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Clinical Medical Director, Pulmonary Ambulatory Services, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Research TDC Site, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Medical education; outcomes research; quality improvement; sleep medicine; thoracic insufficiency syndrome

Research Interests

Medical education; pulmonary vascular disease; thoracic insufficiency syndrome

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pulmonary Medicine, Rare Lung Diseases, Sleep Disorders, Home Ventilator, Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Medicine

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX, 2001.

Residency: Children's Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2004.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2007.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2004; Pediatric Pulmonary, 2008.

My Publications

Improving Detection of Rapid Cystic Fibrosis Disease Progression-Early Translation of a Predictive Algorithm Into a Point-of-Care Tool. Szczesniak, RD; Brokamp, C; Su, W; Mcphail, GL; Pestian, J; Clancy, JP. IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine-JTEHM. 2019; 7:2800108-8.

Use and Incidence of Adverse Effects of Proton Pump Inhibitors in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. McCrory, BE; Harper, HN; McPhail, GL. Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy. 2018; 38:725-729.

Early Detection of Rapid Cystic Fibrosis Disease Progression Tailored to Point of Care: A Proof-of-Principle Study. Szczesniak, R; Brokamp, C; Su, W; McPhail, GL; Pestian, J; Clancy, JP; IEEE, . 2017; 2017-December:204-207.

Protocol of a Pilot Study of Technology-Enabled Coproduction in Pediatric Chronic Illness Care. Kaplan, HC; Thakkar, SN; Burns, L; Chini, B; Dykes, DM; McPhail, GL; Moore, E; Saeed, SA; Eslick, I; Margolis, PA; et al. JMIR Research Protocols. 2017; 6:e71-e71.

Constrictive Bronchiolitis in Cystic Fibrosis Adolescents with Refractory Pulmonary Decline. Harris, WT; Boyd, JT; McPhail, GL; Brody, AS; Szczesniak, RD; Korbee, LL; Baker, ML; Clancy, JP. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2016; 13:2174-2183.

Adolescents' Spirituality and Cystic Fibrosis Airway Clearance Treatment Adherence: Examining Mediators. Grossoehme, DH; Szczesniak, RD; Mrug, S; Dimitriou, SM; Marshall, A; McPhail, GL. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2016; 41:1022-1032.

Decision Making for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Tonsillar Hypertrophy. Ishman, SL; Tang, A; Cohen, AP; Babiker, HE; Chini, B; Ehsan, Z; Fleck, RJ; Gordon, C; McPhail, GL; Pan, B; et al. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 2016; 154:527-531.

Predicting Future Lung Function Decline in Cystic Fibrosis Patients: Statistical Methods and Clinical Connections. Szczesniak, RD; Mcphail, GL; Li, D; Amin, RS; Clancy, JP. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2016; 51:217-218.

Lumacaftor alone and combined with ivacaftor: preclinical and clinical trial experience of F508del CFTR correction. Brewington, JJ; McPhail, GL; Clancy, JP. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine. 2016; 10:5-17.

Concentration of fractional excretion of nitric oxide (FENO): A potential airway biomarker of restored CFTR function. Kotha, K; Szczesniak, RD; Naren, AP; Fenchel, MC; Duan, LL; McPhail, GL; Clancy, JP. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 2015; 14:733-740.