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Search Program Faculty/Research

Jay I. Peters, M.D.



Dr. Peters major research focuses are:
--Asthma: NIH study on the Role of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in Chronic Asthma.
--Development of inhaled immune mediating drugs and antimicrobials.
--Animal models of Pulmonary Fibrosis and Rejection after Lung Transplantation.
--Pulmonary infections: Primate model of Mycobacerium Avian Complex.
--Optimizing Clinical Care of Critically Ill Patients and Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.

Selected Publications

Peters JI, Stupka JE, Singh H, Rossrucker J, Angel LF, Melo J, Levine SM. Status asthmaticus in the medical intensive care unit: a 30-year experience. Respir Med. 2012 Mar;106(3):344-8.

Peters J, Anzueto A. Azithromycin once daily for 1 year reduced acute COPD exacerbations. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jan 17;156(2):JC1-10.

Peters J, Singh H, Brooks EG, Diaz J, Kannan TR, Coalson JJ, Baseman JG, Cagle M, Baseman JB. Persistence of community-acquired respiratory distress syndrome toxin-producing Mycoplasma pneumoniae in refractory asthma. Chest. 2011 Aug;140(2):401-7.

Watts AB, Peters JI, Talbert RL, O'Donnell KP, Coalson JJ, Williams RO 3rd. Preclinical evaluation of tacrolimus colloidal dispersion for inhalation. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2011 Feb;77(2):207-15.

Peters JI, McKinney JM, Smith B, Wood P, Forkner E, Galbreath AD. Impact of obesity in asthma: evidence from a large prospective disease management study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 Jan;106(1):30-5.

Medicine/Pulmonary Disease


M.D., Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1976

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1973

B.A.,Tulane University, 1970



Phone: 210-617-5256

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