Allergy and Immunology Program - Care Team
Dr. Samira Jeimy
Dr. Jeimy completed medical school and internal medicine residency at the University of Toronto, followed by clinical immunology and allergy fellowship at Western University. She completed PhD studies in platelet immunology at McMaster University, supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Banting and Best Doctoral Award. She is board certified in internal medicine (FRCPC, ABIM), and in clinical immunology and allergy (FRCPC).
She is an assistant professor at Western University and the Program Director for Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University.
Her research interests include food and drug allergy. Her medical advocacy efforts include allergy education through social media (@drsamirajeimy) and collaborations including with the “Focused COVID Communications” group, which creates patient-centred educational resources.
Dr. Harold Kim
Dr. Kim graduated from medicine at Western University and completed his training in allergy and clinical immunology in London. He is an associate professor at Western and assistant clinical professor at McMaster University.
Dr. Kim is the past president of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and past president of the Canadian Network of Respiratory Care. He practices in Kitchener, London and Clinton.
Dr. Mark Kuprowski
Dr. Kuprowski completed his undergraduate studies and graduate studies at Western University before doing his medical degree at the University of Toronto. He completed his internal medicine training at McMaster University and his clinical immunology training at Western University.
In addition to seeing patients at St. Joseph’s Hospital, he is an assistant professor at Western..
Dr. Kara Robertson
Dr. Robertson is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Medicine at Western University, and a Clinical Immunologist and Allergist at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. She serves as the Continuous Quality Improvement Lead within the Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy.
Dr. Robertson is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology and Allergy. She completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Ottawa, followed by Internal Medicine residency training at Dalhousie University in Halifax and subspecialty training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University.
Her areas of interest include immunotherapy, pollen-food allergy syndrome, as well as quality improvement and patient safety.
Dr. Rongbo Zhu
Dr. Zhu completed his medical school training at Western University and his internal medicine residency at the University of Toronto. He completed his subspecialty training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University with additional training focusing on immunodeficiency at SickKids in Toronto.
Dr. Zhu is board certified in Internal Medicine (FRCPC, ABIM), and in Clinical Immunology and Allergy (FRCPC, ABAI). He is an assistant professor at Western University and is the Immunodeficiency Lead for Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University.
His areas of interest include virtual medicine and immunodeficiency.