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Director, Asthma Center

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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My Biography & Research


Theresa Guilbert, MD, MS, is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonary and is a professor in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Cincinnati Children's within the UC Department of Pediatrics. She is the associate director of the Asthma Center and has 14 years of experience in providing clinical care to children and adolescents with asthma and conducting clinical and epidemiologic research. She has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America for several years. Dr. Guilbert has been elected to serve on the Pulmonology Subboard of the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Pediatric Planning and the Pediatric Program Committees. In addition, she has trained and mentored several academic pediatric pulmonologists.

Clinical Interests

Preschool wheezing; difficult-to-control asthma

Research Interests

Early life risk factors, exposures, and environment interactions; early childhood asthma; recurrent wheezing; clinical electronic medical data

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonary Function, Best Doctors, Pulmonary Medicine, Asthma

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1992.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO.

MS: Epidemiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2007.

My Publications

Tomasallo C, Hanrahan L, Tandias A, Cowan K, Guilbert TW. Estimating Wisconsin Asthma Prevalence Using Clinical Electronic Health Records and Public Health Data. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jan;104(1):e65-73.

Papadopoulos NG, Arakawa H, Carlsen KH, Custovic A, Gern J, Lemanske R, Le Souef P, Mäkelä M, Roberts G, Wong G, Zar H, Akdis CA, Bacharier LB, Baraldi E, van Bever HP, de Blic J, Boner A, Burks W, Casale TB, Castro-Rodriguez JA, Chen YZ, El-Gamal YM, Everard ML, Frischer T, Geller M, Gereda J, Goh DY, Guilbert TW, Hedlin G, Heymann PW, Hong SJ, Hossny EM, Huang JL, Jackson DJ, de Jongste JC, Lalayci O, Aït-Khaled N, Kling S, Kuna P, Lau S, Ledford DK, Lee SI, Liu AH, Lockey RF, Lødrup-Carlsen K, Lötvall J, Morikawa A, Nieto A, Paramesh H, Pawankar R, Pohunek P, Pongracic J, Price D, Robertson C, Rosario N, Rossenwasser LJ, Sly PD, Stein R, Stick S, Szefler, S, Taussig LM, Valovirta E, Vichyanond P, Wallace D, Weinberg E, Wennergren G, Wildhaber J, Zeiger RS. International consensus on (ICON) pediatric asthma. Allergy. 2012 Aug;67(8):976-97.

Zeiger RS, Mauger D, Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Martinez FD, Lemanske RF Jr, Strunk RC, Covar R, Szefler SJ, Boehmer S, Jackson DJ, Sorkness CA, Gern JE, Kelly HW, Friedman NJ, Mellon MH, Schatz M, Morgan WJ, Chinchilli VM, Raissy HH, Bade E, Malka-Rais J, Beigelman A, Taussig LM; CARE Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Daily or intermittent budesonide in preschool children with recurrent wheezing. Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 24;365(21):1990-2001.

Guilbert TW, Singh AM, Danov Z, Evans MD, Jackson DJ, Burton R, Roberg KA, Anderson EL, Pappas TE, Gangnon R, Gern JE, Lemanske RF Jr. Decreased lung function after preschool wheezing rhinovirus illnesses in children at high risk to develop asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Sep;128(3):532-8.

Guilbert TW, Mauger DT, Allen DB, Zeiger RS, Lemanske RF, Jr., Szefler SJ, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB; Covar R, Sorkness CA, Taussig LM, Martinez FD, Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Growth of preschool children at high risk for asthma two years after discontinuation of fluticasone. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Nov;128(5):956-63.

Lemanske RF Jr, Mauger DT, Sorkness CA, Jackson DJ, Boehmer SJ, Martinez FD, Strunk RC, Szefler SJ, Zeiger RS, Bacharier LB, Covar RA, Guilbert TW, Larsen G, Morgan WJ, Moss MH, Spahn JD, Taussig LM; the Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Step-up therapy for children with uncontrolled asthma receiving inhaled corticosteroids. N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 18;362(11):975-85.

Guilbert TW, Stern DA, Morgan WJ, Martinez FD, Wright, AL. Effect Of Breastfeeding On Lung Function In Childhood And Modulation By Maternal Asthma Atopy. Amer J Respri Crit Care Med. 2007 Nov 1;176(9):843-8.

Guilbert TW, Morgan WJ, Zeiger RS, Mauger DT, Boehmer SJ, Szefler SJ, Bacharier LB, Lemanske RF Jr, Strunk RC, Allen DB, Bloomberg GR, Heldt G, Krawiec M, Larsen G, Liu AH, Chinchilli VM, Sorkness CA, Taussig LM, Martinez FD. Long-term inhaled corticosteroids in preschool children at high risk for asthma. N Engl J Med. 2006 May 11; 354(19):1985-97.

Morgan WJ, Stern DA, Sherrill D, Guerra S, Holberg CJ, Guilbert T, Taussig LM, Wright AL, Martinez FD. Outcome of asthma and wheezing in the first six years of life: follow-up through adolescence. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Nov 15;172(10):1253-58.

Guilbert TW, Morgan WJ, Zeiger RS, Bacharier LB, Boehmer SJ, Krawiec M, Larsen G, Lemanske, Jr. RF, Liu A, Mauger DT, Sorkness C, Szefler SJ, Strunk RC, Taussig LM, Martinez FD. Atopic Characteristics of Children with Recurrent Wheezing at High-risk for the Development of Childhood Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Dec;114(6):1282-7.