About the Doctor

Joann Blessing-Moore, MD

Dr. Blessing-Moore is board certifiedĀ  allergist/immunologist and pediatric pulmonologistĀ  in private practice in Palo Alto and San Mateo, CA. Dr. Blessing-Moore is a member of local and national organizations, has served on numerous committees and held several elected positions, and is a pioneer in the field of Asthma Education.

She is a fellow in the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (ACAAI). She served on the Board of Directors for the ACAAI, and is the co-editor for the Task Force for Parameters for Asthma and Allergies. She was their representative to the editorial board for Pediatric Asthma – “Promoting the Best Practice”. As a member of the AAAAI, she is part of the Asthma Camps Consortium.

She served on the NIAID/NHLBI National Asthma Educational Strategy for Asthma Committee and is a current member of the San Mateo County Asthma Coalition.Dr. Blessing-Moore is active in the community, including work with Asthma Support Groups, Better Breathers’ Group at the Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City.

Her consultant work and grants received include consulting on a study of outpatient educational programs for children with asthma and their parents and a grant for the San Mateo Lung Association’s Camp Wheeze. She is the editor and/or author and presenter of numerous booklets, journal articles, chapters and public educational televised programs.

Dr. Blessing-Moore enjoys partnering with her patients and those involved in the care of her asthma/allergy patients and families.