Dr. Brian Tison grew up in Japan and Australia. The son of a military man of the Air Force, Dr. Tison traveled extensively around the world before settling in Wichita Falls, Texas. After graduating cum laude from Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, Dr. Tison completed his Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Latin at Rice University. While at Rice, Dr. Tison distinguished himself as a member of the Phi Lambda Upsilon biochemistry honor society, in addition to being recognized for his outreach efforts with the Presidential Service Award and the Brotzen Award for Service.
Dr. Tison obtained his Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) from Baylor College of Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Tison completed a post-graduate fellowship in Pathology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, during which he was awarded the Stuart A. Wallace Award of Excellence. Dr. Tison completed his residency in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He returned to Houston to specialize in Allergy and Immunology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. His interest in Allergy and Immunology stems from a lifelong interest in the mechanisms of immune functioning and the interaction between the local ecology of plants and pollens with the human body. Dr. Tison has published and lectured on many topics, including primary immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, drug allergy, urticaria (hives) and the impact of the urban environment on allergic disease.
Dr. Tison is actively involved in the Houston community as an Associate at Rice University. He has been involved in wetland research through the Ecology Department at Rice University, and is active with the Hermann Park Urban Green and the Buffalo Bayou Partnership. He is an active member of the Greater Houston Allergy Society, the Texas Medical Association, the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, Harris County Medical Society, and the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society. Currently, he is on staff at Park Plaza Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Hospital Southeast.
Dr. Tison’s wife, Dr. Stephanie Freeman, is a pediatrician and emergency room physician working with the Memorial Hermann Hospital System. They have two children and three dogs. With young children of his own, Dr. Tison has an interest in food allergies and eczema, and in the prevention of asthma and allergic disease. …