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Patricia M. Joseph, MD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UC College of Medicine<br>Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis

  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati/Children's Hospital Medical Center ( Pediatric Pulmonary )
  • Fellowship : Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Pulmnoary & Critical Care Medicine )
  • Residency: University of Tennessee (Internal Medicine & Pediatrics)
  • Fellowship : Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Pediatric Pulmonary )
  • Internship : University of Tennessee (Internal Medicine )
  • Medical Degree: University of Tennessee (Medicine)
  • Master's Degree: Texas A&M University (Veterinary Anatomy)
  • Bachelor's Degree: Texas A&M University (Zoology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (Certification Date: 19931103) - (Recertification Date: 20101129)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 19890913)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (Certification Date: 19921104) - (Recertification Date: 20101129)

Contact Information
Research Interests

Cystic Fibrosis, CF Related Bone Disease, Clinical Trials, Quality Improvement in Cystic Fibrosis.

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Pulmonology


Pulmonary Disease

Peer Reviewed Publications

Tangpricha, Vin; Lukemire, Joshua; Chen, Yuqing; Binongo, José Nilo G; Judd, Suzanne E; Michalski, Ellen S; Lee, Moon J; Walker, Seth; Ziegler, Thomas R; Tirouvanziam, Rabin; Zughaier, Susu M; Chesdachai, Supavit; Hermes, Wendy A; Chmiel, James F; Grossmann, Ruth E; Gaggar, Amit; Joseph, Patricia M; Alvarez, Jessica A 2019. Vitamin D for the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis (DISC): a double-blind, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 109 3, 544-553

Tangpricha, Vin; Smith, Ellen M; Binongo, Jose; Judd, Suzanne E; Ziegler, Thomas R; Walker, Seth; Tirouvanziam, Rabindra; Zughaier, Susu M; Lee, Moon Jeong; Chesdachai, Supavit; Hermes, Wendy A; Chmiel, James F; Gaggar, Amit; Grossmann, Ruth E; Joseph, Patricia M; Alvarez, Jessica A 2017. The Vitamin D for Enhancing the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis (DISC) trial: Rationale and design of a multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of high dose bolus administration of vitamin D3 during acute pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosis. Contemporary clinical trials communications, 6 , 39-45

Lee, Moon Jeong; Alvarez, Jessica A; Smith, Ellen M; Killilea, David W; Chmiel, James F; Joseph, Patricia M; Grossmann, Ruth E; Gaggar, Amit; Ziegler, Thomas R; Tangpricha, Vin 2015. Changes in Mineral Micronutrient Status During and After Pulmonary Exacerbation in Adults With Cystic Fibrosis. Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 30 6, 838-43

Grossoehme, Daniel H; Ragsdale, Judith R; Cotton, Sian; Meyers, Melenie A; Clancy, John P; Seid, Michael; Joseph, Patricia M 2012. Using spirituality after an adult CF diagnosis: cognitive reframing and adherence motivation. Journal of health care chaplaincy, 18 3-4, 110-20

Moskowitz, Samuel M; Emerson, Julia C; McNamara, Sharon; Shell, Richard D; Orenstein, David M; Rosenbluth, Daniel; Katz, Marcia F; Ahrens, Richard; Hornick, Douglas; Joseph, Patricia M; Gibson, Ronald L; Aitken, Moira L; Benton, Wade W; Burns, Jane L 2011. Randomized trial of biofilm testing to select antibiotics for cystic fibrosis airway infection. Pediatric pulmonology, 46 2, 184-92

Thomas, Heather; Risma, Kimberly A; Graham, T Brent; Brody, Alan S; Deutsch, Gail H; Young, Lisa R; Joseph, Patricia M 2007. A kindred of children with interstitial lung disease. Chest, 132 1, 221-30

Kong, Fansheng; Young, Lisa; Chen, Yi; Ran, Huimin; Meyers, Melanie; Joseph, Patricia; Cho, You-Hee; Hassett, Daniel J; Lau, Gee W 2006. Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocyanin inactivates lung epithelial vacuolar ATPase-dependent cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator expression and localization. Cellular microbiology, 8 7, 1121-33

Aris, Robert M; Merkel, Peter A; Bachrach, Laura K; Borowitz, Drucy S; Boyle, Micheal P; Elkin, Sarah L; Guise, Theresa A; Hardin, Dana S; Haworth, Charles S; Holick, Michael F; Joseph, Patricia M; O'Brien, Kimberly; Tullis, Elizabeth; Watts, Nelson B; White, Terry B 2005. Guide to bone health and disease in cystic fibrosis. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 90 3, 1888-96

Eckman, Mark H; Kopras, Elizabeth J; Montag-Leifling, Karen; Kirby, Lari P; Burns, Lisa; Indihar, Veronica M; Joseph, Patricia M . Shared Decision-Making Tool for Self-Management of Home Therapies for Patients With Cystic Fibrosis. MDM policy & practice, 2 1, 2381468317715621

Robertson, Michael B; Choe, Kyuran A; Joseph, Patricia M . Review of the abdominal manifestations of cystic fibrosis in the adult patient. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 26 3, 679-90