Pnina G Weiss, MD

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

Research Interests

Asthma; Asthma, Exercise-Induced; Curriculum; Respiratory Physiological Phenomena; Public Health Practice

Research Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

Research Summary

I am interested in the mechanism for exercise-induced asthma. I am studying the lack of recognition of exercise-induced asthma in athletic organizations and trying to determine the reasons from both an organizational and athlete standpoint. I am also interested in the impact of asthma on athletes, particularly as it relates to their self-image.






Extensive Research Description

My past experience includes assessment of pulmonary vasoreactivity and effect of cytokines on nitric oxide synthase.
More recent research focuses on the pathophysiology of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction with an emphasis on pulmonary mechanics.
In addition, I have an interest in exercise induced asthma in competitive athletes. Specifically, I am evaluating adherence to national asthma guidelines in athletic organizations. I am also assessing sociologic reasons for nonadherence in athletes.

  • Adherence to asthma guidelines in competitive and recreational sports organizations
  • Asthma attitudes and knowledge of athletes, parents and coaches

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Contact Info

Pnina G Weiss, MD
Patient Care Locations
Pediatric Subspecialty CenterYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Greenwich Pediatric Subspecialty CenterGreenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd, Ste 2nd Floor

Greenwich, CT 06830
Greenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
Yale Pediatric Respiratory MedicineYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion, 2nd floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Office Location
Fitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale PediatricsPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

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