Faculty

Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Michael W. Konstan, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology Division Faculty

Benjamin Gaston, MD

  • Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Academic interests include asthma translational research, nitric oxide biology, and severe asthma

James F. Chmiel, MD, MPH

  • Director and Chief Executive, Ohio Clinical Trials Collaborative
  • Academic interests include airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis and asthma, anti-inflammatory agents, clinical and translational research in CF and asthma

Daniel I. Craven, MD

  • Director, Fellows Course
  • Director, Technology Dependent Clinic
  • Co-Director, Rainbow Asthma Center
  • Academic interests include asthma, technology dependent children, lung disease associated with sickle cell anemia and Down Syndrome

Amy DiMarino, DO

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Academic interests include technology dependent children and pulmonary hypertension

Pamela B. Davis, MD, PhD

  • Dean and Vice President for Medical Affairs, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
  • Academic interests include cystic fibrosis, gene therapy, basic science and translational research in CF

Dorr G. Dearborn, MD, PhD

  • Director and Chair, Svetland Institute of Environmental Health
  • Academic interests include mycologic toxicology

Meeghan A. Hart, MD

  • Director, Infant Pulmonary Function Laboratory
  • Academic interests include infant pulmonary function testing, chronic lung disease of prematurity, cystic fibrosis, patient based research

Leigh A. Kerns, MD

  • Allergy/Immunology Faculty Member
  • Academic interests include Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, immune deficiencies, asthma, food and insect allergies, allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis

Michael W. Konstan, MD

  • Chair, Department of Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland Medical Center/Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
  • Director, Bryan Pulmonary Diagnostic Center
  • Academic interests cystic fibrosis, clinical and translational CF research

Kimberly McBennett, MD

  • Interim Director, LeRoy Matthews Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Academic interests: adult cystic fibrosis, quality improvement

Laura Milgram, MD

  • Academic interests cystic fibrosis, asthma

Ross Myers, M.D.

  • Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Training Program
  • Academic interests include medical education, pulmonary infections

Erica Roesch, MD

  • Academic interests cystic fibrosis

Carol L. Rosen, MD

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Center, UHC (trained in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine)
  • Academic interests include sleep disordered breathing

Kristie Ross, MD

  • Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Training Program
  • Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology and Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine trained
  • Co-Director, Rainbow Asthma Center
  • Academic interests include asthma, health disparities, obesity, and clinical asthma research

Robert C. Stern, MD

  • Academic interests include cystic fibrosis, clinical research

Steven Strausbaugh, MD

  • Director, Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program
  • Academic interests include adult cystic fibrosis, clinical research, and transition of care in adolescents

Kathryn Ruda Wessell, DO

  • Allergy/Immunology Faculty Member

Basic Science Faculty

Tracey L. Bonfield, PhD

  • Academic interests include cystic fibrosis, asthma, acute lung injury, and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Calvin U. Cotton, PhD

  • Academic interests include (bicarbonate transport, ion transport in epithelia

Mitchell L. Drumm, PhD

  • Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland Medical Center/Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
  • Academic interests include Cystic Fibrosis, genetics and therapeutics

Thomas Gerkin, PhD

  • Academic interests include structure of biologically important molecules, mucin

Craig Hodges, PhD

  • Academic interests include mouse models of Cystic Fibrosis

Thomas Kelley, PhD

  • Academic interests include cell signaling in cystic fibrosis

Carol Liedtke, PhD

  • Academic interests include regulation of epithelial cotransporters

Stephen Lewis, PhD

  • Academic interests include physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology of ventilatory and vascular control in health and disease

Khalequz Zaman, PhD

  • Academic interests include S-nitrosylation signaling in Cystic Fibrosis

Nadzeya Marozkina, MD, PhD