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Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric pulmonology research


Sanjay Jhawar, M.D.

Dr. Jhawar studies pulmonary morbidity in children with systemic lupus erythematosus and other connective disorder; leukocyte chemotaxis; and chronic pulmonary inflammation.

Ruth McDonald, M.D.

Dr. McDonald's research interests include the effects of air pollutants, including second hand smoke and ozone, on lower airway inflammation and oxidant stress responses in infants and animal models.

Kent Pinkerton, Ph.D.

Dr. Pinkerton's research focuses on the health effects of environmental air pollutants on lung structure and function, the interaction of gases and airborne particles within specific sites and cell populations of the lungs in acute and chronic lung injury, and the effects of environmental tobacco smoke on lung growth and development.