Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2008)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Pulmonary Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Pediatric Respiratory Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Community based asthma education of general pediatricians
    • Cystic Fibrosis hospitalization to home transitional care
    • Cystic Fibrosis host pathogen interactions
    • Emerging antibiotic resistance and changing patterns of antibiotic resistance
    • Quality Improvement process in asthma and sleep medicine


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Structured Documentation of Home Ventilator Settings in Children: A Quality Improvement Project.
    Joyner MK, Afolabi FC, Payne TL, Hueckel RM J Pediatr Health Care 2016 Jun
    Probiotic-associated aspiration pneumonia due to Lactobacillus rhamnosus.
    Doern CD, Nguyen ST, Afolabi F, Burnham CA J. Clin. Microbiol. 2014 Aug 52 8 3124-6

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Thoracic Society (2013)
    • Texas Medical Association (2013)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (2008)