A photo of Karen McDowell.

Director, Infant Pulmonary Function Lab

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-6771

513-636-4615

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Asthma; flexible bronchoscopy; general pediatric pulmonology; quality improvement methodologies; infant pulmonary function test

Research Interests

Clinical asthma research; quality improvement methodologies; infant pulmonary function test

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Departments

Pulmonary Medicine, Asthma Center, Rare Lung Diseases, Pediatric Home Ventilator Program, Pulmonary Function Lab, Pulmonary Medicine

My Locations

My Education

BS: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1983.

MS: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1986.

MD: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1990.

Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH.

Fellowship: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH.

Certification: Pediatric Pulmonology, 1996.

My Publications

McDowell KM, Craven DI. Pulmonary complications of Down syndrome during childhood. J Pediatr. 2011 Feb;158(2):319-25.

Kercsmar CM, McDowell KM. Love It or Lev It: The Role of Levalbuterol in Acute Severe Asthma—For now, Leave it. J Pediatr. 2009 155(2):162-164.

Richards MM, Banez, GA, McDowell KM. Pediatric Puzzler. Pediatric Perspectives. April 2006.

Ogunmola N, Wyllie R, McDowell K, Kay M, Mahajan L. Endoscopic closure of esophagobronchial fistula with fibrin glue. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 38(5): 539-541.