Franziska J. Rosser, MD, MPH

Franziska J. Rosser
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Franziska J. Rosser, MD, is a pediatric pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Rosser is in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.

Special Interests

My main research interests include asthma control and severity, with a specific focus on contributing geospatial factors.            


University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, MPH
University of South Alabama College of Medicine, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham, BA/BS
Greenville Hospital System, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, Pediatric Residency
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

Awards & Recognition

2015: American Thoracic Society, Section of Environmental, Occupational and Population Health Abstract Scholarship
2015: Outstanding Student Award, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
2015: Russel Rule Rycheck Award for a Promising Master of Public Health Student
2014: Dean's Day Research Award    
2013: Department of Pediatrics Tuition Scholarship, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
Delta Omega National Honor Society in Public Health, Omicron Chapter, inducted 2015
American Academy of Pediatrics


Ramratnam SK, Han YY, Rosas-Salazar C, Forno E, Brehm JM, Rosser F, Marsland AL, Colon-Semidey A, Alvarez M, Miller GE, Acosta-Perez E, Canino G, Celedon JC. Exposure to gun violence and asthma among children in Puerto Rico. Respir Med. 2015 May 27.[Epub ahead of print] PMID 26052035.

Rosser F, Brehm JM, Forno E, Acosta-Perez E, Kurland K, Canino G, Celedon JC. Proximity to a major road, vitamin D insufficiency, and severe asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov 15;190(10):1190-3. PMID: 25398111

Rosser FJ, Forno E, Cooper PJ, Celedon JC. Asthma in Hispanics: An 8-year update. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 June 1;189(11):1316-27. PMID: 24881937        


Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

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