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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, Asthma, Pulmonary Medicine

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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

Examination of the uses, needs, and preferences for health technology use in adolescents with asthma. Ramsey, RR; Carmody, JK; Holbein, CE; Guilbert, TW; Hommel, KA. Journal of Asthma (Informa). 2019; 56:964-972.

Closing the door on social determinants of health and asthma disparities: Not so fast Reply. Guilbert, TW; Zeiger, RS; Haselkorn, T; Iqbal, A; Alvarez, C; Mink, DR; Chipps, BE; Szefler, SJ. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice. 2019; 7:2139-2103.

Preschool Wheezing Phenotypes Exhibit Heterogeneity in Disease Expression and Prognosis. Bacharier, LB; Guilbert, TW. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2019; 16:820-822.

Structural lung abnormalities on computed tomography correlate with asthma inflammation in bronchoscopic alveolar lavage fluid. Roach, DJ; Ruangnapa, K; Fleck, RJ; Rattan, MS; Hossain, MM; Guilbert, TW; Woods, JC. Journal of Asthma (Informa). 2019; 000:1-12.

Challenges in assessing the efficacy of systemic corticosteroids for severe wheezing episodes in preschool children. Guilbert, TW; Bacharier, LB; Mauger, DT; Phipatanakul, W; Szefler, SJ; Boehmer, S; Beigelman, A; Fitzpatrick, AM; Jackson, DJ; Baxi, SN; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2019; 143:1934-1937.e4.

Key Issues in Pediatric Asthma Preface. Bacharier, LB; Guilbert, TW. Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. 2019; 39:xv-xvi.

Personalized Medicine and Pediatric Asthma. Pajor, NM; Guilbert, TW. Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. 2019; 39:221-231.

New Directions in Pediatric Asthma. Bacharier, LB; Guilbert, TW. Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. 2019; 39:283-295.

Phenotypes of Recurrent Wheezing in Preschool Children: Identification by Latent Class Analysis and Utility in Prediction of Future Exacerbation. Fitzpatrick, AM; Guilbert, TW; Jackson, DJ; Szefler, SJ; Cabana, MD; Jr, LR F; Martinez, FD; Pongracic, JA; Zeiger, RS; Mauger, DT; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice. 2019; 7:915-924.e7.

Matched cohort study of therapeutic strategies to prevent preschool wheezing/asthma attacks. Grigg, J; Nibber, A; Paton, JY; Chisholm, A; Guilbert, TW; Kaplan, A; Turner, S; Roche, N; Hillyer, EV; Price, DB. Journal of Asthma and Allergy. 2018; Volume 11:309-321.