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Meredith Christine McCormack, M.D., M.H.S.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Female

Appointment Phone

410-550-5864

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3467

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases

Research Interests

Asthma; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Environmental exposures and lung disease

Biography

Dr. Meredith McCormack is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, general pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine. 

Dr. McCormack holds a joint appointment in environmental health sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

She earned her M.D. from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and her M.H.A from the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and performed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. McCormack's research interests include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and environmental exposures and lung disease.

She has been recognized with several honors, including a Loan Repayment Award for clinical research from the National Institutes of Health.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University / MD (1999)

    Residencies

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital / Internal Medicine (2003)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2008)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2009)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trials:

    Dr. McCormack is participating in the LIBERATE clinical study for individuals who have difficulty breathing and suffer from severe emphysema. For more information, visit here


    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    McGowan EC, Matsui EC, McCormack MC, Pollack CE, Peng R, Keet CA. "Effect of poverty, urbanization, and race/ethnicity on perceived food allergy in the United States." Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Jul;115(1):85-86.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2015.04.021.

    Kolahdooz F, Butler JL, Christiansen K, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Hansel NN, McCormack MC, Sheehy T, Gittelsohn J, Sharma S. "Food and nutrient intake in African American children and adolescents aged 5 to 16 years in Baltimore city." J Am Coll Nutr. 2015 Apr 9:1-12. [Epub ahead of print]

    Brigham EP, McCormack MC, Takemoto CM, Matsui EC. "Iron status is associated with asthma and lung function in US women." PLoS One. 2015 Feb 17;10(2):e0117545. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117545. eCollection 2015.

    Keet CA, McCormack MC, Pollack CE, Peng RD, McGowan E, Matsui EC. "Neighborhood poverty, urban residence, race/ethnicity, and asthma: Rethinking the inner-city asthma epidemic." J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Mar;135(3):655-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.11.022. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

    McCormack MC, Belli AJ, Kaji DA, Matsui EC, Brigham EP, Peng RD, Sellers C, Williams DL, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Hansel NN. "Obesity as a susceptibility factor to indoor particulate matter health effects in COPD." Eur Respir J. 2015 May;45(5):1248-57. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00081414. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

    Davis MF, Peng RD, McCormack MC, Matsui EC. "Staphylococcus aureus colonization is associated with wheeze and asthma among US children and young adults." J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Mar;135(3):811-3.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.10.052. Epub 2014 Dec 20.

    Paulin LM, Diette GB, Scott M, McCormack MC, Matsui EC, Curtin-Brosnan J, Williams DL, Kidd-Taylor A, Shea M, Breysse PN, Hansel NN. Home interventions are effective at decreasing indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations. Indoor Air. 2013 Dec 14. doi: 10.1111/ina.12085. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24329966

    Fernandes JR, Salinas HM, Broelsch GF, McCormack MC, Meppelink AM, Randolph MA, Redmond RW, Austen WG. Jr. The Prevention of Capsular Contracture with Photochemical Tissue Passivation 1. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24263392

    McCormack MC, Aloe C, Curtin-Brosnan J, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Matsui EC. Guideline-recommended fractional exhaled nitric oxide is a poor predictor of health-care use among inner-city children and adolescents receiving usual asthma care. Chest. 2013 Sep;144(3):923-9. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-3098. PMID: 23764806

    Bose S, Breysse PN, McCormack MC, Hansel NN, Rusher RR, Matsui E, Peng R, Curtin-Brosnan J, Diette GB. Outdoor exposure and vitamin D levels in urban children with asthma. Nutr J. 2013 Jun 12;12(1):81. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23758744

    Jamieson DB, Matsui EC, Belli A, McCormack MC, Peng E, Pierre-Louis S, Curtin-Brosnan J, Breysse PN, Diette GB, Hansel NN. Effects of allergic phenotype on respiratory symptoms and exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul 15;188(2):187-92. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201211-2103OC. PMID: 23668455

    Hansel NN, McCormack MC, Belli AJ, Matsui EC, Peng RD, Aloe C, Paulin L, Williams DL, Diette GB, Breysse PN. In-home air pollution is linked to respiratory morbidity in former smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 15;187(10):1085-90. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201211-1987OC. PMID: 23525930

    Lu KD, Breysse PN, Diette GB, Curtin-Brosnan J, Aloe C, Williams DL, Peng RD, McCormack MC, Matsui EC. Being overweight increases susceptibility to indoor pollutants among urban children with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr;131(4):1017-23, 1023.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.12.1570. Epub 2013 Feb 10. PMID: 23403052

    Anderson GB, Dominici F, Wang Y, McCormack MC, Bell ML, Peng RD. Heat-related emergency hospitalizations for respiratory diseases in the Medicare population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 15;187(10):1098-103. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201211-1969OC. PMID: 23491405

    Lee JH, Kirkham JC, McCormack MC, Nicholls AM, Randolph MA, Austen WG Jr. The effect of pressure and shear on autologous fat grafting. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May;131(5):1125-36. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182879f4a. PMID: 23385989

    Fernandes JR, Samayoa JC, Broelsch GF, McCormack MC, Nicholls AM, Randolph MA, Mihm MC, Austen WG Jr. Micro-mechanical fractional skin rejuvenation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb;131(2):216-23. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182789afa. PMID: 23357983

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Graduate Program Affiliation

    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Clinical Research Trainee Award, CHEST Foundation, 2005 - 2007
    • Delta Omega Honor Society for Public Health, 2006
    • Loan Repayment Award for Clinical Research, 2006 - 2010
    • Leadership Development Program, American College of Chest Physicians, 2008
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