Michael Cabana
Professor
Division Chief
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Biography

Michael Cabana, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is the Director of the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is a member of the core faculty at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. Dr. Cabana completed his undergraduate medical training through the combined program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School of Business, where he earned a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Management. Dr. Cabana trained in pediatrics at the Harriet Lane Service at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. He continued at Johns Hopkins as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, where he completed his Masters in Public Health at the same institution. Dr. Cabana’s work has focused on measurement of quality of care, physician use of clinical practice guidelines, asthma management, and primary prevention of asthma.
Michael Cabana, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is the Director of the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is a member of the core faculty at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. Dr. Cabana completed his undergraduate medical training through the combined program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School of Business, where he earned a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Management. Dr. Cabana trained in pediatrics at the Harriet Lane Service at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. He continued at Johns Hopkins as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, where he completed his Masters in Public Health at the same institution. Dr. Cabana’s work has focused on measurement of quality of care, physician use of clinical practice guidelines, asthma management, primary prevention of asthma, colic management and use of probiotics and prebiotics. In 2019, Dr. Cabana was appointed to serve on a four year term with the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

Education and Training

M.P.H., 1999 Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins
Fellowship, 1999 Peds/RWJ Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins
Residency, 1997 Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins
Internship, 1995 Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins
M.D., 1994 School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., 1994 Public Policy & Management, Wharton School of Business

Publications

Cabana MD, Salminen S, Sanders ME. Probiotic Safety-Reasonable Certainty of No Harm. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Feb 01; 179(2):276.
Rege S, Kavati A, Ortiz B, Mosnaim G, Cabana MD, Murphy K, Aparasu RR. Documentation of asthma control and severity in pediatrics: analysis of national office-based visits. J Asthma. 2019 Jan 18; 1-12.
Guilbert TW, Bacharier LB, Mauger DT, Phipatanakul W, Szefler SJ, Boehmer S, Beigelman A, Fitzpatrick AM, Jackson DJ, Baxi SN, Benson M, Burnham CD, Cabana MD, Castro M, Chmiel JF, Covar R, Daines M, Gaffin JM, Gentile DA, Holguin F, Israel E, Kelly HW, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Ly N, Meade K, Morgan W, Moy J, Olin JT, Peters SP, Pongracic JA, Raissy HH, Ross K, Sheehan WJ, Sorkness C, Teague WG, Thyne S, Martinez FD. Challenges in Assessing the Efficacy of Systemic Corticosteroids for Severe Wheezing Episodes in Preschool Children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Jan 17.
Rege S, Kavati A, Ortiz B, Mosnaim G, Cabana MD, Murphy K, Aparasu RR. Asthma Medication Prescribing Practices in Pediatric Office Visits. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Jan 07; 9922818822980.
Laguna M, Laguna B, Cabana MD. 50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: Radiologic Findings in the Lungs of Premature Infants. J Pediatr. 2019 Jan; 204:133.
Cabana MD, McKean M, Beck AL, Flaherman V. Pilot Analysis of Early Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG for Infant Colic Prevention. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Jan; 68(1):17-19.
Kaiser SV, Lam R, Joseph GB, McCulloch C, Hsia RY, Cabana MD, Bardach NS. Limitations of Using Pediatric Respiratory Illness Readmissions to Compare Hospital Performance. J Hosp Med. 2018 11; 13(11):737-742.
Papadopoulos NG, Custovic A, Cabana MD, Dell SD, Deschildre A, Hedlin G, Hossny E, Le Souëf P, Matricardi PM, Nieto A, Phipatanakul W, Pitrez PM, Pohunek P, Gavornikova M, Jaumont X, Price DB. Pediatric asthma: An unmet need for more effective, focused treatments. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2018 Oct 12.
Cohen SS, Alexander DD, Krebs NF, Young BE, Cabana MD, Erdmann P, Hays NP, Bezold CP, Levin-Sparenberg E, Turini M, Saavedra JM. Factors Associated with Breastfeeding Initiation and Continuation: A Meta-Analysis. J Pediatr. 2018 Dec; 203:190-196.e21.
Fitzpatrick AM, Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Jackson DJ, Szefler SJ, Beigelman A, Cabana MD, Covar R, Holguin F, Lemanske RF, Martinez FD, Morgan W, Phipatanakul W, Pongracic JA, Zeiger RS, Mauger DT. Phenotypes of Recurrent Wheezing in Preschool Children: Identification by Latent Class Analysis and Utility in Prediction of Future Exacerbation. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Sep 26.
Shenkin BN, Cabana MD. 50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: General Pediatrics: A Study of Practice in the Mid-1960's. J Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 199:64.
Swartz A, Collier T, Young CA, Cruz E, Bekmezian A, Coffman J, Celedon J, Alkon A, Cabana MD. The effect of early child care attendance on childhood asthma and wheezing: A meta-analysis. J Asthma. 2018 Apr 09; 1-11.
Bentz MG, Carmona N, Bhagwat MM, Thimmig LM, Saleh J, Eke U, Kokroko J, Dadasovich R, Rice B, Cabana MD. Beyond "Asian": Specific East and Southeast Asian Races or Ethnicities Associated With Jaundice Readmission. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 May; 8(5):269-273.
Cabana MD. Does longer breastfeeding duration decrease the risk of asthma? J Pediatr. 2018 Apr; 195:1-2.
Kaiser SV, Rodean J, Bekmezian A, Hall M, Shah SS, Mahant S, Parikh K, Auerbach AD, Morse R, Puls HT, McCulloch CE, Cabana MD. Effectiveness of Pediatric Asthma Pathways for Hospitalized Children: A Multicenter, National Analysis. J Pediatr. 2018 Jun; 197:165-171.e2.
Flaherman VJ, Narayan NR, Hartigan-O'Connor D, Cabana MD, McCulloch CE, Paul IM. The Effect of Early Limited Formula on Breastfeeding, Readmission, and Intestinal Microbiota: A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Pediatr. 2018 May; 196:84-90.e1.
Jackson DJ, Bacharier LB, Mauger DT, Boehmer S, Beigelman A, Chmiel JF, Fitzpatrick AM, Gaffin JM, Morgan WJ, Peters SP, Phipatanakul W, Sheehan WJ, Cabana MD, Holguin F, Martinez FD, Pongracic JA, Baxi SN, Benson M, Blake K, Covar R, Gentile DA, Israel E, Krishnan JA, Kumar HV, Lang JE, Lazarus SC, Lima JJ, Long D, Ly N, Marbin J, Moy JN, Myers RE, Olin JT, Raissy HH, Robison RG, Ross K, Sorkness CA, Lemanske RF. Quintupling Inhaled Glucocorticoids to Prevent Childhood Asthma Exacerbations. N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 08; 378(10):891-901.
Rosen R, Vandenplas Y, Singendonk M, Cabana M, DiLorenzo C, Gottrand F, Gupta S, Langendam M, Staiano A, Thapar N, Tipnis N, Tabbers M. Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Clinical Practice Guidelines: Joint Recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 03; 66(3):516-554.
Sung V, D'Amico F, Cabana MD, Chau K, Koren G, Savino F, Szajewska H, Deshpande G, Dupont C, Indrio F, Mentula S, Partty A, Tancredi D. Lactobacillus reuteri to Treat Infant Colic: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2018 01; 141(1).
Sung V, Cabana MD. Probiotics for Colic-Is the Gut Responsible for Infant Crying After All? J Pediatr. 2017 12; 191:6-8.
Carmona N, Bentz MG, Bhagwat MM, Cabana MD. Newborn Skin Findings in the Nursery. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Jun; 57(7):850-853.
McKean M, Caughey AB, Yuracko McKean MA, Cabana MD, Flaherman VJ. Postpartum Depression: When Should Health Care Providers Identify Those at Risk? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Jun; 57(6):689-693.
Cabana MD, McKean M, Caughey AB, Fong L, Lynch S, Wong A, Leong R, Boushey HA, Hilton JF. Early Probiotic Supplementation for Eczema and Asthma Prevention: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep; 140(3).
Cabana MD, Merenstein DJ. Probiotics in the Child Care Center: Context Matters. Pediatrics. 2017 08; 140(2).
Beck AL, Fernandez A, Rojina J, Cabana M. Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinic-Based Intervention to Promote Healthy Beverage Consumption Among Latino Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Aug; 56(9):838-844.
Kaiser SV, Rodean J, Bekmezian A, Hall M, Shah SS, Mahant S, Parikh K, Morse R, Puls H, Cabana MD. Rising utilization of inpatient pediatric asthma pathways. J Asthma. 2018 02; 55(2):196-207.
Cabana MD. The Role of Hydrolyzed Formula in Allergy Prevention. Ann Nutr Metab. 2017; 70 Suppl 2:38-45.
Cabana MD. Corticosteroids and Asthma: Too Much or Too Little? Pediatrics. 2017 05; 139(5).
Thimmig LM, Cabana MD, Bentz MG, Potocka K, Beck A, Fong L, Chao C, Caughey AB, Wong A, McKean M. Television During Meals in the First 4 Years of Life. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Jun; 56(7):659-666.
Sanders ME, Merenstein DJ, Ouwehand AC, Reid G, Salminen S, Cabana MD, Paraskevakos G, Leyer G. Probiotic use in at-risk populations. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2016 Nov - Dec; 56(6):680-686.
Fitzpatrick AM, Jackson DJ, Mauger DT, Boehmer SJ, Phipatanakul W, Sheehan WJ, Moy JN, Paul IM, Bacharier LB, Cabana MD, Covar R, Holguin F, Lemanske RF, Martinez FD, Pongracic JA, Beigelman A, Baxi SN, Benson M, Blake K, Chmiel JF, Daines CL, Daines MO, Gaffin JM, Gentile DA, Gower WA, Israel E, Kumar HV, Lang JE, Lazarus SC, Lima JJ, Ly N, Marbin J, Morgan W, Myers RE, Olin JT, Peters SP, Raissy HH, Robison RG, Ross K, Sorkness CA, Thyne SM, Szefler SJ. Individualized therapy for persistent asthma in young children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 12; 138(6):1608-1618.e12.
Cabana MD. More Than Just the Delivery. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 09; 63(3):314-5.
Sheehan WJ, Mauger DT, Paul IM, Moy JN, Boehmer SJ, Szefler SJ, Fitzpatrick AM, Jackson DJ, Bacharier LB, Cabana MD, Covar R, Holguin F, Lemanske RF, Martinez FD, Pongracic JA, Beigelman A, Baxi SN, Benson M, Blake K, Chmiel JF, Daines CL, Daines MO, Gaffin JM, Gentile DA, Gower WA, Israel E, Kumar HV, Lang JE, Lazarus SC, Lima JJ, Ly N, Marbin J, Morgan WJ, Myers RE, Olin JT, Peters SP, Raissy HH, Robison RG, Ross K, Sorkness CA, Thyne SM, Wechsler ME, Phipatanakul W. Acetaminophen versus Ibuprofen in Young Children with Mild Persistent Asthma. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 18; 375(7):619-30.
Kaiser SV, Huynh T, Bacharier LB, Rosenthal JL, Bakel LA, Parkin PC, Cabana MD. Preventing Exacerbations in Preschoolers With Recurrent Wheeze: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2016 06; 137(6).
Young CA, Stookey J, Patel AI, Chan C, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD. San Francisco childcare centers' preparedness in the prevention and management of asthma among preschool-aged children. J Asthma. 2016 09; 53(7):691-8.
Yawn BP, Rank MA, Cabana MD, Wollan PC, Juhn YJ. Adherence to Asthma Guidelines in Children, Tweens, and Adults in Primary Care Settings: A Practice-Based Network Assessment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 Apr; 91(4):411-21.
Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Mauger DT, Boehmer S, Beigelman A, Fitzpatrick AM, Jackson DJ, Baxi SN, Benson M, Burnham CD, Cabana M, Castro M, Chmiel JF, Covar R, Daines M, Gaffin JM, Gentile DA, Holguin F, Israel E, Kelly HW, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Ly N, Meade K, Morgan W, Moy J, Olin T, Peters SP, Phipatanakul W, Pongracic JA, Raissy HH, Ross K, Sheehan WJ, Sorkness C, Szefler SJ, Teague WG, Thyne S, Martinez FD. Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children With a History of Such Illnesses: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2015 Nov 17; 314(19):2034-2044.
Kaiser SV, Bakel LA, Okumura MJ, Auerbach AD, Rosenthal J, Cabana MD. Risk Factors for Prolonged Length of Stay or Complications During Pediatric Respiratory Hospitalizations. Hosp Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 5(9):461-73.
Young CA, Chan C, Stookey J, Patel AI, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD. Development of a Tool to Evaluate Asthma Preparedness and Management in Child-Care Centers. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2015 Jun 01; 28(2):121-128.
McKean M, Caughey AB, Leong RE, Wong A, Cabana MD. The Timing of Infant Food Introduction in Families With a History of Atopy. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jul; 54(8):745-51.
Flaherman VJ, Beiler JS, Cabana MD, Paul IM. Relationship of newborn weight loss to milk supply concern and anxiety: the impact on breastfeeding duration. Matern Child Nutr. 2016 07; 12(3):463-72.
Cheng LE, Cabana MD. Dishing it out to allergies. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar; 135(3):e707-8.
Tran N, Bernstein HS, Cabana MD. Case 3: Respiratory distress in a 3-month-old boy. Pediatr Rev. 2015 Feb; 36(2):79-81.
Sung V, Cabana MD, D'Amico F, Deshpande G, Dupont C, Indrio F, Mentula S, Partty A, Savino F, Szajewska H, Tancredi D. Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 for managing infant colic: protocol for an individual participant data meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2014 Dec 04; 4(12):e006475.
Nelson KE, Hersh AL, Nkoy FL, Maselli JH, Srivastava R, Cabana MD. Primary care physician smoking screening and counseling for patients with chronic disease. Prev Med. 2015 Feb; 71:77-82.
Cabana MD, Bardach NS. A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing. J Pediatr. 2015 Jan; 166(1):10-1.
Namazy J, Cabana MD, Scheuerle AE, Thorp JM, Chen H, Carrigan G, Wang Y, Veith J, Andrews EB. The Xolair Pregnancy Registry (EXPECT): the safety of omalizumab use during pregnancy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Feb; 135(2):407-12.
Cabana MD, Slish KK, Evans D, Mellins RB, Brown RW, Lin X, Kaciroti N, Clark NM. Impact of Physician Asthma Care Education on patient outcomes. Health Educ Behav. 2014 Oct; 41(5):509-17.
Flaherman VJ, Hicks KG, Huynh J, Cabana MD, Lee KA. Positive and negative experiences of breast pumping during the first 6 months. Matern Child Nutr. 2016 Apr; 12(2):291-8.
Kiyoshi-Teo H, Cabana MD, Froelicher ES, Blegen MA. Adherence to institution-specific ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention guidelines. Am J Crit Care. 2014 May; 23(3):201-14; quiz 215.
Castro M, King TS, Kunselman SJ, Cabana MD, Denlinger L, Holguin F, Kazani SD, Moore WC, Moy J, Sorkness CA, Avila P, Bacharier LB, Bleecker E, Boushey HA, Chmiel J, Fitzpatrick AM, Gentile D, Hundal M, Israel E, Kraft M, Krishnan JA, LaForce C, Lazarus SC, Lemanske R, Lugogo N, Martin RJ, Mauger DT, Naureckas E, Peters SP, Phipatanakul W, Que LG, Sheshadri A, Smith L, Solway J, Sullivan-Vedder L, Sumino K, Wechsler ME, Wenzel S, White SR, Sutherland ER. Effect of vitamin D3 on asthma treatment failures in adults with symptomatic asthma and lower vitamin D levels: the VIDA randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 May; 311(20):2083-91.
Kaiser SV, Asteria-Penaloza R, Vittinghoff E, Rosenbluth G, Cabana MD, Bardach NS. National patterns of codeine prescriptions for children in the emergency department. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1139-47.
Cabana MD. No consistent evidence to date that prenatal or postnatal probiotic supplementation prevents childhood asthma and wheeze. Evid Based Med. 2014 Aug; 19(4):144.
Bousquet J, Gern JE, Martinez FD, Anto JM, Johnson CC, Holt PG, Lemanske RF, Le Souëf PN, Tepper RS, von Mutius ER, Arshad SH, Bacharier LB, Becker A, Belanger K, Bergström A, Bernstein DI, Cabana MD, Carroll KN, Castro M, Cooper PJ, Gillman MW, Gold DR, Henderson J, Heinrich J, Hong SJ, Jackson DJ, Keil T, Kozyrskyj AL, Lødrup Carlsen KC, Miller RL, Momas I, Morgan WJ, Noel P, Ownby DR, Pinart M, Ryan PH, Schwaninger JM, Sears MR, Simpson A, Smit HA, Stern DA, Subbarao P, Valenta R, Wang X, Weiss ST, Wood R, Wright AL, Wright RJ, Togias A, Gergen PJ. Birth cohorts in asthma and allergic diseases: report of a NIAID/NHLBI/MeDALL joint workshop. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jun; 133(6):1535-46.
Tran N, Coffman JM, Sumino K, Cabana MD. Patient reminder systems and asthma medication adherence: a systematic review. J Asthma. 2014 Jun; 51(5):536-43.
Cabana MD, Kunselman SJ, Nyenhuis SM, Wechsler ME. Researching asthma across the ages: insights from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Asthma Network. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jan; 133(1):27-33.
Mon A, Meyerhoff D, Cabana M, Halpern-Felsher B. Rejoinder-response to: Human linear growth trajectory defined. Am J Hum Biol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 26(1):109-10.
Bardach NS, Vittinghoff E, Asteria-Peñaloza R, Edwards JD, Yazdany J, Lee HC, Boscardin WJ, Cabana MD, Dudley RA. Measuring hospital quality using pediatric readmission and revisit rates. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132(3):429-36.
Mon A, Cabana M, Halpern-Felsher B, Meyerhoff DJ. Human linear growth trajectory defined. Am J Hum Biol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 25(5):666-72.
Patel AI, Shapiro DJ, Wang YC, Cabana MD. Sociodemographic characteristics and beverage intake of children who drink tap water. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jul; 45(1):75-82.
Flaherman VJ, Aby J, Burgos AE, Lee KA, Cabana MD, Newman TB. Effect of early limited formula on duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding in at-risk infants: an RCT. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):1059-65.
Patel MR, Shah S, Cabana MD, Sawyer SM, Toelle B, Mellis C, Jenkins C, Brown RW, Clark NM. Translation of an evidence-based asthma intervention: Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE) in the United States and Australia. Prim Care Respir J. 2013 Mar; 22(1):29-36.
Sumino K, Cabana MD. Medication adherence in asthma patients. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2013 Jan; 19(1):49-53.
Shapiro DJ, Hersh AL, Cabana MD, Sutherland SM, Patel AI. Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009. Pediatrics. 2012 Oct; 130(4):604-10.
Cho CS, Shapiro DJ, Cabana MD, Maselli JH, Hersh AL. A national depiction of children with return visits to the emergency department within 72 hours, 2001-2007. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jul; 28(7):606-10.
Kezirian EJ, Hussey HM, Brietzke SE, Cohen SM, Davis GE, Shin JJ, Weinberger DG, Cabana MD. Hypopharyngeal surgery in obstructive sleep apnea: practice patterns, perceptions, and attitudes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Nov; 147(5):964-71.
Flaherman VJ, Hicks KG, Cabana MD, Lee KA. Maternal experience of interactions with providers among mothers with milk supply concern. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Aug; 51(8):778-84.
Brehm JM, Acosta-Pérez E, Klei L, Roeder K, Barmada M, Boutaoui N, Forno E, Kelly R, Paul K, Sylvia J, Litonjua AA, Cabana M, Alvarez M, Colón-Semidey A, Canino G, Celedón JC. Vitamin D insufficiency and severe asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul 15; 186(2):140-6.
Burman NJ, Cabana MD, Maselli JH, Hilton JF, Patel AI. Missing documentation of weight and height at preventive visits for children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Oct; 51(10):933-8.
Philp JC, Maselli J, Pachter LM, Cabana MD. Complementary and alternative medicine use and adherence with pediatric asthma treatment. Pediatrics. 2012 May; 129(5):e1148-54.
Wilson SR, Rand CS, Cabana MD, Foggs MB, Halterman JS, Olson L, Vollmer WM, Wright RJ, Taggart V. Asthma outcomes: quality of life. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Mar; 129(3 Suppl):S88-123.
Rand CS, Wright RJ, Cabana MD, Foggs MB, Halterman JS, Olson L, Vollmer WM, Wilson SR, Taggart V. Mediators of asthma outcomes. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Mar; 129(3 Suppl):S136-41.
Landman ZC, Beres S, Cabana MD. A pain in the buttock. Case Rep Pediatr. 2011; 2011:414693.
Cabana MD. Early probiotic supplementation for the prevention of atopic disease in newborns-probiotics and the hygiene hypothesis-. Biosci Microflora. 2011; 30(4):129-33.
O'Laughlen MC, Rance K, Rovnyak V, Hollen PJ, Cabana MD. National Asthma Education Prevention Program: survey of nurse practitioners' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. J Pediatr Health Care. 2013 Mar-Apr; 27(2):e17-24.
Cabana M. Inhaled corticosteroids are beneficial in treating asthma exacerbations in children with mild persistent asthma. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):513-4.
Miroballi Y, Garber E, Jia H, Zhou JJ, Alba L, Quittell LM, Angst D, Cabana M, Saiman L. Infection control knowledge, attitudes, and practices among cystic fibrosis patients and their families. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Feb; 47(2):144-52.
Orrell-Valente JK, Jones K, Manasse S, Thyne SM, Shenkin BN, Cabana MD. Children's and parents' report of asthma education received from physicians. J Asthma. 2011 Oct; 48(8):831-8.
Wallace TC, Guarner F, Madsen K, Cabana MD, Gibson G, Hentges E, Sanders ME. Human gut microbiota and its relationship to health and disease. Nutr Rev. 2011 Jul; 69(7):392-403.
Guarner F, Sanders ME, Gibson G, Klaenhammer T, Cabana M, Scott K, Reid G, Delzenne NM, Fahey GC, Hill C. Probiotic and prebiotic claims in Europe: seeking a clear roadmap. Br J Nutr. 2011 Dec; 106(11):1765-7.
Paul IM, Maselli JH, Hersh AL, Boushey HA, Nielson DW, Cabana MD. Antibiotic prescribing during pediatric ambulatory care visits for asthma. Pediatrics. 2011 Jun; 127(6):1014-21.
Cabana MD, Wachter RM. The hazards of drawing conclusions from before-and-after studies of system-level interventions: knowing may not be enough. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 May; 165(5):472-3.
Cabana MD, Coffman JM. Recent developments in asthma education. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Apr; 11(2):132-6.
Cabana MD. Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 appears to be effective in reducing crying time for colic. J Pediatr. 2011 Mar; 158(3):516-7.
Bekmezian A, Chung PJ, Cabana MD, Maselli JH, Hilton JF, Hersh AL. Factors associated with prolonged emergency department length of stay for admitted children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Feb; 27(2):110-5.
Wu BH, Cabana MD, Hilton JF, Ly NP. Race and asthma control in the pediatric population of Hawaii. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 May; 46(5):442-51.
Shapiro DJ, Gonzales R, Cabana MD, Hersh AL. National trends in visit rates and antibiotic prescribing for children with acute sinusitis. Pediatrics. 2011 Jan; 127(1):28-34.
Patel AI, Cabana MD. Encouraging healthy beverage intake in child care and school settings. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Dec; 22(6):779-84.
Bekmezian A, Hersh AL, Maselli JH, Cabana MD. Pediatric emergency departments are more likely than general emergency departments to treat asthma exacerbation with systemic corticosteroids. J Asthma. 2011 Feb; 48(1):69-74.
Canino G, Vila D, Cabana M, Quiñones A, Otero M, Acosta E, Pabón-Cruz K, Colón FM, Rand C. Barriers to Prescribing Controller Anti Inflammatory Medication among Puerto Rican Asthmatic Children with Public Insurance: Results of National Survey of Pediatricians. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2010 Nov 01; 23(3):169-174.
Vila D, Rand CS, Cabana MD, Quiñones A, Otero M, Gamache C, Ramírez R, García P, Canino G. Disparities in asthma medication dispensing patterns: the case of pediatric asthma in Puerto Rico. J Asthma. 2010 Dec; 47(10):1136-41.
Cabana MD. Evidence increasing that probiotics reduce incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. 2010 Nov; 157(5):864-5.
Cabana MD, Kiyoshi-Teo H. The broader picture on guideline adherence. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6):593-4.
Patel AI, Madsen KA, Maselli JH, Cabana MD, Stafford RS, Hersh AL. Underdiagnosis of pediatric obesity during outpatient preventive care visits. Acad Pediatr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 10(6):405-9.
Cabana MD. Long-acting beta--agonists best option for "step-up" therapy for children with uncontrolled asthma. J Pediatr. 2010 Sep; 157(3):512-3.
Stille C, Turchi RM, Antonelli R, Cabana MD, Cheng TL, Laraque D, Perrin J. The family-centered medical home: specific considerations for child health research and policy. Acad Pediatr. 2010 Jul-Aug; 10(4):211-7.
Tasian GE, Zaid H, Cabana MD, Baskin LS. Proximal hypospadias and risk of acquired cryptorchidism. J Urol. 2010 Aug; 184(2):715-20.
Shane AL, Cabana MD, Vidry S, Merenstein D, Hummelen R, Ellis CL, Heimbach JT, Hempel S, Lynch SV, Sanders ME, Tancredi DJ. Guide to designing, conducting, publishing and communicating results of clinical studies involving probiotic applications in human participants. Gut Microbes. 2010 Jul; 1(4):243-253.
Le TT, Rait MA, Jarlsberg LG, Eid NS, Cabana MD. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a distance asthma learning program for pediatricians. J Asthma. 2010 Apr; 47(3):245-50.
Alexander DD, Cabana MD. Partially hydrolyzed 100% whey protein infant formula and reduced risk of atopic dermatitis: a meta-analysis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Apr; 50(4):422-30.
Fujimura KE, Slusher NA, Cabana MD, Lynch SV. Role of the gut microbiota in defining human health. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2010 Apr; 8(4):435-54.
Okumura MJ, Kerr EA, Cabana MD, Davis MM, Demonner S, Heisler M. Physician views on barriers to primary care for young adults with childhood-onset chronic disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e748-54.
Cabana MD. Adherence, not just for patients: comment on "low back pain and best practice care". Arch Intern Med. 2010 Feb 08; 170(3):277-8.
Hersh AL, Orrell-Valente JK, Maselli JH, Olson LM, Cabana MD. Decreasing frequency of asthma education in primary care. J Asthma. 2010 Feb; 47(1):21-5.
Patel MR, Cabana MD. Parental satisfaction and the ability to recall the physician's name. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Jun; 49(6):525-9.
Cox MJ, Huang YJ, Fujimura KE, Liu JT, McKean M, Boushey HA, Segal MR, Brodie EL, Cabana MD, Lynch SV. Lactobacillus casei abundance is associated with profound shifts in the infant gut microbiome. PLoS One. 2010 Jan 18; 5(1):e8745.
Bardach NS, Cabana MD. The unintended consequences of quality improvement. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2009 Dec; 21(6):777-82.
Sherman PM, Cabana M, Gibson GR, Koletzko BV, Neu J, Veereman-Wauters G, Ziegler EE, Walker WA. Potential roles and clinical utility of prebiotics in newborns, infants, and children: proceedings from a global prebiotic summit meeting, New York City, June 27-28, 2008. J Pediatr. 2009 Nov; 155(5):S61-70.
Hersh AL, Maselli JH, Cabana MD. Changes in prescribing of antiviral medications for influenza associated with new treatment guidelines. Am J Public Health. 2009 Oct; 99 Suppl 2:S362-4.
Coffman JM, Cabana MD, Yelin EH. Do school-based asthma education programs improve self-management and health outcomes? Pediatrics. 2009 Aug; 124(2):729-42.
Hersh AL, Weintrub PS, Cabana MD. Antibiotic selection for purulent skin and soft-tissue infections in ambulatory care: a decision-analytic approach. Acad Pediatr. 2009 May-Jun; 9(3):179-84.
Hersh AL, Cabana MD, Gonzales R, Shenkin BN, Cho CS. Pediatricians' perspectives on the impact of MRSA in primary care: a qualitative study. BMC Pediatr. 2009 Apr 14; 9:27.
Lowers J, Jaffe A, Zenel JA, Cabana MD, Donahue C, Uba A. Visual diagnosis: four infants who have red, "bloody" stools. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Apr; 30(4):146-9.
Patel MR, Coffman JM, Tseng CW, Clark NM, Cabana MD. Physician communication regarding cost when prescribing asthma medication to children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009 Jun; 48(5):493-8.
Orrell-Valente JK, Cabana MD. 'The apple doesn't fall far from the tree': the role of parents in chronic disease self-management. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Dec; 20(6):703-4.
Orrell-Valente JK, Jarlsberg LG, Hill LG, Cabana MD. At what age do children start taking daily asthma medicines on their own? Pediatrics. 2008 Dec; 122(6):e1186-92.
Clark NM, Cabana M, Kaciroti N, Gong M, Sleeman K. Long-term outcomes of physician peer teaching. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 Nov; 47(9):883-90.
Garber E, Desai M, Zhou J, Alba L, Angst D, Cabana M, Saiman L. Barriers to adherence to cystic fibrosis infection control guidelines. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Sep; 43(9):900-7.
Okumura MJ, Heisler M, Davis MM, Cabana MD, Demonner S, Kerr EA. Comfort of general internists and general pediatricians in providing care for young adults with chronic illnesses of childhood. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Oct; 23(10):1621-7.
Calhoun AW, Guyatt GH, Cabana MD, Lu D, Turner DA, Valentine S, Randolph AG. Addressing the unit of analysis in medical care studies: a systematic review. Med Care. 2008 Jun; 46(6):635-43.
Cabana MD, Chaffin DC, Jarlsberg LG, Thyne SM, Clark NM. Selective provision of asthma self-management tools to families. Pediatrics. 2008 Apr; 121(4):e900-5.
Coffman JM, Cabana MD, Halpin HA, Yelin EH. Effects of asthma education on children's use of acute care services: a meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2008 Mar; 121(3):575-86.
Barnes Dodge RA, Cabana MD, O'Riordan MA, Heneghan A. What factors are important for pediatric residents' smoking cessation counseling of parents? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 Apr; 47(3):237-43.
Cabana MD, Atkinson-McEvoy LR. The importance of generalism in academic pediatrics. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007 Dec; 19(6):698-9.
Cabana MD, McKean M, Wong AR, Chao C, Caughey AB. Examining the hygiene hypothesis: the Trial of Infant Probiotic Supplementation. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2007 Nov; 21 Suppl 3:23-8.
Lenoir-Wijnkoop I, Sanders ME, Cabana MD, Caglar E, Corthier G, Rayes N, Sherman PM, Timmerman HM, Vaneechoutte M, Van Loo J, Wolvers DA. Probiotic and prebiotic influence beyond the intestinal tract. Nutr Rev. 2007 Nov; 65(11):469-89.
Cabana MD, Lara M, Shannon J. Racial and ethnic disparities in the quality of asthma care. Chest. 2007 Nov; 132(5 Suppl):810S-817S.
Clark NM, Cabana MD, Nan B, Gong ZM, Slish KK, Birk NA, Kaciroti N. The clinician-patient partnership paradigm: outcomes associated with physician communication behavior. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 Jan; 47(1):49-57.
Conn KM, Halterman JS, Lynch K, Cabana MD. The impact of parents' medication beliefs on asthma management. Pediatrics. 2007 Sep; 120(3):e521-6.
Yoo J, Tcheurekdjian H, Lynch SV, Cabana M, Boushey HA. Microbial manipulation of immune function for asthma prevention: inferences from clinical trials. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2007 Jul; 4(3):277-82.
Orrell-Valente JK, Jarlsberg LG, Rait MA, Thyne SM, Rubash T, Cabana MD. Parents' specific concerns about daily asthma medications for children. J Asthma. 2007 Jun; 44(5):385-90.
Cabana MD, Abu-Isa H, Thyne SM, Yawn B. Specialty differences in prescribing inhaled corticosteroids for children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Oct; 46(8):698-705.
Okumura MJ, Cabana MD. The results of a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2006 Dec; 19(6):451; author reply 452.
Cabana MD, Thyne SM. An emergency department-based follow-up clinic can improve asthma outcomes. J Pediatr. 2006 Nov; 149(5):725.
Richmond TK, Freed GL, Clark SJ, Cabana MD. Guidelines for adolescent well care: is there consensus? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2006 Aug; 18(4):365-70.
Yawn BP, Brenneman SK, Allen-Ramey FC, Cabana MD, Markson LE. Assessment of asthma severity and asthma control in children. Pediatrics. 2006 Jul; 118(1):322-9.
Andreae MC, Blad K, Cabana MD. Physician compensation programs in academic medical centers. Health Care Manage Rev. 2006 Jul-Sep; 31(3):251-8.
Cabana M, Slish KK, Nan B, Leo H, Bratton SL, Dombkowski KJ. Outcomes associated with spirometry for pediatric asthma in a managed care organization. Pediatrics. 2006 Jul; 118(1):e151-6.
Cabana MD, Slish KK, Evans D, Mellins RB, Brown RW, Lin X, Kaciroti N, Clark NM. Impact of physician asthma care education on patient outcomes. Pediatrics. 2006 Jun; 117(6):2149-57.
Cabana MD, Shane AL, Chao C, Oliva-Hemker M. Probiotics in primary care pediatrics. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2006 Jun; 45(5):405-10.
Lara M, Cabana MD, Houle CR, Krieger JW, Lachance LL, Meurer JR, Rosenthal MP, Vega I. Improving quality of care and promoting health care system change: The role of community-based coalitions. Health Promot Pract. 2006 Apr; 7(2 Suppl):87S-95S.
Jee SH, Cabana MD. Indices for continuity of care: a systematic review of the literature. Med Care Res Rev. 2006 Apr; 63(2):158-88.
Valerio M, Cabana MD, White DF, Heidmann DM, Brown RW, Bratton SL. Understanding of asthma management: Medicaid parents' perspectives. Chest. 2006 Mar; 129(3):594-601.
Bratton SL, Cabana MD, Brown RW, White DF, Wang Y, Lang SW, Clark NM. Asthma educational seminar targeting Medicaid providers. Respir Care. 2006 Jan; 51(1):49-55.
Yoon EY, Davis MM, El-Essawi H, Cabana MD. FDA labeling status of pediatric medications. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2006 Jan-Feb; 45(1):75-7.
Davis MM, Slish K, Chao C, Cabana MD. National trends in bariatric surgery, 1996-2002. Arch Surg. 2006 Jan; 141(1):71-4; discussion 75.
Dombkowski KJ, Cabana MD, Cohn LM, Gebremariam A, Clark SJ. Geographic variation of asthma quality measures within and between health plans. Am J Manag Care. 2005 Dec; 11(12):765-72.
Cabana MD. A randomized trial of primary care provider prompting to enhance preventive asthma therapy. J Pediatr. 2005 Nov; 147(5):708.
Aziz PF, Lee J, Cabana MD. An inappropriate diet. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 Oct; 44(8):735-7.
Cabana MD, Bradley J, Meurer JR, Holle D, Santiago C, Clark NM. Coding for asthma patient education in the primary care setting. J Med Pract Manage. 2005 Sep-Oct; 21(2):115-9.
Yoon EY, Davis MM, Van Cleave J, Maheshwari S, Cabana MD. Factors associated with non-attendance at pediatric subspecialty asthma clinics. J Asthma. 2005 Sep; 42(7):555-9.
Cabana MD. Improving care for asthma. J Pediatr. 2005 Sep; 147(3):411-2; author reply 412-3.
Bratton SL, Odetola FO, McCollegan J, Cabana MD, Levy FH, Keenan HT. Regional variation in ICU care for pediatric patients with asthma. J Pediatr. 2005 Sep; 147(3):355-61.
Cabana MD, Dombkowski KJ, Yoon EY, Clark SJ. Variation in pediatric asthma quality improvement programs by managed care plans. Am J Med Qual. 2005 Jul-Aug; 20(4):204-9.
Cabana MD, Le TT. Challenges in asthma patient education. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Jun; 115(6):1225-7.
Birk NA, Cabana MD, Clark NM. Teachable moments: improving pediatric asthma outcomes through physician education. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2005 Jun; 5(3):287-96.
Cabana MD, Slish KK, Nan B, Lin X, Clark NM. Asking the correct questions to assess asthma symptoms. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 May; 44(4):319-25.
Mabry IR, Clark SJ, Kemper A, Fraser K, Kileny S, Cabana MD. Variation in establishing a diagnosis of obesity in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 Apr; 44(3):221-7.
Cabana MD, Jee SH. Does continuity of care improve patient outcomes? J Fam Pract. 2004 Dec; 53(12):974-80.
Cabana MD, Slish KK, Nan B, Clark NM. Limits of the HEDIS criteria in determining asthma severity for children. Pediatrics. 2004 Oct; 114(4):1049-55.
Kind T, Simon AE, Everett PJ, Cabana MD. Can an information prescription change parental attitudes and behaviors related to using the Internet for health information resources? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Sep; 158(9):864-6.
Cabana MD, Brown R, Clark NM, White DF, Lyons J, Lang SW, Bratton SL. Improving physician attendance at educational seminars sponsored by Managed Care Organizations. Manag Care. 2004 Sep; 13(9):49-51, 53-4, 56-7.
Cabana MD, Slish KK, Lewis TC, Brown RW, Nan B, Lin X, Clark NM. Parental management of asthma triggers within a child's environment. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Aug; 114(2):352-7.
Brown R, Bratton SL, Cabana MD, Kaciroti N, Clark NM. Physician asthma education program improves outcomes for children of low-income families. Chest. 2004 Aug; 126(2):369-74.
Kind T, Wheeler KL, Robinson B, Cabana MD. Do the leading children's hospitals have quality web sites? A description of children's hospital web sites. J Med Internet Res. 2004 Jun 25; 6(2):e20.
Cabana MD, Slish KK, Brown R, Clark NM. Pediatrician attitudes and practices regarding collaborative asthma education. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2004 Apr; 43(3):269-74.
Cabana MD, Rand C, Slish K, Nan B, Davis MM, Clark N. Pediatrician self-efficacy for counseling parents of asthmatic children to quit smoking. Pediatrics. 2004 Jan; 113(1 Pt 1):78-81.
Cabana MD, Clark N. Challenges in evaluating methods to improve physician practice. J Pediatr. 2003 Oct; 143(4):413-4.
Cabana MD, Kim C. Physician adherence to preventive cardiology guidelines for women. Womens Health Issues. 2003 Jul-Aug; 13(4):142-9.
Cabana MD, Bruckman D, Meister K, Bradley JF, Clark N. Documentation of asthma severity in pediatric outpatient clinics. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2003 Mar; 42(2):121-5.
Cabana MD, Bruckman D, Bratton SL, Kemper AR, Clark NM. Association between outpatient follow-up and pediatric emergency department asthma visits. J Asthma. 2003; 40(7):741-9.
Aiken KD, Clark SJ, Cabana MD. Reasons hospitals give for not offering hepatitis B vaccine to low-risk newborns. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2002 Nov-Dec; 41(9):681-6.
Cabana M, Bruckman D, Rushton JL, Bratton SL, Green L. Receipt of asthma subspecialty care by children in a managed care organization. Ambul Pediatr. 2002 Nov-Dec; 2(6):456-61.
Cabana MD, Davis MM. Improving physician adherence to cholesterol management guidelines. Manag Care. 2002 Oct; 11(10 Suppl):18-22.
Cabana MD, Aiken KD, Davis MM, Freed GL, Clark SJ. Effect of state vaccine-financing strategy on hepatitis B immunization in hospital nurseries. Ambul Pediatr. 2002 Sep-Oct; 2(5):367-74.
Bratton SL, Roberts JS, Watson RS, Cabana MD. Acute severe asthma: Outcome and Medicaid insurance. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2002 Jul; 3(3):234-238.
Cabana MD, Flores G. The role of clinical practice guidelines in enhancing quality and reducing racial/ethnic disparities in paediatrics. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2002 Mar; 3(1):52-8.
Cabana MD, Aiken KD, Clark SJ. Newborn hepatitis B vaccination policy in hospital nurseries. Pediatrics. 2002 Feb; 109(2):E21.
Cabana MD, Rushton JL, Rush AJ. Implementing practice guidelines for depression: applying a new framework to an old problem. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2002 Jan-Feb; 24(1):35-42.