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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

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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

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

McPhail GL, Weiland J, Acton JD, Ednick M, Chima A, VanDyke R, Fenchel MC, Amin RS, Seid M. Improving evidence-based care in cystic fibrosis through quality improvement. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Oct;164(10):957-60.

McPhail GL, Ednick MD, Fenchel MC, VanDyke R, Chima A, Amin RS, Seid M. Improving follow-up in hospitalised children. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct;19(5):e35

Ednick M, Cohen AP, McPhail GL, Beebe D, Simakajornboon N, Amin RS. A review of the effects of sleep during the first year of life on cognitive, psychomotor, and temperament development. Sleep. 2009 Nov 1;32(11):1449-58. Review.

McPhail GL, Acton JD, Fenchel MC, Amin RS, Seid M. Improvements in lung function outcomes in children with cystic fibrosis are associated with better nutrition, fewer chronic pseudomonas aeruginosa infections, and dornase alfa use. J Pediatr. 2008 Dec;153(6):752-7.

McPhail GL. Coagulation disorder as a presentation of cystic fibrosis. J Emerg Med. 2010 Apr;38(3):320-2.

Amin R, Somers VK, McConnell K, Willging P, Myer C, Sherman M, McPhail G, Morgenthal A, Fenchel M, Bean J, Kimball T, Daniels S. Activity-adjusted 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure and cardiac remodeling in children with sleep disordered breathing. Hypertension. 2008 Jan;51(1):84-91.

McPhail GL, Hardie WD. Cavitary lung lesions in a 2-year-old child. Respiration. 2008;76(1):117-8.