Biography

Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center

Education

Medical School
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2001)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004), Internal Medicine
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Washington University School of Medicine (2009), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
Graduate School
Washington University School of Medicine (2010), Clinical Investigation
Graduate School
Washington University School of Medicine (2010)

Research Interest

  • Gender disparities in lung diseases
  • Sex hormone influence on host immunity
  • Treatment advances for Cystic Fibrosis

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Standardized Treatment of Pulmonary exacerbations (STOP) study: Physician treatment practices and outcomes for individuals with cystic fibrosis with pulmonary exacerbations.
West NE, Beckett VV, Jain R, Sanders DB, Nick JA, Heltshe SL, Dasenbrook EC, VanDevanter DR, Solomon GM, Goss CH, Flume PA J. Cyst. Fibros. 2017 Apr
Evaluating Outcomes Disparities in the Hispanic Cystic Fibrosis Population: A Need for a National Analysis.
Rho J, Ahn C, Gao A, Keller A, Jain R Chest 2016 Sep 150 3 751-3

Honors & Awards

  • CFF Foundation Harry Shwachman Clinical Research Award
    (2015-2018)
  • LEAD Capstone Dean's Recognition Award - U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
    (2015)
  • CREW award recipient
    (2010)
  • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care
    (2010)
  • American Thoracic Society Career Development Award
    (2009)
  • Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Award
    (2009)
  • University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Gold Headed Cane Award
    Humanism in Medicine (2001)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society for Women's Health Research (2012)
  • Association for Clinical and Translational Science (2009)
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association