- Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
- Food Allergies
- Nasal Allergies
Education & Training
- University of Colorado (Boulder, CO), BA, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
- University of Colorado Denver, MD
- University of California Davis (Sacramento, CA), Pediatrics
- National Jewish Health, Research Fellow
- National Jewish Health, Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Affiliation with University of Colorado Denver
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
Inhaled glucocorticoids, intravenous gammaglobulin in steroid resistant asthma, the role of inflammation in asthma, the pahthophysiology of asthma, bronchial hyperresponsiveness, patterns of steroid response in difficult-to-control asthma, inflammation in asthma.
9/2004: Re-certification, American Board of Pediatrics
10/2003: Re-certification, American Board of Allergy and Immunology
7/1987: Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
Teaching or Professional Positions
No current positions.
Industry Relationships & Collaborations
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1992-Fellow: American Academy of Allergy and Immunology
1991-Fellow: American College of Allergy and Immunology
1991-Fellow: American Academy of Pediatrics
1987-1990: Candidate Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Awards & Recognition
2004: Outstanding Teaching Award: National Jewish Health Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Fellows
2001: National Jewish Health Faculty Award: Clinical Programs Teacher of the Year Award
1995-1998: Three Consecutive Outstanding Teaching Awards: National Jewish Health Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Fellows
1993-1994: Clinical Research and Physician Scientist Award, Allen & Hansburys Respiratory Institute Allergy Fellowship Awards
1991-1993: National Research Service Award, National Jewish Health for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine
1988-1989: Outstanding Pediatric Resident Award, University of California, Davis Medical Center
1988-1989: Outstanding Teaching Award - Resident Staff, University of California, Davis Medical Center
1986-1987: Outstanding Intern Award - University of California, Davis Medical Center
1982-1983: Academic Achievement Award, University of Colorado Medical School
Stempel DA, Spahn JD, Stanford RH, Carranza-Rosenzweig JR, McLaughlin TP. The economic impact of children dispensed asthma medications without an asthma diagnosis. J Pediatr 2006;148:819-23.
Spahn JD. Liu AH. The Inner City Asthma Epidemic Reaches Far and Wide (Editorial). Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2006;96:759-761.
Chipps, BE, Spahn JD, Sorkness CA, Baitinger L, Sutton LB, Emmett AH, Dorinsky PM. Variability in asthma severity in pediatric asthma subjects previously receiving short-acting beta-agonists. J Pediatr 2006; 148:517-521.
Spahn JD, Covar, RA, Jain N, Gleason M, Shimamoto R, Szefler SJ, Gelfand EW. Montelukast reverses peripheral airflow obstruction in children with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2006;96:541-549.
Zeiger RS, Szefler SJ, Phillips BR, Schatz M, Martinez FD, Chinchilli VM, Lemanske RF, Strunk RC, Larson G, Spahn JD, Bacharier LB, Bloomberg GR, Guilbert TW, Heldt G, Morgan WJ, Moss MH, Sorkness CA, Taussig LM. Response profiles to fluticasone and montelukast in mild-to-moderate persistent childhood asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006;117:45-52.
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