Ruchi Gupta, M.D., M.P.H. has more than 15 years of experience as a board-certified pediatrician and health researcher. She 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. Finally, she received her Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is nationally recognized for her groundbreaking research in the area of food allergy 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, ED visits and hospitalizations, quality of life and use of epinephrine in schools. Dr. Gupta has been a faculty member at Northwestern Medicine since 2004 and a clinical attending at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago where she is actively involved in clinical, epidemiological, and community research. Dr. Gupta leads the Food Allergy Outcomes Research Program and is a cofounder of the Food Allergy Research Consortium at Northwestern Medicine. She is also the author of the book The Food Allergy Experience. Dr. Gupta has over 60 publications and her work has been featured in major TV networks and print media.