Current Officers

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Current Officers 2019-06-19T20:32:32-04:00
Greg Black, MD
Greg Black, MDPRESIDENT

Dr. Black is an Allergy and Asthma Specialist. He is board certified in Allergy and Clinical Immunology and Pediatrics and board eligible in Internal Medicine. He received his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

He completed a dual Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at the University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Following his residency, Dr. Black spent a year providing medical care to the underserved population of Whangarei, New Zealand.

He recently completed his fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. His areas of special interest are asthma, chronic sinusitis, immune deficiency and anaphylaxis in children and adults.

He is excited about returning home to South Carolina with his wife and daughter and looks forward to providing up to date, personalized care to his patients.

John Ramey, MD
John Ramey, MDIMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT AND MEMBER AT LARGE

Dr. John Ramey grew up in Florence, SC and graduated salutatorian from West Florence High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Math-Economics and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Furman University in 1995. He was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa while at Furman. Dr. Ramey has completed nine years of medical training. He attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was a member of the medical honor Dr. John Ramey grew up in Florence, SC and graduated salutatorian from West Florence High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Math-Economics and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Furman University in 1995. He was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa while at Furman. Dr. Ramey has completed nine years of medical training. He attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was a member of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He then completed an internal medicine residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and finished an allergy-immunology fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa, one of the top rated allergy-immunology programs in the country. He is board certified in both Allergy and Immunology.

Dr. Ramey is the president of the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society of SC and is a frequent national lecturer on asthma, exhaled nitric oxide, and practice management issues. He is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA), American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI). He has published book chapters, medical papers, and medical reviews. He has served on the boards of the American Lung Association in Charleston and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation in Tampa. He has been either the primary investigator or sub investigator in over 200 clinical trials studying asthma, allergic rhinitis, hereditary angioedema, urticaria (hives), atopic dermatitis (eczema), nasal polyps, migraines, food allergies, itching, immune deficiencies and COPD.

Dr. Ramey married his college sweetheart and has two sons and two daughters. Dr. Ramey obtained his SC real estate license in order to help his wife, Mikki, with the marketing of her real estate company, Healthy Realty. He also has started a company called DrMoves.com that helps health care professionals with the relocation process.

He is active in his church, Daniel Island Fellowship, and has participated in medical mission trips to Honduras, Romania, and Ecuador. He enjoys playing tennis and the guitar.

Patricia Gerber, MD
Patricia Gerber, MDPRESIDENT-ELECT

Dr. Patricia Gerber is a native of Racine, Wisconsin. She earned a B.A. in Biology at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. She completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Subsequently, Dr. Gerber attended the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee for pediatric allergy/immunology and adult rheumatology fellowships. She completed an additional fellowship in pediatric immunology and rheumatology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. During her fellowships, Dr. Gerber performed basic science research examining immune deficiencies and their relationship to the purine pathway and platelet and complement function in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Dr. Gerber served as an Assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Center and was Associate Professor of Medicine and Allergy Fellowship Director at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Gerber is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. She has also completed initial board certification in Pediatric Rheumatology.

Dr. Gerber has been active in the community, participating in the organization of asthma camps in North Carolina and South Carolina, and serving as consultant for the school nurse monitoring program for high-risk asthmatics and President of the local chapter of the American Lung Association in Greenville. Since moving to the Charleston area in 2002, she has practiced medicine at National Allergy, Asthma, and Urticaria Centers with interests in hives, atopic dermatitis, asthma, sinus problems, and recurrent infections due to immunodeficiencies. Dr. Gerber and her husband have been married 26 years and have a college-bound son and two unruly dachshunds.

Kelli Williams, MD
Kelli Williams, MDMEMBER AT LARGE

Dr. Kelli Williams is from Bangor, Maine. She earned her B.A. in chemistry at Colgate University in upstate New York, her M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, and her M.P.H. in international health and development from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina and her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. While in fellowship, her translational research focused on the investigation of the underlying immunologic basis of why patients with Job’s Syndrome (autosomal dominant STAT3 deficiency, also known as Hyper IgE Syndrome) have recurrent Staphylococcus aureus infections, primarily in the skin and lungs. Her clinical fellowship at the NIH allowed her to specialize inrare immunologic and allergic diseases in both children and adults. Since leaving the NIH, Dr. Williams’ remains particularly interested in evaluating patients with possible immune deficiency or immune dysregulation. Additionally, she manages patients with allergic rhinitis and sinus disease, asthma, anaphylaxis and mastocytosis, drug allergy, eczema and contact dermatitis, eosinophilic disease, food allergy, and urticaria and angioedema.

Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is also the Medical Director of Infusion for MUSC Children’s Health. Dr. Williams is board-certified in Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. She is actively involved in the American Academy of PediatricsSection on Allergy & Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the Clinical Immunology Society. She is currently the Chair of the Early Career Immunologists Committee within the Clinical Immunology Society.

Dr. Williams and her husband have two energetic boys and live in Charleston, South Carolina. They enjoy outdoor fun, traveling, and good food.

Joseph Moyer, MD
Joseph Moyer, MDSECRETARY / TREASURER

Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dr. Moyer has a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point. After graduation, he was commissioned in the U.S. Army as an Infantry officer. Early military training included completion of the Infantry Officer, Airborne, and Ranger courses at Ft. Benning, GA. Following several years of service in the infantry, Dr. Moyer returned to school and received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Post-graduate training included residencies in Pediatrics and Allergy/Immunology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Army medical department assignments included tours as a pediatrician, an allergist, and as a brigade surgeon with the 82nd Airborne Division during the Persian Gulf War. Dr. Moyer is board certified in Allergy/Immunology as well as pediatrics. Dr. Moyer’s primary interests are allergic rhinitis and asthma. Dr. Moyer sees adults as well as children. He accepts most major insurance plans. Dr. Moyer currently resides in Myrtle Beach with his wife Barbara and their three children, Lisa, Sara and Ross. He enjoys playing music, tennis and golf.