After earning his BA in English literature, mathematics, and philosophy at Washington University (St. Louis), David Sloane attended Harvard Medical School, completed an internal medicine residency at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center (Boston), and then a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston). He spent five years as an NIH funded basic scientist studying mechanisms of innate immunity in allergic inflammation before becoming a full time clinically active allergist-immunologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and the West Roxbury VA Medical Center. A passionate teacher since his undergraduate days, David earned a Master’s Degree in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2013. He teaches in physiology and immunology at Harvard Medical School, and is involved in curriculum reform there. In addition to education and immunology, David’s interests range from logic and pure mathematics to psychology. He lives in Sharon, MA with his wife and five children.