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Stephen Teach, MD, MPH

Associate Dean, Pediatric Academic Affairs | Chair, Department of Pediatrics
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Locations

  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine

National Provider ID: 1578641452

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Outside Interests

  • Uptodate, Inc. 

Bio

Biography

Stephen J. Teach, MD, MPH, is the Associate Dean for Pediatric Academic Affairs and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences; and Director and Principal Investigator of IMPACT DC (Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia), a care, research, and advocacy program focused on under-resourced and largely minority children with asthma. Dr. Teach also serves as the Washington, DC, site Principal Investigator for the NIH/NIAID-funded Inner City Asthma Consortium.

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.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1994
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • MPH, 1992
    University of California Berkeley
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1991
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • MD, 1988
    Harvard Medical School
  • BS, 1984
    Yale University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Stephen Teach

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Isaiah's Story

A young boy and his family confront and manage asthma successfully through Dr. Stephen Teach's IMPACT DC asthma clinic.

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Noah's Story

"It’s all about keeping his asthma under control as best we can", Noah's dad expresses hope for his future .

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Heaven, Tiara and Messiah's Story

"My life has become better because I’m more educated and can help others,” Tiara Cuthbertson embraces being an asthma patient advocate.

News

News

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Pulmonary Perspectives The IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic

(2009) Chest Physician

Randomized Trial of Omalizumab AntiIgE

(2011) New England Journal of Medicine

Sportsrelated Concussions in Pediatrics

(2009) Current Opinion in Pediatrics

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Fine-Tuning How to Train Kids’ Developing Immune Systems to Prevent Wheezing Early in Life

A paradigm-shifting multicenter clinical trial will gauge whether infants randomly assigned to receive treatment suffer fewer respiratory symptoms than infants randomly assigned to receive placebo.

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Isaiah's Story

happy young family stands indoors facing camera

A young boy and his family confront and manage asthma successfully through Dr. Stephen Teach's IMPACT DC asthma clinic.

Read More of Isaiah's Story