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Karen Huss, D.N.Sc., Ph.D.

  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Research Interests



Dr. Karen Huss holds a joint appointment in medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a nurse researcher and an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Her research focuses on asthma.

Dr. Huss’s work has been recognized with the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Achievement in Research Award. more


  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Diette GB, McCormack MC, Hansel NN, Butz AM, Huss K, Mudd K, Donithan M, Rand C, Bollinger ME. “Asthma management practices at home in young inner-city children.” J Asthma. 2004;41(4):433-444. doi: 10.1081/JAS-120033985.

Riekert, KA, Butz AM, Eggleston PA, Huss K, Winkelstein M, Rand CS. “Cargiver-physician medication concordance and undertreatment of asthma among inner-city children.” Pediatrics. 2003 March;111(3):214-220.

Morkjaroenpong V, Rand CS, Butz AM, Huss K, Eggleston P, Malveaux FJ, Bartlett SJ. “Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and nocturnal symptoms among inner-city children with asthma.” J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002;110(1):147–153.

Huss K, Winkelstein M, Calabrese B, Butz A, Reshef S, Rand C, Gilpin A. “Asthma management practices and education needs of Head Start directors and staff.” J School Health. 2002 Oct;72(8):329-333.

Huss K, Winkelstein M, Calabrese B, Nanda J, Quartey R, Butz A, Resto M, Huss R, Rand CS. “Rural school nurses’ asthma educational needs.” J Asthma. 2001;38(3):253-260.

Activities & Honors


  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 2002
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Achievement in Research Award, 1998
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