Tracy B. Fausnight, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI

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Tracy B. Fausnight, MD,  FAAAAI,  FACAAI
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Academic Appointments

Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Specialties
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

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About Me

Tracy Fausnight, MD, received her undergraduate and master's degrees in biology from the University of Pennsylvania and enrolled at Penn State College of Medicine, where she completed both medical school and pediatric residency. Dr. Fausnight then completed her fellowship in allergy and immunology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After fellowship, she joined the faculty at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She is currently a professor of pediatrics and medicine and division chief of allergy and immunology in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Fausnight is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, as well as a member of the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association.


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Professional Education


Medical School, Penn State College of Medicine - 1997


Fellowship, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - 2002


Residency, Pediatrics Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - 2000

Research Interests

  • Departmental culture and its impact on women's academic success
  • Food allergy and anxiety in children

Academic Interests

  • Food allergy
  • Medical student, resident, and fellow education and curriculum development
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency


  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012 and 2017