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Associate Professor
Meredith McCormack

Departmental Affiliations

School of Medicine

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Info


Research Interests

  • asthma
  • COPD
  • particulate matter
  • air pollution
  • pulmonary function
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins BSPH
Jefferson Medical College
Honors & Awards

1997-1999 Hobart Amory Hare Honor Medical Society 1997-1998 Foerderer Scholarship for International Study 2001-present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2005-2007 Chest Foundation Clinical Research Trainee Award 2006-2010 NIH Loan Repayment Award for Clinical Research 2006-present Delta Omega Honor Society for Public Health 2008 American College of Chest Physicians Leadership Development Program

Select Publications
Selected publications from the last 10 years
  • McCormack MC, Belli AJ, Waugh D, Matsui EC, Peng RD, Williams D, Paulin L, Saha A, Aloe CM, Diette GB, Breysse PN, Hansel NN. Respiratory Effects of Indoor Heat and the Interaction with Air Pollution in COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016. PMID: 27684429
  • 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. European Respiratory Journal. Eur Respir J. 2015 Jan 8.
  • Keet CA, Matsui EC, McCormack MC, Peng RD. Urban Residence, Neighborhood Poverty, race/ethnicity and Asthma Morbidity Among Children in Medicaid. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Mar 7. PMID: 28283418
  • McCormack MC, Breysse PN, Matsui EC, Hansel NN, Peng RD, Curtin-Brosnan J, Williams DL, Wills-Karp M, Diette GD. Indoor Particulate Matter Increases Asthma Morbidity in Children with Non-Atopic and Atopic Asthma. Ann of Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 April; 106(4): 308-15.
  • McCormack MC, Breysse PN, Eggleston PA, Matsui EC, Hansel NN, Brosnan JC, Eggleston PA, Diette GB. In-Home Particle Concentrations and Childhood Asthma Morbidity. Environmental Health Perspectives 2009 Feb; 117(2): 294-8.
The Impact of African Dust on Childhood Asthma Morbidity in Barbados
Antimicrobial Agents and Asthma Morbidity Among African American Children with Asthma