Paul F. Harron Jr. Lung Center

Paul F. Harron Jr. Lung Center Faculty

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Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., MD

Robert L. Mayock and David A. Cooper Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Comprehensive Asthma Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Chief, Asthma Section, Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Airways Biology Initiative, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Program Director, General Clinical Research Program, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Integrative Health Sciences Facilty Core, Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania
Deputy Director, Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
125 South 31st Street
TRL Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3413
Office: (215) 573-9860
Fax: (215) 746-1224
Lab: (215) 746-2759
Graduate Group Affiliations
B.S. (Biology)
St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1979.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1983.
M.A. (Honorary)
University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1983-1984.
Resident in Medicine , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1984-1986.
Fellowship, Pulmonary Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1986-1989.
Research Fellowship (Supervisors: Drs. Alan Kelly and Neal Rubinstein) , University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1989.
Research Fellowship (Supervisor: Dr. Peter Nowell) , University of Pennsylvania, 1988-1989.
Internal Medicine, 1986.
Pulmonary Medicine, 1988.
Critical Care Medicine, 1992.
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Description of Research Expertise

Smooth muscle biology, airway remodeling, respiratory pharmacology and physiology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, irreversible airway obstruction

Selected Publications

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted: Living near fracking wells linked to increased hospitalization rates., July 2015 Notes: Zoe Schlanger, Reporter.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr.: Are spray tans a safe alternative to tanning beds? RadioMD, July 2015 Notes: Interviewed by Melanie Cole.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted: People who live near fracking sites suffer higher rates of heart conditions and neurological illnesses says research. The Independent (UK), July 2015 Notes: Tom Bawden, Environment Editor.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted: Study shows increased hospitalizations in Pennsylvania shale gas region. WHYY/StateImpact, July 2015 Notes: Susan Phillips, Energy Reporter, StateImpact Pennsylvania.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted: PA studies link fracking with health problems. Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2015 Notes: Don Sapatkin, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr.: People near fracking wells show higher hospitalization rates The Conversation, July 2015 Notes: Martin LaMonica, Deputy Editor, Energy & Environment, The Conversation.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted : Researchers may have linked fracking to an increase in hospitalizations. From Quarks to Quasars, July 2015 Notes: Posted by Jenny Ludmer in Evolution and Biology, News.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted: New report links fracking to increased hospitalizations. Public News Service, July 2015 Notes: Andrea Sears, Public News Service, NY Lark Corbeil, Founder, Public News Service.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr., quoted: Study shows more hospital stays in three fracking counties. The Morning Call, July 2015 Notes: Brendan Gibbons, The Times-Tribune, Scranton.

Panettieri, R.A., Jr.: Study on fracking and hospital visits. Radio Interview, Vancouver Cooperative Radio July 2015 Notes: Radio Producer Jane Williams, CFRO 100.5 FM.

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Last updated: 07/28/2015
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