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Asthma Outcomes Workshop

Workshop Attendees

The Asthma Outcomes Workshop, held on March 15 and 16, 2010, brought together experts in asthma clinical research and representatives from federal agencies, the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare policy groups, and public voluntary organizations.

In addition to the members of the workshop Planning Committee, the following groups attended the workshop:

Workshop Subcommittee Members

Biomarkers Subcommittee

Co-chairs

Stanley J. Szefler, M.D.
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Sally Wenzel, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh, PA

Members

Robert Brown, M.D., M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Serpil Erzurum, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH

John Fahy, M.D., M.Sc.
University of California, San Francisco

Robert Hamilton, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

John Hunt, M.D.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Hirohito Kita, M.D.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MI

Andrew Liu, M.D.
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Reynold Panettieri, Jr., M.D.
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia

Robert P. Schlemier, Ph.D.
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Composite Scores of Asthma Control Subcommittee

Co-chairs

Michelle Cloutier, M.D.
University of Connecticut, Hartford

Michael Schatz, M.D., M.S.
Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA

Members

Mario Castro, M.D., M.P.H.
Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Noreen Clark, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

H. William Kelly, PharmD
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Rita Mangione-Smith, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Washington, Seattle

James Sheller, M.D.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Christine Sorkness, PharmD
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Stuart Stoloff, M.D.
Independent Family Practice
Carson City, Nevada

Peter Gergen, M.D., M.P.H.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Exacerbations Subcommittee

Co-chairs
Anne Fuhlbrigge, M.D., M.S.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

David Peden, M.D., M.S.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Members
Andrea Apter, M.D., M.Sc., MA
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Homer Boushey, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Carlos Camargo, Jr., M.D., Dr.P.H.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

James Gern, M.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Peter Heymann, M.D.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Fernando Martinez, M.D.
University of Arizona, Tucson

David Mauger, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

William Teague, M.D.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Carol Blaisdell, M.D., M.Ed.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Health Care Utilization and Costs Subcommittee

Co-chairs

Lara Akinbami, M.D.
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD

Sean Sullivan, Ph.D., M.Sc.
University of Washington, Seattle

Members

Jonathan Campbell, M.S., Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Denver

Robert Grundmeier, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Tina Hartert, M.D., M.P.H.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Todd Lee, PharmD, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago

Robert Smith, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Pulmonary Physiology Subcommittee

Co-chairs

Robert Tepper, M.D., Ph.D.
Indiana University, Indianapolis

Robert Wise, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Members

Ronina Covar, M.D.
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Charles Irvin, Ph.D.
University of Vermont, Burlington

Carolyn Kercsmar, M.D., M.S.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, OH

Monica Kraft, M.D.
Duke University, Durham, NC

Mark Liu, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

George O’Connor, M.D.
Boston University, MA

Stephen P. Peters, M.D., Ph.D.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Ronald Sorkness, M.S., Ph.D., R.Ph.
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Alkis Togias, M.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Quality of Life Subcommittee

Co-chairs

Sandra Wilson, Ph.D.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, CA

Cynthia Rand, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Members

Michael Cabana, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California, San Francisco

Michael Foggs, M.D.
Advocate Medical Group of Advocate Health Care, Chicago, IL

Jill Halterman, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Rochester, NY

Lynn Olson, Ph.D.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL

William Vollmer, Ph.D.
Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR

Rosalind Wright, M.D., M.P.H.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Virginia Taggart, M.P.H.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Symptoms Subcommittee

Co-chairs

Jerry Krishnan, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago

Robert Lemanske, Jr., M.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Members

Glorisa Canino, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Kurtis Elward, M.D., M.P.H.
Family Medicine of Albemarle, Charlottesville, VA

Meyer Kattan, M.D.
Columbia University, NY

Elizabeth Matsui, M.D., M.H.S.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Herman Mitchell, Ph.D.
Rho Federal Systems Division, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC

E. Rand Sutherland, M.D., M.P.H.
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Workshop Discussants

The Executive Committee, composed of the co-chairs of each subcommittee and the Planning Committee, invited participants to present critiques on the subcommittee reports.

The workshop discussants are listed below:

Bruce Bender, Ph.D.
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Thomas Casale, M.D.
Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Rosanna Coffey, Ph.D.
Thomson Reuters (Healthcare), Inc., New York, NY

Gregory Diette, M.D., M.H.S
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Theresa Guilbert, M.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Elliot Israel, M.D.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Tracy Lieu, M.D., M.P.H.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Carole Ober, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, IL

Paul O'Byrne, M.B., FRCP(C)
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Cecilia Patino, M.D.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Thomas Platts-Mills, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Helen Reddel, M.B., B.S., Ph.D.
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Victoria, Australia

Richard Shiffman, M.D., MCIS
Yale University, New Haven, CT

James Stout, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Washington, Seattle

Kelan Tantisira, M.D., M.P.H.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Stephen Teach, M.D., M.P.H
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Edward Zoratti, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System, Sterling Heights, MI

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Workshop Participant Observers

In addition, representatives from other federal agencies with asthma programs, the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare policy groups, and public voluntary organizations were invited to the workshop as observers.

The workshop participant observers are listed below:

M. Beth Benedict, DrPH, J.D., RN
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Washington, DC

Frederick Bode, M.D.
Sepracor, Inc., Marlborough, MA

Mary Brasler, EdD, M.S.N.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Washington, DC

Debera Brown
Asthmatx, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA

Rebekah Buckley, M.P.H., CRT
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Franklin Cerasoli, Ph.D.
Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY

Badrul Chowdhury, M.D., Ph.D.
Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

Thomas Croxton, Ph.D., M.D.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Irene Dankwa-Mullan, M.D., M.P.H.
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Yamo Deniz, M.D.
Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., Basel, Switzerland

David Diaz-Sanchez
US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

Norman Edelman, M.D.
American Lung Association, Washington, DC

Basil Eldadah, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Matthew Fenton, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Robinson Fulwood, Ph.D., MSPH
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Paul Garbe, D.V.M., M.P.H.
National Center for Environmental Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD

Margarita Gomez, M.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Karen Huss, Ph.D., M.S.N., RN
National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH, Bethesda, MD

James Kiley, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Deborah Kilstein, B.S.N., M.B.A., J.D.
Association for Community Affiliated Plans, Washington, DC

Monroe King, D.O.
National Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Kathy Lampl, M.D.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE

Shao-Lee Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
Amgen, Inc., Washington, DC

Soeren Mattke, M.D., DSc
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA

Patricia Noel, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Steve Pascoe, Ph.D.
Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland

Marshall Plaut, M.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Zhaoxia Ren, M.D., Ph.D.
NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Daniel Rotrosen, M.D.
NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Nancy Santanello, M.D., M.S.
Merck Research Laboratories, Whitehouse Station, NJ

Diana Schmidt, B.S., M.P.H.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Philip Silkoff, M.D., MBBS, MRCP
Centocor R&D, Inc., Malvern, PA

Liz Sloss, Ph.D.
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA

Alisa Smith, Ph.D.
US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

David Stempel, M.D.
GlaxoSmithKline, Middlesex, United Kingdom

Eileen Storey, M.D., M.P.H.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Gail Weinmann, M.D.
NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Carol Wilhoit, M.D., M.S.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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Last Updated February 29, 2012

Last Reviewed February 07, 2012