Mary Prunicki is Director of Air Pollution and Health Research at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy & Asthma Research at Stanford University. Dr. Prunicki’s research investigates the impact of environmental exposures on the immune system. Her studies focus on Fresno, CA, a city that is always in the top four in the nation for ozone and particle pollution and is also exposed to wildfire smoke. Dr. Prunicki is especially passionate about helping at-risk populationswho disproportionately share the burden of air pollution exposure. Prunicki received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University and her M.D. from Southern Illinois University.