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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Education & Training

  • B.S., Biochemistry, Yale College, New Haven, CT, (1980-1984)
  • M.P.H., Maternal & Child Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, (1991-1992)
  • M.D., Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, (1984-1988)

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine


Stephen J. Teach, M.D., M.P.H., is the Associate Dean for Pediatric Faculty 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, D.C., 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.

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • UpToDate, Inc.

Research & Publications