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Joseph Michael Collaco, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Appointment Phone

410-955-2035

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes

Departments

  • Pediatrics - Pulmonology

Locations

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Appointment Phone: 410-955-2035

200 N. Wolfe Street
Rubenstein Child Health
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-2035

Expertise

Asthma, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology

Research Interests

Cystic Fibrosis Epidemiology; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Epidemiology

Biography

Dr. J. Michael Collaco is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His clinical specialty is pediatric pulmonary medicine, including chronic lung disease of premature infants, lung disease in medically complex patients, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and general pediatric pulmonary, including asthma.

Dr. Collaco attended Yale University and received his M.D. from Case Western University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his pediatric residency, pediatric pulmonary fellowship and master’s of business degree at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Collaco joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2005.

His primary research interest is environmental factors that affect clinical outcomes in cystic fibrosis and other pediatric respiratory disorders. He is the recipient of a Harry Schwachman award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to pursue this research and has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles.

Dr. Collaco is a member of the Cystic Fibrosis Research Development Center and the Heridatory Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center. He has been recognized by Johns Hopkins with the John C. Hume Scholarship and the Francis F. Schwentker Research Award. Dr. Collaco is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center / MD (2000)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2003)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2008)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics-General (2003, 2013)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Colaco's studies environmental factors that affect clinical outcomes in cystic fibrosis and other pediatric respiratory disorders. He is the recipient of a Harry Schwachman award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to pursue this research and has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Green DM, Collaco JM, McDougal KE, Naughton KM, Blackman SM, Cutting GR. "Heritability of respiratory infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis."J Pediatr. 2012 Aug;161(2):290-5.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.01.042. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

    Collaco JM, Kole AJ, Riekert KA, Eakin MN, Okelo SO, McGrath-Morrow SA. "Respiratory medication adherence in chronic lung disease of prematurity." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Mar;47(3):283-91. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21547. Epub 2011 Sep 8.

    McGrath-Morrow SA, Ryan T, McGinley BM, Okelo SO, Sterni LM, Collaco JM."Polysomnography in preterm infants and children with chronic lung disease." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Feb;47(2):172-9. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21522. Epub 2011 Aug 3.

    McGrath-Morrow S, Malhotra D, Lauer T, Collaco JM, Mitzner W, Neptune E, Wise R, Biswal S. "Exposure to neonatal cigarette smoke causes durable lung changes but does not potentiate cigarette smoke-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adult mice." Exp Lung Res. 2011 Aug;37(6):354-63. doi: 10.3109/01902148.2011.577268. Epub 2011 Jun 7.

    Wright FA, Strug LJ, Doshi VK, Commander CW, Blackman SM, Sun L, Berthiaume Y, Cutler D, Cojocaru A, Collaco JM, Corey M, Dorfman R, Goddard K, Green D, Kent JW Jr, Lange EM, Lee S, Li W, Luo J, Mayhew GM, Naughton KM, Pace RG, Paré P, Rommens JM, Sandford A, Stonebraker JR, Sun W, Taylor C, Vanscoy LL, Zou F, Blangero J, Zielenski J, O'Neal WK, Drumm ML, Durie PR, Knowles MR, Cutting GR. "Genome-wide association and linkage identify modifier loci of lung disease severity in cystic fibrosis at 11p13 and 20q13.2." Nat Genet. 2011 Jun;43(6):539-46. doi: 10.1038/ng.838. Epub 2011 May 22.

    Blackman SM, Hsu S, Vanscoy LL, Collaco JM, Ritter SE, Naughton KM, Cutting GR. Genetic modifiers play a substantial role in diabetes complicating cystic fibrosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Apr;94(4):1302-9.

    Collaco JM, Vanscoy LL, Bremer LA, McDougal, KE, Blackman SM, Bowers A, Naughton K, Jennings J, Ellen J, Cutting GR. Interactions between secondhand smoke and genes that affect cystic fibrosis lung disease. JAMA. 2008 Jan 30;299(4):417-24.

    Collaco JM, Cutting GR. Update on Gene Modifiers in Cystic Fibrosis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2008; 14(6):559-66.

    Collaco JM, Gower WA, Mogayzel PJ. Pulmonary dysfunction in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients: Overview, diagnostic complications, and infectious complications. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007; 49(2):117-26.

    Gower WA, Collaco JM, Mogayzel PJ. Pulmonary dysfunction in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients: Non-infectious and long-term complications. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007; 49(3):225-33.

    Vanscoy LL, Blackman SM, Collaco JM, Bowers A, Lai T, Naughton K, Algire, M, McWilliams R, Beck S, Hoover-Fong J, Hamosh A, Cutler D, Cutting GR. Heritability of lung disease severity in cystic fibrosis. AJRCCM. 2007; 175(10):1036-43.

    Collaco JM, Simpson SW. Human forearm muscle architecture. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2000; Supplement 30:127-8.

    Gower WA, Collaco JM, Ellis C, Halbower AC, Mogayzel PJ. What is Your Diagnosis? A previously healthy adolescent with evolving infiltrates and progressive respiratory distress. Thorax: 2009 Apr;64(4):290, 364.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Harry Schwachman Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    • National Science Scholar, 1992 - 1996
    • Yale Presidents Public Service Fellowship, 1994
    • Herbert S. Steuer Memorial Award, CWRU Anatomy Department, 2000
    • Francis F. Schwentker Research Award, JHU Department of Pediatrics, 2008
    • John C. Hume Scholarship, JHU School of Public Health, 2009

    Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
      Fellow
  • Videos & Media +

    Lectures and Presentations

    Environmental and Genetic Influence on CF Lung Disease

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