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Asthma Outcomes Workshop

Members of the Planning Committee

The Asthma Outcomes Workshop was organized by a consortium of governmental and non-governmental organizations, including NIAID; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS); the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; and the Merck Childhood Asthma Network. Representatives from these organizations formed a Planning Committee that oversaw the workshop; the Planning Committee selected the workshop co-chairs.

Workshop Co-chairs

William Busse, M.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Wayne Morgan, M.D.
University of Arizona, Tucson

Virginia Taggart, M.P.H.
Division of Lung Diseases, NHLBI, NIH

Alkis Togias, M.D.
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation, NIAID, NIH

Planning Committee Organizations and Representatives


Peter Gergen, M.D., M.P.H.
Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D.
Julie Schwaninger, M.S.


Julie Bamdad, M.S.E.
Carol Blaisdell, M.D., MEd
Robert Smith, Ph.D.


Perdita Taylor-Zapata, M.D.
Anne Zajicek, M.D., PharmD.


J. Patrick Mastin, M.D.

Agency for Healthcare Research Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Denise Dougherty, Ph.D.
P. Jonathan White, Ph.D.

Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.

Floyd Malveaux, M.D., Ph.D.​​

Last Updated March 02, 2012

Last Reviewed February 06, 2012