Faculty

The Chair of the Department of Pediatrics is: Michael W. Konstan, MD.

The Pediatric Pulmonology Division Faculty are as follows:

  • Benjamin Gaston, MD
    • Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology
    • Professor of Pediatrics
    • Academic interests include asthma translational research, nitric oxide biology, and severe asthma
  • James F. Chmiel, MD, MPH
    • Director and Chief Executive, Ohio Clinical Trials Collaborative
    • Academic interests include airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis and asthma, anti-inflammatory agents, clinical and translational research in CF and asthma
  • Daniel I. Craven, MD
    • Director, Fellows Course
    • Director, Technology Dependent Clinic
    • Co-Director, Rainbow Asthma Center
    • Academic interests include asthma, technology dependent children, lung disease associated with sickle cell anemia and Down Syndrome
  • Amy DiMarino, DO
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    • o Academic interests include technology dependent children and pulmonary hypertension
  • Pamela B. Davis, MD, PhD
    • Dean and Vice President for Medical Affairs, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
    • Academic interests include cystic fibrosis, gene therapy, basic science and translational research in CF
  • Dorr G. Dearborn, MD, PhD
    • Director and Chair, Svetland Institute of Environmental Health
    • Academic interests include mycologic toxicology
  • Meeghan A. Hart, MD
    • Director, Infant Pulmonary Function Laboratory
    • Academic interests include infant pulmonary function testing, chronic lung disease of prematurity, cystic fibrosis, patient based research
  • Leigh A. Kerns, MD
    • Allergy/Immunology Faculty Member
    • Academic interests include Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, immune deficiencies, asthma, food and insect allergies, allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis
  • Michael W. Konstan, MD
    • Chair, Department of Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland Medical Center/Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
    • Director, Bryan Pulmonary Diagnostic Center
    • Academic interests cystic fibrosis, clinical and translational CF research
  • Kimberly McBennett, MD
    • Interim Director, LeRoy Matthews Cystic Fibrosis Center
    • Academic interests: adult cystic fibrosis, quality improvement
  • Laura Milgram, MD
    • Academic interests cystic fibrosis, asthma
  • Ross Myers, M.D.
    • Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program
    • Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Training Program
    • Academic interests include medical education, pulmonary infections
  • Erica Roesch, MD
    • Academic interests cystic fibrosis
  • Carol L. Rosen, MD
    • Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Center, UHC (trained in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine)
    • Academic interests include sleep disordered breathing
  • Kristie Ross, MD
    • Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Training Program
    • Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology and Sleep Medicine
    • Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine trained
    • Co-Director, Rainbow Asthma Center
    • Academic interests include asthma, health disparities, obesity, and clinical asthma research
  • Robert C. Stern, MD
    • Academic interests include cystic fibrosis, clinical research
  • Steven Strausbaugh, MD
    • Director, Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program
    • Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program
    • Academic interests include adult cystic fibrosis, clinical research, and transition of care in adolescents
  • Kathryn Ruda Wessell, DO
    • Allergy/Immunology Faculty Member

Basic Science Faculty:

  • Tracey L. Bonfield, PhD
    • Academic interests include cystic fibrosis, asthma, acute lung injury, and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
  • Calvin U. Cotton, PhD
    • Academic interests include (bicarbonate transport, ion transport in epithelia
  • Mitchell L. Drumm, PhD
    • Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland Medical Center/Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
    • Academic interests include Cystic Fibrosis, genetics and therapeutics
  • Thomas Gerkin, PhD
    • Academic interests include structure of biologically important molecules, mucin
  • Craig Hodges, PhD
    • Academic interests include mouse models of Cystic Fibrosis
  • Thomas Kelley, PhD
    • Academic interests include cell signaling in cystic fibrosis
  • Carol Liedtke, PhD
    • Academic interests include regulation of epithelial cotransporters
  • Stephen Lewis, PhD
    • Academic interests include physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology of ventilatory and vascular control in health and disease
  • Khalequz Zaman, PhD
    • Academic interests include S-nitrosylation signaling in Cystic Fibrosis
  • Nadzeya Marozkina, MD, PhD

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