Our Team

Dr. Carey Lumeng

Carey Nien-Kai Lumeng, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Frederick G L Huetwell Professor for the Cure and Prevention of Birth Defects
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular and Integrated Physiology

Clinical Interests: asthma, cystic fibrosis
Research Interests: adipose tissue inflammation and the development of metabolic disease, effects of obesity on hematopoiesis     

Dr Caverly

Lindsay Jane Leininger Caverly, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: asthma, cystic fibrosis

Research Interests: lung infections in children with cystic fibrosis, with particular focus on atypical Mycobacteria

 

Amy Goldstein Filbrun, M.D.

Amy Goldstein Filbrun, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Director, Pediatric Home Ventilator Program
Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Center
Rachel Gurtowsky, MSN, PNP

Rachel Louise Gurtowsky, MSN, PNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Ventilator Unit
Fauziya Hassan MBBS

Fauziya Hassan, M.B.B.S, M.S.

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: asthma, central hypoventilation syndrome, chronic respiratory failure, muscular dystrophy, sleep-disordered breathing, spinal muscular atrophy  

Dr. Marc Hershenson

Marc Barry Hershenson, M.D.

Frederick GL Huetwell Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director, Fellowship Program in Pediatric Pulmonology

Clinical Interests: asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, chronic respiratory failure, congenital lung disease, cystic fibrosis
Research Interests: viral-induced asthma exacerbations, early-life viral infections in the development of asthma, role of periostin and other matricellular proteins in the pathogenesis of asthma

 

Alyssa Huffer, MSN

Alyssa Huffer, MSN, CPNP-AC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Ventilator Unit
Toby Crowe Lewis

Toby Crowe Lewis, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: asthma, cystic fibrosis
Research Interests: effects of air pollution and viruses on asthma health, community-based health behavior interventions to improve asthma care.      

Annette Merritt, MSN

Annette Merritt, MSN, CPNP-AC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Ventilator Unit
Samya Z. Nasr MB BCh

Samya Z. Nasr, MB BCh

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Center

Clinical Interests: asthma, cystic fibrosis, international lung health
Research Interests: cystic fibrosis adherence, newborn screening and quality improvement

Antonia Petrova Popova MD

Antonia Popova, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, cystic fibrosis
Research Interests: innate immunity and bronchopulmonary dysplasia 

Ixsy Ramirez MD

Ixsy Ramirez, M.D., M.P.H.

Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: aerodigestive disorders, asthma, cystic fibrosis
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Annette Merritt, MSN

Ann Marie Ramsey, RN, MSN, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Ventilator Unit
Coordinator of the Pediatric Home Ventilator Program
Thomas Saba, M.D.

Thomas Saba, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Fellowship Program in Pediatric Pulmonology
Director, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Center

Clinical Interests: asthma, cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia