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Joseph Michael Collaco, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
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Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes

  • Children's Center
  • Cystic Fibrosis Research Development Center
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center


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

Research Interests

Cystic Fibrosis Epidemiology; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Epidemiology


Other Training: M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University (2011); M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University (2008); M.S., Anatomy, Case Western Reserve University (2000).


  • English


American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)
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  • Education +


    • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center (Cleveland OH ) (2000)


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


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


    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Research Publications:

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

    Educational Publications:

    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.
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    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
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    Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic
    200 N. Wolfe Street
    David Rubenstein Child Health Building
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-2035
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2035
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    • Pediatrics - Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis

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