Bazzy-Asaad, Alia

Section Chief

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory); Section Chief, Pediatric Respiratory Center; Director, Pediatric Asthma Care Team (PACT) and Pediatric Asthma Program; Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Care Unit


Alia Bazzy-Asaad graduated from the American University of Beirut where she also completed her residency in pediatrics. She completed a pediatric pulmonology fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Babies Hospital in 1984 and joined the Yale faculty in 1988.


Bruscia, Emanuela Marina

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Research Interests: Cystic Fibrosis; Lung inflammation; Macrophages

Canapari, Craig Anthony

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)
Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Program

Research Interests: Obstructive sleep apnea; neuromuscular disorders; sleep quality; obesity related lung disease

Clinical Interests: Respiratory Problems: Asthma, chronic cough, wheeze, noisy breathing, shortness of breath, sleep apnea, respiratory problems associated with neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy Non-respiratory sleep problems: Insomnia, nocturnal awakenings, bedtime problems, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness, circadian (body clock) disorders; any sleep problem in children or teenagers.

Donnelly, David F

Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Egan, Marie E

Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory) and Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center

Research Interests: Cystic fibrosis clinical studies; Cystic fibrosis basic science research (ion transport, Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) function); Cystic fibrosis translational research studies (strategies to bypass the basic defect)

Clinical Interests: Acute and chronic respiratory diseases; Asthma; Cystic fibrosis; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Pneumonia; Congenital anomalies; Flexible bronchoscopy; Chronic ventilation; Sleep/sleep studies

Esquibies, Americo E

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Research Interests: Hypoxia; Lung development; VEGF; Hyperoxia; Prostaglandin D synthase

Clinical Interests: Management of technology-dependent children; Chronic lung disease secondary to prematurity; Asthma; Bronchoscopy; Respiratory infections.

Gill, Ramneet K

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)
Sleep Medicine

Research Interests: Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and related respiratory illnesses in children. Sleep Disorders in Children.

Clinical Interests: Asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, cystic fibrosis, congenital malformations of the airway, behavioral insomnia of children, obstructive sleep apnea, parasomnias common to childhood, narcolepsy

Weiss, Pnina G

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)
Director, Subspecialty Resident Education
Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

Research Interests: Assessment of bronchodilator use in competitive athletes with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction

Clinical Interests: Asthma; exercise-induced asthma; athletes; chronic lung disease of prematurity; cystic fibrosis; acute and chronic respiratory problems; pulmonary function testing