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Lisa C. Cicutto

Lisa C. Cicutto, PhD, is a researcher at National Jewish Health. Dr. Cicutto serves as Director of Community Research in the Department of Medicine.

Special Interests

Research Interests

Evidence-based management of asthma and COPD on the part of patients, families and their health care providers.



University of Colorado Denver, BS, Nursing
University of Toronto, MSc, Nursing
University of Toronto, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Diploma
University of Toronto, PhD, Medical Science-Respiratory Medicine


University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Clinical Fellowship

Awards & Recognition

The Founder’s Award, The Canadian Lung Association. (Recognition of significant contribution to respiratory health in Canada)

Career Scientist Award, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Lead/Chair, Nursing Best Practice Guidelines: Promoting the Control of Adult Asthma. RNAO

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
Ontario Respiratory Care Society
Canadian Respiratory Professionals
Canadian Network for Asthma Care
Colorado Lung Association


Cicutto LC. Clinical Pearls: Supporting successful asthma management in schools: The role of the provider. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2009;124(2):390-393.

Kruziack T, Covar R, Gleason M, Cicutto L, White M, Shocks D, Szefler S. Does access to care equal asthma control in school-aged children? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009:124(2):381-382.

Alley S and Cicutto L. Exploring the supportiveness and preparedness of childcare settings for children with asthma: A needs assessment. Journal of Asthma. 2009;46(5):512-516.

To T, Dell S, Dick P, Cicutto LC. The burden of illness experienced by young children associated with asthma: A population-base cohort study. Journal of Asthma. 2008;45(1):45-9. 200.

To T, Gershon A, Wang C, Dell S, Cicutto L. Persistence and remission in childhood asthma – A population-based asthma birth cohort study. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2007;161(12):1197-1204.

Academic Affiliations

Director, Clinical Science Graduate Program, University of Colorado Denver 

Associate Professor, Colorado School of Public Health, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and the College of Nursing

Teaching & Professional Positions

Full Appointment, School of Graduate Studies, University of Colorado Denver

Associate Professor, Faculties of Nursing and Medicine at the University of Toronto