Chair, Silverstein Family Departments of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health
Dr. Pamela Zeitlin joined National Jewish Health in December. She will build on existing pediatric clinical and research programs, as well as develop new ones, such as a pediatric aerodigestive program for patients who struggle with breathing, swallowing or have related gastrointestinal problems in addition to respiratory conditions.
Dr. Zeitlin spent the past 28 years at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she has built and overseen many successful pediatric pulmonary, research and faculty education programs. In her career, she has published more than 130 peer-reviewed research articles, as well as a wide variety of reviews and other publications. She has received numerous awards, including the American Thoracic Society’s 2012 Elizabeth A. Rich, MD, Award, which is presented each year to an outstanding woman who has made significant contributions in the fields of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. She was also recognized as Maryland Innovator of the Year in 2006.
She received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Stanford University and her medical degree and Doctor of Philosophy in cell biology at Yale University. She completed her residency and fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.