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Co-Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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My Biography & Research

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Divisions

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



Blog Posts

Hospitals, Clinics, Schools Team Up to Improve Asthma Outcomes

Asthma and Allergy

Hospitals, Clinics, Schools Team Up to Improve Asthma Outcomes

Carolyn M. Kercsmar, MD, Mona E. Mansour, MD, MS ...7/3/2019

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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

Serum IL-6: A biomarker in childhood asthma?. Jackson, DJ; Bacharier, LB; Calatroni, A; Gill, MA; Hu, J; Liu, AH; Wheatley, LM; Gem, JE; Gruchalla, RS; Hershey, GK K; et al. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2020; 145:1701-1704.e3.

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.