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Co-Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Pulmonary Medicine, Rare Lung Diseases, Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Function, Asthma, Pulmonary Medicine

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My Education

BS: Biology, Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland, OH, 1972.

MD: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1978.

MS: Anatomy, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1978.

My Publications

Distinct nasal airway bacterial microbiotas differentially relate to exacerbation in pediatric patients with asthma. McCauley, K; Durack, J; Valladares, R; Fadrosh, DW; Lin, DL; Calatroni, A; LeBeau, PK; Tran, HT; Fujimura, KE; LaMere, B; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2019; 144:1187-1197.

A computerized decision support tool to implement asthma guidelines for children and adolescents. Kercsmar, CM; Sorkness, CA; Calatroni, A; Gergen, PJ; Bloomberg, GR; Gruchalla, RS; Kattan, M; Liu, AH; O'Connor, GT; Pongracic, JA; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2019; 143:1760-1768.

Management/Comorbidities of School-Aged Children with Asthma. Kercsmar, CM; Shipp, C. Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. 2019; 39:191-204.

Transcriptome networks identify mechanisms of viral and nonviral asthma exacerbations in children. Altman, MC; Gill, MA; Whalen, E; Babineau, DC; Shao, B; Liu, AH; Jepson, B; Gruchalla, RS; O'Connor, GT; Pongracic, JA; et al. Nature Immunology. 2019; 20:637-651.

Rhinitis in children and adolescents with asthma: Ubiquitous, difficult to control, and associated with asthma outcomes. Togias, A; Gergen, PJ; Hu, JW; Babineau, DC; Wood, RA; Cohen, RT; Makhija, MM; Hershey, GK K; Kercsmar, CM; Gruchalla, RS; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2019; 143:1003-1011.e10.

45 - Wheezing in Older Children: Asthma. Kercsmar, CM; Mcdowell, KM. Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children. 2019.

Obstruction phenotype as a predictor of asthma severity and instability in children. Sorkness, RL; Zoratti, EM; Kattan, M; Gergen, PJ; Evans, MD; Visness, CM; Gill, M; Hershey, GK K; Kercsmar, CM; Liu, AH; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2018; 142:1090-1099.e4.

Ohio Pediatric Asthma Repository: Opportunities to Revise Care Practices to Decrease Time to Physiologic Readiness for Discharge. Simmons, JM; Biagini Myers, JM; Martin, LJ; Kercsmar, CM; Schuler, CL; Pilipenko, VV; Kroner, JW; He, H; Austin, SR; Nguyen, H; et al. Hospital Pediatrics. 2018; 8:305-313.

Adjunctive Pharmacotherapies in Children With Asthma Exacerbations Requiring Continuous Albuterol Therapy: Findings From The Ohio Pediatric Asthma Repository. Shein, SL; Farhan, O; Morris, N; Mahmood, N; Alter, SJ; Biagini Myers, JM; Gunkelman, SM; Kercsmar, CM; Khurana Hershey, GK; Martin, LJ; et al. Hospital Pediatrics. 2018; 8:89-95.

Wheezing in Older Children: Asthma. McDowell, KM; Kercsmar, CM. In: Wilmott R; Bush A, Ed. Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children E-Book. Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2018.