Dr. Peden holds a number of Senior Administrative Positions, in addition to the faculty positions listed above.
Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research, School of Medicine
Vice Chair for Translational Research, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Service Director for Team Science, NC Translational and Clinical Science Institute (CTSA)
Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, & Lung Biology
Chief, Division of Allergy, Immunology, & Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Honors and Awards
President-Elect (Secretary/Treasurer, 2015-2016, President-Elect, 2016-2017, President, 2017-2018, Past President, 2018-2019)
2016-2017, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology,
Top Doctors List
2012-present, U.S. News and World Report
Best Doctors listing for Allergy and Immunology
“Susceptible Populations” & “Air Pollution and Asthma” lectures in ENVR 732 - Health effects of air pollution
Lectures for Allergy fellows: Asthma, Sinusitis, Immunodeficiency, Food Allergy, Drug Allergy
Faculty member in the Curriculum of Toxicology
Translational and clinical research in environmental lung disease.
The impact of environmental agents and pollutants on respiratory and systemic inflammation and physiology, which impacts airway diseases such as asthma, COPD, inhalational injury and airway infection as well as triggering cardiovascular events.
The examination of inflammatory processes and mechanisms in the respiratory tract and extending basic science findings to humans. This includes developing and performing innovative and high quality pre-clinical and clinical investigation of novel treatments for lung and allergic diseases.
MD, Medicine, West Virginia University, 1984
MS, Pharmacology and Toxicology, West Virginia University, 1984
BA, cum laude, Biology, West Virginia University, 1980