Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

The mission of the Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences is to improve the health of children with respiratory disorders by providing exemplary patient- and family-centered care, performing research to understand the mechanisms of disease, developing new therapies and training the next generation of health care providers.

Our physicians have the expertise to evaluate and treat a wide variety of problems, including asthma, acute and chronic pulmonary infections, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, sleep-disordered breathing, chronic cough, cystic fibrosis, dysfunctional swallowing, end-stage lung disease, interstitial lung diseases, lung failure and breathing abnormalities.

Pulmonary Centers

  • Pediatric Aerodigestive Program

    Combines Johns Hopkins pulmonary, gastroenterology, dysphagia, otolaryngology and speech-language pathology experts under one roof, to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of complex airway and gastroenterology problems.

  • Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center

    Dedicated to the study and treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF). The center is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and provides multidisciplinary care to more than 250 children and 350 adults with CF.

  • Aerodigestive Clinic

    The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center’s Aerodigestive Clinic includes pediatric otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, pulmonary specialists, and speech-language pathologist together seeing patients with complex disease that may have both respiratory and digestive components. Children with breathing and swallowing/feeding problems have coordinated diagnostic procedures in the office setting and when needed in the operating room.

  • Pediatric Sleep Center

    Dedicated to the care of children from infancy to adolescence with sleep-disordered breathing, neuromuscular disease and chronic respiratory failure.

Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences

The goal of the Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences is to advance the respiratory health of children in low-income and middle-income countries. Our work spans sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central America and South America, with a primary focus on the countries of South Africa, Malawi and Bangladesh. We also work in Lesotho, Nigeria, India, Peru, Guatemala and Rwanda.

Clinical Education Activities

Our clinical education activities are currently focused on the respiratory management of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 across the country of Lesotho. Our research is concentrated on the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of pediatric respiratory diseases, recently including studying infant lung development and respiratory diagnostics in Bangladesh and non-invasive ventilation in Malawi.

The Global Program has supervised multiple pediatric residents and medical students in Malawi, in collaboration with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, during tropical medicine rotations and NIH-funded research fellowships at Kamuzu Central Hospital in the capital city of Lilongwe. We also advise Ph.D. students at the Projahnmo Research Foundation in Bangladesh, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh’s RESPIRE program.

Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship

About the Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Program

The pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Johns Hopkins is an ACGME-approved program and is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Learn more and apply to the program.

Meet the Fellowship Faculty

Twenty-five faculty members participate in our training program as research preceptors.

Learn more about the fellowship faculty today. 

Featured Story

Improving Respiratory Care Where Most Needed

The Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences at Johns Hopkins brings residents to low-income and middle-income countries to help care for children and train health care providers.

Eric McCollum with physicians Brittany Hunter, left, and Chiara Bertolaso at Kamuzu Central Hospital

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