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Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Training Program

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


John E. Pascoe, MD, is a sleep-trained pediatric pulmonologist who specializes in treating children with sleep disorders, as well as pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular diseases. He is one of four pediatric pulmonary providers in the interdisciplinary Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center. He has also completed a research fellowship on adherence science in the Center for Adherence and Self-Management at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric sleep medicine

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Disorders, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia BPD, Neuromuscular Disorders, Upper Airway, Pulmonary Medicine

My Locations

My Education

Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006.

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2014.

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonary, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2017; Sleep Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2018.

My Publications

Understanding adherence to noninvasive ventilation in youth with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pascoe, JE; Sawnani, H; Hater, B; Sketch, M; Modi, AC. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2019; 54:2035-2043.

Sleep-disordered breathing in pediatric patients with Rett syndrome. Sarber, KM; Howard, JJ M; Dye, TJ; Pascoe, JE; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2019; 15:1451-1457.

Comparison of Pulmonary Function Decline in Steroid-Treated and Steroid-Naive Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Sawnani, H; Horn, PS; Wong, B; Darmahkasih, A; Rybalsky, I; Shellenbarger, KC; Tian, C; Rutter, MM; Simakajornboon, N; Amin, R; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 210:194-200.e2.

Adherence and barriers to hyperinsufflation in children with congenital muscular dystrophy. Pascoe, JE; Sawnani, H; Mayer, OH; McConnell, K; McDonough, JM; White, C; Rutkowski, AM; Amin, RS; Modi, AC. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2017; 52:939-945.