Meredith C. McCormack, M.D., MHS
Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel
Associate Professor of Medicine & Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. McCormack is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department.
Dr. McCormack has clinical expertise in asthma and COPD, as well as pulmonary physiology and pulmonary function testing. She serves as the medical director of the Johns Hopkins University Pulmonary Function Laboratory and serves as the vice chair of the American Thoracic Society Committee for Proficiency Standards in Pulmonary Function Testing.
She is a physician-scientist with a research focus on the effect of environmental influences on underlying obstructive lung disease—specifically climate change, air pollution, diet, obesity influences on COPD and asthma. She has been funded by the NIEHS and the EPA to conduct home and school-based environmental cohort studies to understand the effects of indoor air pollution on children and adults with asthma and adults with COPD. Her work is largely focused in Baltimore City but has included rural areas of Washington State, Appalachia, and the Caribbean. Dr. McCormack has conducted trials of dietary and environmental interventions to understand the effect of diet and obesity as modifiers of susceptibility to air pollution.
Dr. McCormack is dedicated to training the next generation of physician-scientists. She serves as the associate program director of the Johns Hopkins Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program and plays an active role in mentoring fellows and junior faculty.