exercise physiology testing


Health Professionals

Educational Resources

Audiovisual Lectures for Physicians

Patient Stories

  • Kaelea Butterfield

    Kalea Butterfield portrait Kaelea has severe, life-threatening asthma and in 2010, she was flown by air ambulance from Cedar Rapids to University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital with a serious asthma attack. She was intubated and placed into a medically induced coma to allow her body to heal.Read more
  • Sean Peck

    Sean Peck portrait When Sean was 9 days old, his parents learned that newborn screening tests showed their baby had cystic fibrosis. Just a day later, an unrelated issue caused him to stop breathing and he was taken to UI Stead Family Children's Hospital. While there, Sean’s parents met with the cystic fibrosis care team to learn about his condition and what to expect.Read more
  • Grace Lidgett

    Grace Lidgett portrait At 14 months old, Grace was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Thanks to many pediatric specialists, she is now an eight year-old looking to fulfill her life dreams.Read more
  • Stella Turnbull

    Stella Turnbull portrait Despite being given only weeks to live, Stella was treated at UI Stead Family Children's Hospital and is now 6 years old. Read more

Locations and Contact

  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
    Pediatric Specialty Clinic, 2400 Colloton Pavilion
    200 Hawkins Drive
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    In House Directions: Elevator F, Level 2
    • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Scheduling: 319-356-2229
    • Clinic: 319-356-1828
    • Emergency, evenings, weekends: 319-356-1616
    • Toll free: 888-573-KIDS (5437)
  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital–Quad Cities
    865 Lincoln Road
    Bettendorf, Iowa 52272
    • Phone: 563-344-2240
    • Toll free: 877-386-9105
  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital–Waterloo
    3410 Kimball Avenue
    Waterloo, Iowa 50702
    • Phone: 855-543-2884 (855 KID AT UI)

Care Team

Other Team Members

Allergy and Immunology Fellows

  • Juline Caraballo, MD
  • Amanda Lewis, MD
  • Javen Wunschel, DO

Cystic Fibrosis

  • Brittany Bruch, PharmD
  • Megan Cannon, RD


  • Kate Callahan, RN
  • Carrie Huberty, RN
  • Marissa Jarrett, RN
  • Tina Winch, RN