To lead divisions of Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Endocrinology
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 24, 2014) —The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics has appointed new chiefs to lead its divisions of Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Endocrinology.
Gerald B. Lee, M.D., has been chosen to head the Division of Allergy and Immunology. Lee is a 2003 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers in 2007. In 2011, he completed a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and then joined UofL in the Department of Pediatrics. He is actively involved in the UofL School of Medicine as member of their Educational Policy Committee as well as an associate director of the pediatric clerkship.
Lee replaces James L. Sublett, M.D., who has served as pediatric clinical faculty at the University of Louisville since 1980 and division chief and director of the pediatric allergy clinic since 1995.
Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. Wintergerst is a 2000 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed a pediatric residency at University of Florida College of Medicine in 2003 and a pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Stanford University in 2006. He is the Wendy L. Novak Endowed Chair of Pediatric Diabetes Care and Clinical Research. He also serves as the director of the Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care Center and TrialNet Diabetes Studies and co-director of the Children’s Metabolic Bone Center.
Wintergerst replaces Michael B. Foster, M.D., who has stepped down from his leadership position to focus on clinical practice.