Arizona

Pediatric Pulmonary Division
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Project Director

Cori Daines, MD
(520) 626-7780
cdaines@nullarc.arizona.edu


Faculty and Staff

Physicians

Adjunct Faculty

Nurse

Family Liaison

  • TBD

Nutritionist

Respiratory Therapist

Social Worker

  • Mary McGuire, MSW

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Associate Director

Program Coordinator

CysticLife-PPC Coordinator

 

Fact Sheet

  • In collaboration with the American Lung Association, a Basic Asthma Management skills course was developed (A case bases, problem oriented program designed for all health professionals).
  • In conjunction with the University Health Systems Consortium, a benchmarking for asthma emergency care and inpatient management was developed. From this work, the Best Practices for Asthma Care available to the members of the UHSC were developed, and for a nominal fee access is given to other health care providers.
  • Conducted an advocacy project examining disparities between states in funding for asthma care.
  • Surveyed Mountain West Cystic Fibrosis Consortium (MWCFC) cystic fibrosis centers regarding practices for sexuality Counseling for adolescent cystic fibrosis patients, with plans to standardize this care among consortium members.
  • In conjunction with MWCFC cystic fibrosis centers, the standardization of social work practices with CF patients is in the making.

Contact Information

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Pediatric Pulmonary Center
1501 N Campbell Avenue, Box 245073
Tucson, AZ 85724-5073
Telephone: (520) 626-2962
lrascon@nullpeds.arizona.edu
http://uappc.peds.arizona.edu/

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