Karen M. McDowell, MD

Director, Infant Pulmonary Function Lab

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-6771

Fax 513-636-4615

Email karen.mcdowell@cchmc.org

Clinical

Asthma; flexible bronchoscopy; general pediatric pulmonology; quality improvement methodologies; infant pulmonary function test

Research

Clinical asthma research; quality improvement methodologies; infant pulmonary function test

Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.

Fellowship: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.

Certification: Pediatric Pulmonology, 1996.

MD: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990.

MS: University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 1986.

BS: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1983.

McDowell KM, Craven DI. Pulmonary complications of Down syndrome during childhood. J Pediatr. 2011 Feb;158(2):319-25.

Kercsmar CM, McDowell KM. Love It or Lev It: The Role of Levalbuterol in Acute Severe Asthma—For now, Leave it. J Pediatr. 2009 155(2):162-164.

Richards MM, Banez, GA, McDowell KM. Pediatric Puzzler. Pediatric Perspectives. April 2006.

Ogunmola N, Wyllie R, McDowell K, Kay M, Mahajan L. Endoscopic closure of esophagobronchial fistula with fibrin glue. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 38(5): 539-541.