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Pulmonary and Allergy Team


Division of Pulmonary



Jonathan Parsons, MD
Director, OSU Asthma Center
Medical Degree – Medical University of Ohio, Toledo
Specialty Training – Pulmonary and critical care medicine
Clinical Interests – Asthma, asthma in athletes
Research Interests – Asthma, exercise-induced asthma
 

Matthew Exline, MD
Medical Degree – The University of Nevada
Specialty Training – Pulmonary and critical care medicine
Clinical Interests – Pulmonary infections, Critical Care, Asthma
Research Interests – Innate immune response to infections, smoking, asthma


Stephen Kirkby, MD
Medical Degree - Penn State University College of Medicine
Specialty Training - Adult pulmonary and critical care fellowship; Pediatric pulmonary medicine fellowship
Clinical Interest - Cystic Fibrosis, asthma, lung transplantation
Research Interest - Exercise in CF and asthma, CF microbiology


Jennifer McCallister, MD
Medical Degree –West Virginia University, Morgantown
Specialty Training – Pharmacy, pulmonary and critical care medicine
Clinical Interests – Asthma, asthma in women (including pregnancy)
Research Interests – Asthma treatments and quality of life


Jeffery Weiland, MD
Medical Degree – The Ohio State University, Columbus
Specialty Training – Pulmonary and sleep medicine
Clinical Interests – Asthma, sleep medicine
Research Interests – Asthma treatments and quality of life


Karen Wood, MD
Medical Degree – Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown
Specialty Training – Pulmonary, sleep and critical care medicine
Clinical Interests – Asthma, general pulmonology
Research Interests – Inflammatory mechanisms of airway diseases


Division of Allergy

Charity Fox, MD
Medical Degree – University of Maryland, Baltimore
Specialty Training – Allergy and immunology
Clinical Interests – Asthma, allergy, immunodeficiency, food allergy
Research Interests – Immunological basis of asthma


Asthma Nurse Practioner

Cathy Benninger, RN, MS, CNP
Director, OSU Asthma Center Educational Program
Nursing Degree – The Ohio State University, Columbus
Specialty Training – Certified adult nurse practitioner, certified asthma educator
Clinical Interests – Asthma education, asthma self-management
Research Interests – Clinical asthma trials, asthma education