- Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
- Mary Ann & J Milburn Smith Senior Scientist in Child Health Research
- Clinical Attending, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
- Director, Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR)
- Director, Science & Outcomes of Allergy & Asthma Research Program (SOAAR)
Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Clinical Attending at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She has more than 15 years of experience as a board-certified pediatrician and health researcher and currently serves as the director of the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR) and Science and Outcomes of Allergy and Asthma Research Program (SOAAR) where she is actively involved in clinical, epidemiological, and community-based research.
Dr. Gupta is nationally recognized for her groundbreaking research in the area of food allergy and asthma epidemiology; specifically her research on childhood food allergy prevalence. She has also significantly contributed to academic research surrounding economic costs, pediatric management of food allergy and asthma, ED visits and hospitalizations, quality of life and community interventions especially in schools. Dr. Gupta has over 100 peer reviewed publications and her work has been featured in major TV networks and print media. Dr. Gupta strives to improve the lives of children and their families through her research and hopes to continue finding answers and shaping policies surrounding pediatric food allergy and asthma.
Dr. Gupta completed her undergraduate and medical education at the University of Louisville. She completed her medical residency at Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, University of Washington in Seattle, WA and then a pediatric health services research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She then received her Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.