Julian Lewis Allen, M.D.

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Emeritus Professor CE of Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine)
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
CHOP - Colkett Translational Research Bldg.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
Fax: 215-590-3500
B.A. (Biology)
Columbia College, Columbia University New York, New York , 1974.
M.D. (Medicine)
College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia Univ., 1978.
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Description of Research Expertise

The research interests of Dr. Allen include developmental respiratory system mechanics, lung function testing in children, adolescents and infants; pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease; and the development of oscillometry for pediatric respiratory system function testing in normal children, former preterm children and children s/p stem cell transplantation

Description of Clinical Expertise

General pediatric pulmonology

Description of Other Expertise

Past Division Chief, Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis Center,The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Selected Publications

Vamos L and Allen J: The use of stringed instruments as an analogy to explain oscillation mechanics of the developing normal and diseased respiratory system. Pediatric Pulmonology Page: 1-4, January 2024 Notes: DOI10.1002/ppul.26846.

Vamos L and Allen J: Journal cover illustration: Analogy between Respiratory System Reactance curve and Bach Sonata No. 1 facsimile. Pediatric Pulmonology. Wiley, in press, 2024.

Feld F, Bhandari A, Allen J, Saxena S, Stefanovski D, and Afolabi-Brown O: The impact of obstructive sleep apnea in children with sickle cell disease and asthma. Pediatric Pulmonology 58(11): 3188-3194, November 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/ppul.26643.

Nickel AJ, Panitch HB, McDonough JM, Chotzoglou E, Allen JL: Pediatric simulation of intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEPi)and patient-ventilator trigger asynchrony during mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Care 68(7), 2023 Notes:

Heather Boas; K Tsukahara, J McDonough, T Scully, L Travaglini, C Ren, and J Allen.: Airwave Oscillometry and Impulse Oscillometry in Normal Children: Is All Oscillometry the Same? American Journal Of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2023.

Tsukahara K, Scully T, McDonough J, Boas H, DeMauro SB, Ren CL, Allen J: Reactance inversion in a cohort of former preterms: Physiology or artifact? Pediatric Pulmonology DOI:10.1002/ppul.26553: 1-4, 2023.

Saxena S, Afolabi-Brown O, Ballestar L, Schmucker N, Smith-Whitley K, Allen J and Bhandari A: Benefit of pulmonary subspecialty care for children with sickle cell disease and asthma. Pediatric Pulmonology February 2022 Notes:

Leon, Cynara and Allen, Julian: "Lost in Translation:" Challenges of Evaluating Traditional Chinese Medicine by Western Standards. Pediatric Investigation. Wiley, 2022 Notes: in press.

Cristea AI, Ren CL, Amin R, Eldredge LC, Levin JC, Majmudar PP, May A, Rose RS, Tracy MC, Watters KF, Allen J, Austin ED, Cataletto ME, Collaco JM, Fleck RJ, Gelfand A, Hayes Jr D, Jones M, Kun SS, Mandell EW, McGrath-Morrow SA, Panitch HB, Popatia R, Rhein LM, Teper A, Woods JC, Iyer N, Baker CD; on behalf of the American Thoracic Society Assembly of Pediatrics: Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Outpatient Respiratory Management of Infants, Children, and Adolescents with Post-Prematurity Respiratory Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 204(12): e115-e133, December 2021 Notes: in press.

Allen JL and Panitch HB: Journal cover illustrations: 1. Law of LaPlace 2. Surface tension Pediatric Pulmonology. Wiley-Liss, 56(11): Front cover, November 2021 Notes: This is an illustration that was chosen for the November issue of Pediatric Pulmonology.

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