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Stephen J. Teach, MD, MPH

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Associate Division Chief, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services
Division Chief, Allergy and Immunology
Division Chief, Endocrinology and Diabetes

Medical Director, IMPACT DC Asthma Program

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Specialties: Asthma

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
Foreign LanguagesSpanish
National Provider Identifier1578641452

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Stephen J. Teach, MD, MPH, is Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine; Medical Director and Principal Investigator of IMPACT DC; Associate Director of the Center for Clinical and Community Research; and Division Chief, Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Teach’s primary academic focus is on the disparities evident in the care of inner-city children with asthma, including their over-reliance on urban emergency departments for episodic asthma care. In addition to his work with IMPACT DC (Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia), Dr. Teach serves as the Washington, DC site Principal Investigator for the NIAID funded Inner City Asthma Consortium.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Yale University New Haven, CTBachelor of Science 1984
Medical School Harvard Medical School Boston, MADoctor of Medicine 1988
Post Graduate Education University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CAMasters of Public Health 1992
In the News

National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Environmental Protection Agency National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma ManagementImproving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia (IMPACT-DC)2006

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1991 - 2009
MemberAmbulatory Pediatric Association1994 - 2009
MemberPediatric Emergency CareEditorial Board1998 - 2009
MemberSociety for Pediatric Research2001 - 2009
MemberAmerican Pediatric Society2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorProspective Multi-center Study of Bronchiolitis Admissions: Etiology and DispositionNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute2007 - 2011
InvestigatorParent Empowerment in Asthma CareChildren's National Medical Center Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee2008 - 2009
Read more about the research interests of Stephen J. Teach
Journal Article, Busse, WW, Morgan, WJ. Gergen, PJ, Mitchell, HE, Gern, JE, Liu AH, Gruchalla, RS, Kattan M, Teach SJ, Pongracic, JA, Chmiel, JF, Steinbach, SF, Calatroni A, Togias, A, Thompson, KM, Szefler, SJ, Sorkn (2011), Randomized Trial of Omalizumab (Anti-IgE), New England Journal of Medicine, 364, 11, 1005-1015.

Journal Article, Teach SJ, Quint DM. (2009), Pulmonary Perspectives: The IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic., Chest Physician , 4, 2, 10-11.

Journal Article, Cohen J, Gioia G, Atabaki S, Teach SJ. (2009), Sports-related Concussions in Pediatrics., Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 10, 288-293.

Journal Article, Quint DM, Teach SJ. (2009), IMPACT DC: Reconceptualizing the Role of the Emergency Department for Urban Children with Asthma. , Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 10, 115-121.

Journal Article, Szefler SJ, Mitchell H, Sorkness CA, Gergen PJ, O'Connor GT, Morgan WJ, Kattan M, Pongracic JA, Teach SJ, Bloomberg GR, Eggleston PA, Gruchalla RS, Kercsmar CM, Liu AH, Wildfire JJ, Curry MD, Busse WW (2008), Management of asthma based on exhaled nitric oxide in addition to guideline-based treatment for inner-city adolescents and young adults: a randomized controlled trial. , Lancet. , 372, 1065-1072.

Journal Article, Liberman D, Teach SJ. (2008), Management of Anaphylaxis. , Pediatric Emergency Care , 24, 861-866.

Journal Article, Stanley R, Teach SJ, Mann NC, Alpern ER, Gerardi MJ, Mahajan PV, Chamberlain JM. (2007), Variation in ancillary testing among pediatric asthmatics seen in emergency departments. , Academic Emergency Medicine, 14, 532-538.

Journal Article, Guagliardo MF, Huber WA, Quint DM, Teach SJ. (2007), Does spatial accessibility of pharmacy services predict compliance with long-term asthma control medications? , J Asthma, 44, 881-883.

Journal Article, Teach SJ, Crain E, Quint D, Hylan M, Joseph JG (2006), Environmental exposures among children with asthma seen in an urban emergency department. , Pediatrics , 117, 152-158.

Journal Article, Teach SJ, Guagliardo M, Crain E, Quint D, Joseph JG (2006), Spatial accessibility of primary care pediatric services in an urban environment: association with asthma management and outcomes. , Pediatrics , 117, 78-85.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Stephen Teach, MD, MPH view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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