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Faculty Publications - Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care at MedStar Washington

Sample of Faculty Publications


Chee Chan, MD

CM Chan, AC Stone. Thrombolytics in pulmonary embolism: Risk stratification and timing." Critical Care Connections 2006; 5(6): 13.

CM Chan, JR Klinger. Risk stratifying deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis decreases incidence of thromboembolic disease in intensive care units. Publication pending.


Gene Colice, MD

L Hendeles, GL Colice. Withdrawal of albuterol metered-dose inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbon propellants. New England Journal of Medicine 2007; 356: 1344-51.

GL Colice, P Stampone, DYM Leung, SJ Szefler. Response to oral corticosteroids in asthma. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 2005; 115: 200-201.

GL Colice, B Carnathan, J Sung, LC Paramore. RT-directed protocol for managing inpatients with asthma & COPD incorporating a long-acting bronchodilator. Journal of Asthma 2005; 1: 33-38.

GL Colice. Categorizing asthma severity: An overview of national guidelines. Clinical Medicine & Research 2004; 4: 155-163.

S Shafazand, GL Colice. Asthma: The epidemic has ended, or has it? Chest 2004; 125: 1969-1970.

S Shafazand, GL Colice. Flunisolide HFA for the treatment of asthma. Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy 2004; 5: 1163-1173.

GL Colice, M Morley, C Asche, H Birnbaum. Treatment costs of community-acquired pneumonia in an employed population. Chest 2004; 125: 2140-2145.

O Gluck, G Colice. Recognizing and treating glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in patients with pulmonary diseases. Chest 2004; 125:1859-1876.

GL Colice, JB Rubins, MH Unger. Follow-up and surveillance of the lung cancer patient following curative intent therapy. Chest 2003; 123: 272S-283S.

D McCrory, GL Colice, S Lewis, WM Alberts, S Parker. Overview of methodology for lung cancer: Evidence review and guideline development. Chest 2003; 123: 7S-20S.

HG Birnbaum, M Morley, S Leong, P Greenberg, GL Colice. Lower respiratory tract infections: Impact on the workplace. PharmacoEconomics 2003; 21: 749-759.

EC Oliveira, B Lee, GL Colice. Influenza in the intensive care unit. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2003; 18: 80-91.

MA Beckles, SG Spiro, GL Colice, RM Rudd. Initial evaluation of the patient with lung cancer: Symptoms, signs, laboratory tests and paraneoplastic syndromes. Chest 2003; 123: 97S-104S.

MA Beckles, SG Spiro, GL Colice, RM Rudd. The physiologic evaluation of patients with lung cancer being considered for resectional surgery. Chest 2003; 123: 105S-114S.

DB Allen, L Bielory, H Derendorf, R Dluhy, GL Colice, SJ Szefler. Inhaled corticosteroids: Past lessons and future issues. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 2003; 112: S1-40.

GL Colice. The seduction of asthma severity categorization. Chest 2003; 124: 2054-2056.


Burton Lee, MD, FCCP

BW Lee, L London, J Paulauskis, J Meyers, DC Christiani. (2003) Association Between Human Paraoxonase Gene Polymorphism and Chronic Symptoms in Pesticide-Exposed Workers. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 45, 118-22.

EC Oliveira, BW Lee, GL Colice. (2003) Influenza in the Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 18(2), 80-91.

BW Lee, JC Wain, KT Kelsey, JK Wiencke, DC Christiani. (1998) Association of Cigarette Smoking and Asbestos Exposure with Location and Histology of Lung Cancer. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 157, 748-755.

BW Lee, JC Wain, KT Kelsey, JK Wiencke, DC Christiani (1998) Association Between Diet and Lung Cancer Location. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 158, 1197-1203.

BW Lee, KT Kelsey, D Hashimoto, B Yakes, T Seitz, DC Christiani. (1997) The Prevalence of Pulmonary and Upper Respiratory Tract Symptoms and Spirometric Test Findings among Newspaper Pressroom Workers Exposed to Solvents. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 39, 960-969.

BW Lee, PT O'Gara. Ch. 1 Atrial Fibrillation. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 1-29. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

BW Lee, BT Thompson. Ch. 11 Pulmonary Embolism. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 245-264. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

BW Lee, LS Friedman. Ch. 15 Variceal Bleeding: Acute Management. In Burton W. Lee, Stephen I. Hsu, David S. Stasior, editors. (1997) Quick Consult Manual Of Evidenced Based Medicine: pp. 322-342. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

BW Lee, LS Friedman. Ch. 17 Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 359-369. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

BW Lee, LS Friedman. Ch. 18 Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 370-381. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

BW Lee, CH Coggins. Ch. 22 Hyponatremia. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 440-453. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

WP Schmitt, BW Lee, MN Swartz. Ch. 26 Acute Meningitis. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 541-556. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

BW Lee, MN Swartz. Ch. 30 Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 633-644. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

WP Schmitt, BW Lee, WJ Koroshetz. Ch. 31 Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: Overview and Acute Treatment. In Quick Consult Manual of Evidenced Based Medicine; (1997); pp. 645-660. Lee, Hsu, & Stasior editors. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.


Andrew Shorr, MD, MPH

AF Shorr, JL Sherner, WL Jackson, MH Kollef. Invasive Testing for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Meta-analysis. Crit Care Med. 2005; 33: 46-53.

AF Shorr, GB Susla, NP O'Grady. Pulmonary Infiltrates in the Non-HIV Infected Immunocompromised Patient: Etiologies, Diagnostic Strategies, and Outcomes. Chest 2004; 125: 260-71

AF Shorr, GB Susla, MH Kollef. Quinolones for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis 2004; 40:S115-S122.

AF Shorr, SB Cersovsky, SC Scoville, GD Shanks, BP Petrucelli. Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia In Soldiers Deployed to Iraq: A Cluster Investigation. JAMA. 2004; 292: 2997-3005.

LK Moores, WL Jackson, AF Shorr, JL Jackson. Meta-analysis: outcomes in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism managed with computed tomographic pulmonary angiography Ann Intern Med. 2004; 141: 866-74.

CW Humphreys, LK Moores, AF Shorr. Cost-minimization Analysis of Two Algorithms for Diagnosing Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Thromb Res 2004; 113: 275-82.

SD Nathan, SD Barnett, B Moran, DL Helman, K Nicholson, S Ahmad, AF Shorr. Interferon Gamma-1b as Therapy for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. An Intrapatient Analysis. Respiration. 2004; 71: 77-82.

AF Shorr, MD Duh, KM Kelly, MH Kollef. Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia - a Potential Link. Crit Care Med 2004 Jan; 32: 137-43.

LK Moores, JF Collen, KM Woods, AF Shorr. Practical Utility of Clinical Prediction Rules for Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism in a Large Academic Institution. Thromb Res 2004; 113: 1-6.

AF Shorr, DL Helman, DB Davies, SA Nathan. Sarcoidosis, Race, and Short-term Outcomes Following Lung Transplantation. Chest 2004; 125:990-6.

DL Helman, Peckham RM, AF Shorr. Potential Limitations of Clinical Criteria for the Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitis. Respiration 2004; 71:165-9.

AF Shorr, GB Susla, MH Kollef. Linezolid for Treatment of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Vancomycin. Crit Care Med 2004; 32: 137-43.

Carson SB, AF Shorr. The Effect of Definitions on Outcomes from Critical Care Research. Curr Opinion Crit Care 2003; 9: 308-15.

DL Helman, JH Sherner, TM Fitzpatrick, ME Calendar, AF Shorr. Effect of standardized orders and provider education on head-of-bed positioning in mechanically ventilated patients. Crit Care Med 2003; 31: 2291-2301.

AF Shorr, DB Davies, SA Nathan. Predicting Mortality in Patients with Sarcoidosis Awaiting Lung Transplantation. Chest. Chest. 2003; 124: 922-8.

AF Shorr, KL Humphreys, DL Helman. New Choices for Central Venous Catheters: Potential Financial Implications. Chest 2003: 124: 275-84.

AF Shorr, KC Abbott LY Agadoa. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome following Kidney Transplantation: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Outcomes 2003; 31: 1325-30.


Anthony Suffredini, MD

KJ Deans, PC Minneci, AF Suffredini, RL Danner, WD Hoffman, X Ciu, HG Klein, AN Schechter, SM Banks, PQ Eichacker, C Natanson. Randomization in clinical trials of titrated therapies: unintended consequences of using fixed treatment protocols. Critical Care Medicine 2007; 35; 1509-16.

N Raghavachari, X Xu, A Harris, J Villagra, C Logun, J Barb, MA Solomon, AF Suffredini, RL Danner, G Kato, PJ Munson, SM Morris, MT Gladwin. Amplified expression profiling of platelet transcriptome reveals changes in arginine metabolic pathways in patients with sickle cell disease. Circulation 2007; 115: 1551-62.

AF Suffredini, SK Chanock. Genetic variation and the assessment of risk in septic patients. Intensive Care Medicine 2006; 32: 1679-80.

C de Torre, SX Ying, PJ Munson, GU Meduri, AF Suffredini. Proteomic analysis of inflammatory biomarkers in bronchoalveolar lavage. Proteomics 2006; 6: 3949-57.

GT Hoehn, AF Suffredini. Proteomics. Critical Care Medicine 2005; 33: S444-8.

PQ Eichacker, RL Danner, AF Suffredini, X Cui, C Natanson. Reassessing recombinant human activated protein C for sepsis: time for a new randomized controlled trial. Critical Care Medicine 2005; 33: 2426-8.

R Pawliczak, C Logun, P Madara, J Barb, AF Suffredini, PJ Munson, RL Danner, JH Shelhamer. Influence of IFN-gamma on gene expression in normal human bronchial epithelial cells: modulation of IFN-gamma effects by dexamethasone. Physiologic Genomics 2005; 23: 28-45.

E Gorak, N Geller, R Srinivasan, I Espinoza-Delgado, T Donohue, AJ Barrett, A Suffredini, R Childs. Engraftment syndrome after nonmyeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: incidence and effects on survival. Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation 2005; 11: 542-50.

R Srinivasan, A Filie, J Reynolds, R Chang, C Chow, DS Schrump, Y Takahashi, AF Suffredini, RW Childs. Positron emission tomography for lymphoma staging: tissue remains the issue. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2005; 97: 611-3.

C Fiuza, M Bustin, S Talwar, M Tropea, E Gerstenberger, JH Shelhamer, AF Suffredini. Inflammation-promoting activity of HMGB1 on human microvascular endothelial cells. Blood 2003; 101: 2652-60.

HS Warren, AF Suffredini, PQ Eichacker, RS Munford. Risks and benefits of activated protein C treatment for severe sepsis. New England Journal of Medicine 2002; 347: 1027-30.

R Luca, HR Lijnen, AF Suffredini, MS Pepper, KP Steinberg, TR Martin, J Pugin. Thrombosis & Haemostasis 2002; 87: 966-71.

C Fiuza, AF Suffredini. Human models of innate immunity: local and systemic inflammatory responses. Journal of Endotoxin Research 2001; 7: 385-8.

HL Preas, A Jubran, RW Vandivier, D Reda, PJ Godin, SM Banks, MJ Tobin, AF Suffredini. Effect of endotoxin on ventilation and breath variability: role of cyclo-oxygenase pathway. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 2001; 164: 620-6.


For more information, contact:

Domanique Burnard
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellowship Coordinator

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/MedStar Washington Hospital Center Program
110 Irving Street, N.W. , 2A-68
Washington , D.C. 20010

Phone: (202) 877-7856
Fax: (202) 291-0386

Email: Domanique.M.Burnard@MedStar.net