We are excited to welcome Dr. Susan Laubach to our AAMGRC family! Coming from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC Dr. Laubach joined our practice on July 1, 2011.
Originally from Stockton, California, Dr. Laubach majored in Human Biology with honors from Stanford University before undergoing her medical training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY where she founded a Palliative Care service for children with life-threatening illnesses. She then completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Duke University in Durham, NC where she received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency and food allergy. From there, she was honored to serve active duty, dependent, and retired military service members in the Department of Allergy/Immunology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Allergy & Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, Dr. Laubach conducted research on sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for children with peanut allergy, under the direction of Dr. Wesley Burks at Duke University. She has also published research on influenza vaccination in patients with egg allergy, and presented data on different build-up schedules for immunotherapy (allergy shots). Dr. Laubach is an active member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the American Academy of Pediatrics; and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Laubach met her husband, Justin, while both volunteering at Camp Okizu, a camp for northern Californian children with cancer and their siblings. He now practices anesthesiology in San Diego. They have 2 young children and a large extended family in the San Diego area.