Dr. James W. Fulton

James W. Fulton M.D.

Dr. Fulton completed his Allergy and Immunology fellowship at National Jewish Health in Denver. He treats both adult and pediatric patients, and is committed to their care as whole persons. He takes a deliberate approach to understanding how his patients (and families) are affected to ensure the best personalized treatment. He enjoys taking the time to educate patients about their conditions and treatments while building the necessary patient-physician partnership for optimal care. Dr. Fulton is board certified in Allergy and Immunology as well as Internal Medicine.  

Education
    • National Jewish Health/University of Colorado, Denver, CO 
      Allergy Immunology Fellowship, 07/01/2014-06/30/2016
    • Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
      Internal Medicine Residency, 07/01/2011-06/30/2014
      Doctor of Medicine, 08/01/2007-05/01/2011
    • University of California, San Diego
      Master of Science in Biological Sciences (Emphasis in Molecular Immunology)
      01/01/2004-07/01/2007
      Thesis Title: The Role of Lymphotoxin and LIGHT Signaling in Regards to Toll-Like Receptor Gene Expression

      Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience with a minor in Sociology
      09/01/2000-12/01/2004 

Professional Work History
    • Asthma and Allergy Associates, 09/03/2019-present
    • Allergy Partners of Northern Colorado, 09/01/2016-08/30/2019
    • Colorado State University Allergy Department, 09/01/2017-05/08/2019
Board Certification
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 473 score, 09/01/2016
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 488 score, 08/01/2014
  • USMLE Step 3, 217 score, 06/01/2012
  • USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills, pass, 02/01/2011
  • USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge, 221 score, 09/01/2010
  • USMLE Step 1, 222 score, 06/01/2009
Research Experience
  • National Jewish Health, Allergy and Immunology Department, Rafeul Alam, MD, PhD
    Worked on a project elucidating the role type-2 innate lymphocyte cells may play in steroid resistant asthma and Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease.
    05/01/2015-06/30/2016
  • Creighton University School of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Devendra Agrawal, PhD
    Worked on a project concerning Th9 cells and their contribution to the pathogenesis of asthma.
    04/01/2013-06/30/2013
  • La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI), Department of Molecular Immunology, Carl Ware, PhD and Chris Benedict, PhD
    Lab technician and research assistant for a project concerning the time dependent immune response cells to cytomegalovirus.
    06/01/2008-07/30/2008
  • LIAI, President and Scientific Director Mitchell Kronenberg, PhD
    Acted as the institute’s appointed real-time polymerase chain reaction field-expert, assisting fellow scientists with system trainings and experiment preparations.
    01/01/2007-07/01/2007
  • LIAI, Department of Molecular Immunology, Carl Ware, PhD and Chris Benedict, PhD
    Lab technician and research assistant for a project regarding type-I interferon response to cytomegalovirus and an independent project culminating into a MS thesis.
    01/01/2004—7/01/2007
Honors / Awards
  • Fellows-In-Training Travel Scholarship, AAAAI Annual Meeting, 03/01/2016
  • Fellows-In-Training Trivia Bowl Finalist, ACAAI Annual Meeting, 11/01/2015
  • Fellows-In-Training Travel Scholarship, ACAAI Annual Meeting, 11/01/2015
  • Fellows-In-Training Travel Scholarship, Aspen Allergy Annual Conference, 07/01/2015
  • Fellows-In-Training Travel Scholarship, AAAAI Annual Meeting, 03/01/2015
  • Fellows-In-Training Travel Scholarship, ACAAI Annual Meeting, 11/01/2014
  • Chrysalis Project Grant Award, AAAAI Annual Meeting, 03/01/2011
  • Clinical Allergy and Immunology, course honors, 4th year medical student, 07/01/2010
Professional Membership
  • 07/01/2014-present: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • 07/01/2014-present: American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • 07/01/2014-present: Colorado Asthma and Allergy Society
Publications
  • Schneider K, Loewendorf A, De Trez C, Fulton J, Rhode A, Shumway H, Ha S, Patterson G, Pfeffer K, Nedospasov SA, Ware CF, and Benedict CA. Lymphotoxin-mediated crosstalk between B cells and splenic stroma promotes the initial type I interferon response to cytomegalovirus. Cell Host Microbe. 2008 Feb 14;3(2):67-76
  • De Trez C, Schneider K, Potter K, Droin N, Fulton J, Norris PS, Ha SW, Fu YX, Murphy T, Murphy KM, Pfeffer K, Benedict CA, and Ware CF. The inhibitory HVEM-BTLA pathway counter regulates lymphotoxin receptor signaling to achieve homeostasis of dendritic cells. J Immunol. 2008 Jan 1;180(1):238-48
Manuscripts Submitted for Publishing
  • De Trez C, Fukuyama S, Jacquin C, Fulton J, Schneider K, Norris P, Nedospasov S, Pfeffer K, and Ware CF. Lymphoid Tissue Inducer Cells Control CD8α- Dendritic Cell Homeostasis via the Lymphotoxin-β Receptor Pathway. Submitted to PNAS, 04/01/2008
Posters
  • Singla A, Fulton J, Agrawal V, and Tadros M. Lymphoma Presenting as Hypercalcemia and Normalization of Parathormone in a Patient with Underlying Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting by Dr Singla, Orlando, FL. 05/01/2012
  • Fulton J, Bansal O, and Parr S. Subtle Atypical Symptoms in a Complicated Case of Thyrotoxicosis. Presented at Nebraska ACP annual poster competition, Omaha, NE. 10/01/2011
  • De Trez C, Schneider K, Potter K, Droin N, Fulton J, Norris PS, Ha SW, Fu YX, Murphy T, Murphy KM, Pfeffer K, Benedict CA, and Ware CF. The inhibitory HVEM-BTLA pathway counter regulates lymphotoxin receptor signaling to achieve homeostasis of dendritic cells. Assisted Dr De Trez with presentation at International TNF Conference, Asilomar, CA. 05/01/2007
Formal Presentations
  • Eosinophilic Granulomatous Polyangiitis: A Case Presentation. Department Lecture, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO. 09/01/2015
  • Granulomatous Lymphocytic Interstitial Lung Disease in CVID: A Case Presentation. Department Lecture, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO. 03/01/2015
  • Mannose Binding Lectin Deficiency: A Case Presentation. Department Lecture, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO. 10/01/2014
  • Acute Infective Endocarditis: A Case Presentation. Multidisciplinary Conference Lecture, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE. 10/01/2010
  • The Role of Lymphotoxin and LIGHT Signaling in Regards to Toll-Like Receptor Gene Expression. Thesis Defense, UCSD, La Jolla, CA. 07/01/2007
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