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Rebecca Hope Dezube, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Cystic fibrosis; Pulmonary medicine; Lung transplants; Transplantation; Quality of care


Dr. Rebecca Dezube is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise are cystic fibrosis and critical care medicine. 

She received her A.B. from Harvard University and earned her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins, where she also served as an Assistant Chief of Service.  She also trained as a fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins. 

Dr. Dezube joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2017. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2009)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2012)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2013)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2018)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Jennings MT, Dezube R, Paranjape S, West NE, Hong G, Braun A, Grant J, Merlo CA, Lechtzin N. "An observational study of outcomes and tolerances in patients with cystic fibrosis initiated on Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor." Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Apr 13. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201701-058OC. [Epub ahead of print]

Tamma PD, Avdic E, Keenan JF, Zhao Y, Anand G, Copper J, Dezube R, Hsu S, Cosgrove SE. "What is the more effective antibiotic stewardship intervention: pre-prescription authorization or post-prescription review with feedback?" Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 1;64(5):537-543. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw780

Dezube R, Terry P, Akulian J, Mathai SC, Boyle M, Khasab T, Yarmus L. "Chronic expanding hematoma of the lung." Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 1;188(11):e71. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201304-0723IM. No abstract available

Desai SV, Feldman L, Brown L, Dezube R, Yeh HC, Punjabi N, Afshar K, Grunwald MR, Harrington C, Naik R, Cofrancesco J Jr. "Effect of the 2011 vs. 2003 duty hour regulation-compliant models on sleep duration, trainee education and continuity of patient care among internal medicine house staff: a randomized trial." JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 22;173(8):649-55. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.2973

Dezube R, Arnaoutakis GJ, Reed RM, Bolukbas S, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG, Eberlein M. "The effect of lung-size mismatch on mechanical ventilation tidal volumes after bilateral lung transplantation." Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;16(3):275-81. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivs493. Epub 2012 Dec 12

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