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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, Colorado

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

Members

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH

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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, California

Members

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

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, Tennessee

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

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Exacerbations Subcommittee

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

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

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

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

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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, Maryland

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, Pennsylvania

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

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

Robert Smith, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH

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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, Maryland

Members

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

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

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

Monica Kraft, M.D.
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

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

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

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

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

Alkis Togias, M.D.
NIAID, NIH

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Quality of Life Subcommittee

Co-chairs

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

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

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, Illinois

Jill Halterman, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Rochester, New York

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

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

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

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

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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, Virginia

Meyer Kattan, M.D.
Columbia University, New York

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

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

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

Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH

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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, Colorado

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

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

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, Massachusetts

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

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

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

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, Massachusetts

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

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

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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, Massachusetts

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, Georgia

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

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

Thomas Croxton, Ph.D., M.D.
NHLBI, NIH

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

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

Matthew Fenton, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH

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, Maryland

Margarita Gomez, M.D.
NIAID, NIH

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

James Kiley, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH

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

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

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

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

Patricia Noel, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH

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

Marshall Plaut, M.D.
NIAID, NIH

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

Daniel Rotrosen, M.D.
NIAID, NIH

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

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

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, Georgia

Gail Weinmann, M.D.
NHLBI, NIH

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