The University of Arizona Health Sciences

Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Faculty

 

Cori L. Daines, MD, Associate Professor
Dr. Daines earned her MD at St. Louis University School of Medicine, completed her residency at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, and her fellowship in pediatric pulmonary medicine at the University of North Carolina. Before joining The University of Arizona, Dr. Daines was an assistant professor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Daines is the Director of the Pediatric Flex-Bronch Program. She is also the Center Director for the Tucson Cystic Fibrosis Center. Dr. Daines participates in a non-invasive ventilator support program for special needs children and cares for children with eosinophilic gastroenteritis and eosinophilic esophagitis at the PANDA Children’s Aerodigestive Disorders Center. She also participates in monthly Neuro-muscular clinics with CRS. Dr. Daines’ research interests focus on the treatment of cystic fibrosis.

Michael Daines, MD, Associate Professor
Dr. Daines earned his MD at St. Louis University School of Medicine, completed his residency at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, and a fellowship in allergy/immunology at Duke University Medical Center. Before joining The University of Arizona, Dr. Daines was an assistant professor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He implemented Arizona’s first pediatric IgE and cell-mediated allergy skin-testing program at the PANDA Children’s Aerodigestive Disorders Center. As an NIH-funded investigator, Dr. Daines’ research interests include determining how genetic and environmental factors combine to produce allergic diseases such as allergic rhinitis, asthma, food allergies and eczema.

Fernando D. Martinez MD, Professor
Dr. Martinez is a Regents’ Professor, Swift-McNear Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Arizona Respiratory Center, and Director of the BIO5 Institute at the University of Arizona. His major research interests include the natural history of childhood asthma, and the role of genetic, physiological, immunological and environmental factors as determinants of the risk for asthma in early life. Dr. Martinez received his medical degrees from the University of Chile, Santiago and the University of Rome, Italy. He completed his residency in paediatrics at the University of Rome, specialising in paediatric pulmonology. He has been at the University of Arizona since 1987. Dr. Martinez is a member of the National, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Advisory Council and member of the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child. He has been a member of the Board of Extramural Advisors of the NHLBI, and of the Pulmonary and Allergy Drug Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration. He was also a member of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program’s Expert Panel, which developed the last two versions of the NHLBI Guidelines for the Treatment of Asthma, and currently serves as a member of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Advisory Council. Dr. Martinez has written more than 250 journal articles, book chapters and editorials, and has lectured in over 50 countries across the world.

Wayne J. Morgan, MD, Professor 
Dr. Morgan’s is a Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Morgan is the Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program Director. Dr. Morgan’s clinical interests include asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and pediatric sleep medicine. He is nationally recognized for his expertise as a respiratory physiologist and has helped to develop innovative lung function testing methods for infants and young children. He is a core member of the research team conducting the Tucson Childrens Respiratory Study. This is a longitudinal study of childhood respiratory health from infancy through late adolescence. It is unique in this country and has substantively added to our understanding of risk factors for asthma and clarified the phenotypes of wheezing illness in young children. Dr. Morgan is also an accomplished educator and has received several teaching awards for his skills in teaching respiratory physiology, clinical pediatrics, and pediatric pulmonary medicine. He is principal investigator of the Tucson Field Center of the National Inner City Asthma Study. This is an NIAID/NIH funded study of environmental and physician education/feedback interventions to improve the outcome of children with asthma who live in the inner city. He is also the chair of the Scientific Advisory Group for the Epidemiologic Study of Cystic Fibrosis and Director of the Tucson Cystic Fibrosis Center. Finally, Dr. Morgan is Associate Head of Academic Affairs for the Department of Pediatrics.

Hanna Phan, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor 
Dr. Phan is is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cross-Appt) and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science. Dr. Phan is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Immunology. She founded the Post-Graduate Year 2 (PGY-2) Pediatric Pharmacy Residency in 2009 having served as its Residency Program Director from 2009 to 2015 and continues to precept pharmacy residents and students in Pediatric Pulmonology. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Michigan, completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Pharmacotherapy at The Ohio State University, and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BSPS) by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties.  Dr. Phan is an advocate for pediatric pharmacy practice through her leadership and service in state and national professional pharmacy organizations. She is a contributing editor for the casebook, Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Self Assessment, has given lectures nationally and internationally, and authored various book chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts in the area of pediatric pharmacotherapy. Dr. Phan is active in various pulmonary avenues including the Cystic Fibrosis Data Safety Monitoring Board and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Success with Therapies Research Consortium. Dr. Phan’s current research interests include safety and efficacy of drug therapy, patient education, and adherence in the treatment of cystic fibrosis and asthma. 

Anne L. Wright, PhD, Professor
Dr. Wright, a Professor of Pediatrics, is the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs. She oversees all aspects of the Faculty Affairs Office. She designs and implements career and leadership development programs; oversees faculty recruitment and promotion; monitors and works to enhance faculty diversity; fosters initiatives to increase faculty participation; and evaluates the effects of these efforts. A medical anthropologist, Dr. Wright has led projects that resulted in sustained change in both health behaviors and the status of women. She recently collaborated with colleagues at the Association of American Medical Colleges to produce and disseminate an e-seminar on unconscious bias as it relates to hiring of faculty and leaders. Dr. Wright has been an employee of the UA College of Medicine since 1979, and her research on the epidemiology of asthma in childhood is nationally and internationally known. She is committed to creating a climate where faculty members feel welcome, valued and engaged.