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Tamara T. Perry, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Allergy and Immunology


  • Allergy/Immunology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1062
    Fax: 501-364-3173
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1997
  • B.S., University of Arkansas, 1993


  • Fellowship, Allergy and Immmunology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2001-2004
  • Internship, Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1997-1999
  • Residency, Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1999-2001

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Allergy & Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Community-based research, Reducing disparities in pediatric asthma among high-risk populations

Recent Honors

  • Role Model Award, Minority Access, Inc., 2007
  • Best Doctors in America, AY Magazine, 2009
  • Best Doctors in America, 2009
  • Spark! Star, Museum of Discovery, 2014
  • Joan Cramner Mentor of the Year, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2015
  • UAMS Phenomenal Woman, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Bird JA., Lack G., Perry TT. Clinical Management of Food Allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2015 3:1-3.
  • Journal Article, Song Y., Wang J., Leung N., Lisann L., Wang L., Ross J., Sicherer SH., Scurlock AM., Pesek R., Perry TT., Jones SM., Li XM. Correlations between basophil activation, specific IgE, and skin test wheal size with outcome and severity of oral food challenges. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2015 114:319-326.
  • Journal Article, Burbank AJ., Lewis AD., Hewes M., Schellhase DE., Rettiganti M., Hall-Barrow J., Bylander LA., Brown RH., Perry TT. Mobile-Based Asthma Action Plans for Adolescents. J Asthma 2015 52(6):583-6.
  • Journal Article, Sicherer SH., Wood RA., Vickery BP., Perry TT., Jones SM., Lueng DY., Blackwell B., Dawson P., Burks AW., Lindblad R., Sampson HA. Impact of Allergic Reactions on Food-Specific IgE Concentrations and Skin Test Results.. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2015 4(2):239-245.
  • Journal Article, Sampson HA., Randolph C., Bernstein D., Blessing-Moore J., Khan D., Lang D., Nicklas R., Oppenheimer J., Portnoy J., Schuller D., Spector S., Tilles, SA., Wallace D., Aceves S., Brock SA., James J., Jones S., Nadeau K., Nowak-Wegrzyn A., Perry TT., Sicherer SH., Simon RA., Vickery BP., Wood R. Food allergy: A practice parameter update-2014. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2014 134(5):1016-1025.
  • Journal Article, Vickery BP., Scurlock AM., Kulis M., Steele PH., Kamilaris J., Berglund JP., Burk C., Hiegel A., Carlisle S., Christie L., Perry TT., Pesek RD., Sheikh S., Virkud Y., Smith PB., Shamji MH., Durham SR., Jones SM., Burks AW. Sustained unresponsiveness in subjects completing peanut oral immunotherapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2014 133:468-475.
  • Journal Article, Coleman AT., Rettiganti M., Bai S., Brown RH., Perry TT. Mouse and Cockroach Exposure in Rural ARkansas Delta Region Homes. Annals of Allergy Asthma Immunol 2014 112:256-260.
  • Journal Article, Petitto J., Chervinskiy SK., Scurlock AM., Perry TT., Jones SM., Pesek RD. Successful clarithromycin desensitization in a macrolide-sensitive pediatric patient. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2013 1:307-308.
  • Journal Article, Kennedy JL., Jones SM., Porter N., White ML., Gephardt G., Hill T., Cantrell M., Nick TG., Melguizo M., Smith C., Boateng BA., Perry TT., Scurlock AM., Thompson TM. High-Fidelity Hybrid Simulation of Allergic Emergencies Demonstrates Improved Preparedness for Office Emergencies in Pediatric Allergy Clinics. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2013 1:608-617.
  • Journal Article, Dilley MA., Jones SM., Perry TT., Scurlock AM., Brodie-Fowler M., Bufford JD., Pesek RD. Pneumococcal Meningitis in a Patient with IRAK-4 Deficiency: A Case of Failed Prophylaxis. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2013 1:700-703.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Bridge Funds for the Reducing Asthma Disparities in Arkansas Research Program, CUMG, 2016-02-12 00:00:00-2017-08-31 00:00:00
  • School-Based Telemedicine Enhanced Asthma Management (SB-TEAM), NIH, 5R01HL091835-06, 2012-08-15 00:00:00-2017-05-31 00:00:00
  • Telemedicine Enhanced Asthma Management through the Emergency Department (TEAM-ED), NIH, 2016-03-15 00:00:00-2021-02-28 00:00:00

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