Alexandra McCubbrey, PhD Ask a Question Refer Patient Alexandra McCubbrey, PhD, is a researcher at National Jewish Health. Dr. McCubbrey is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Assistant Professor Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2021 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Research Areas Cellular Metabolism Efferocytosis Immunology Lung Fibrosis Lung Inflammation Macrophage Biology Special Interests My long-term research goals focus on understanding the function of macrophages during lung homeostasis and inflammation. I am interested in the ability of macrophages to perform multiple opposing functions over the course of an inflammatory response: driving inflammation and pathogenic tissue remodeling, as well as promoting resolution and repair. My research has focused on describing macrophage subsets within the lung and understanding signals that trigger macrophage reprogramming, particularly the clearance of dying cells by macrophages, termed efferocytosis. In ongoing work, I am studying a link between efferocytosis, macrophage metabolism, and reprogramming of macrophage function as it relates to the resolution of inflammation/injury and development of fibrosis in the lung. See More View Publications Education Education 2014 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Immunology, PhD 2008 Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Biology, BA Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.