Jun C. Mendoza
Major, Air Force
Institution: Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Certification: Fellowship in Allergy/Immunology
Dates: July 2019 – June 2021
Institution: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Certification: Internship and Residency in Pediatrics
Dates: Jun 2011 – June 2014
Institution: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Degree: Medical Doctor (M.D.)
Dates: Aug 2007 – May 2011
Institution: United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
Degree: B.S., Biology
Dates: Jun 2003 – May 2007
BiographyDr. Mendoza received his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) in 2007, then earned his medical degree at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in 2011. He went on to complete his internship and pediatric residency training at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) from 2011-2014. He practiced for 5 years as a general pediatrician, and was named the Uniformed Services Chapter West Pediatrician of the Year in 2016. He completed his Allergy and Immunology fellowship training at Wilford Hall Medical Center from 2019-2021, and is currently the military allergist/immunologist stationed at USAFA.
Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments
Feb202- 1st place award for best fellow case report, 35th Annual Military Allergy-Immunology Symposium
Oct202- 29th Annual American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology’s FIT Bowl winner
Oct2016- Uniformed Services Chapter West Pediatrician of the Year
2007- U.S Air Force Academy, Honors in Biology
Wangberg H, Mendoza J, Gomez R, Coop C, White A, Woessner K. The first reported case of Blaptica dubia cockroach allergy. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. 2021 Dec;17(1):1-5.
Mendoza J, Quinn J. Mountain Cedar Allergy: A Review of Current Available Literature. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2021 Sep 25.
Prewitt BS, Mendoza JC, Coop CA, Weiss S, Quinn JM. A Failure of Rapid Drug Desensitization. Military Medicine. 2021 Mar 22.
Mendoza J, Infante A, Nath P, Quinn J, Freeman T, Amornruk N. M262 A NOVEL ACTIVATION INDUCED CYTIDINE DEAMINASE MUTATION IN AN ADULT WITH HYPER-IGM SYNDROME. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2019 Nov 1;123(5):S113.
Miller CK, Mendoza JC, Coop CA. Anaphylaxis to MMR Vaccine Mediated by IgE Sensitivity to Gelatin. Military Medicine. 2020 May 12
Mendoza JC and Quinn JM. Improving Influenza Immunization Rates. 2020. Abstract/poster presentation at the 5th Annual Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Week Poster Competition (Meeting cancelled)
Mendoza, J., Miller, C., Coop, C. Anaphylaxis x2 to MMR Vaccine Mediated by IgE Sensitivity to Gelatin. 2020. Abstract/poster presentation at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology annual meeting. (Meeting cancelled)
Mendoza, JC, Infante, AJ, Nath, PI, Freeman, TM, Amornruk, N., Quinn, JM. A Novel Activation-Induced Cytidine Deaminase Mutation In An Adult With Hyper-IgM Syndrome. 2019. Abstract/poster presentation at the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology scientific annual meeting.
Waibel K, Lee R, Coop C, Mendoza J, White K. Food allergy guidance in the United States military: A work group report from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology's Military Allergy and Immunology Assembly. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2018 Jul 1;142(1):54-9.
Mendoza J, Waibel KH. Meals-ready-to-eat by almost everyone: a quick reference guide for individuals with food allergy. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 2017 Nov 1;5(6):1801-.