Jonathan Gaffin

Jonathan Gaffin, MD, MMsc



Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-1900
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Respiratory Disease

Departments

  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases

Programs

  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • General Pulmonary Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania, 1997

Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2004

Worcester, MA

Fellowship, Respiratory Diseases

Boston Children's Hospital, 2007

Boston, MA

Internship, Pediatrics

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, 2004

New Haven, CT

Residency, Pediatrics

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, 2005-2007

New Haven, CT

Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Publications

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  1. Jhun I, Gaffin JM, Coull BA, Huffaker MF, Petty CR, Sheehan WJ, Baxi SN, Lai PS, Kang CM, Wolfson JM, Gold DR, Koutrakis P, Phipatanakul W. School Environmental Intervention to Reduce Particulate Pollutant Exposures for Children with Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Sep 15.
  2. Levy S, Dedeoglu F, Gaffin JM, Garvey KC, Harstad E, MacGinnitie A, Rufo PA, Huang Q, Ziemnik RE, Wisk LE, Weitzman ER. A Screening Tool for Assessing Alcohol Use Risk among Medically Vulnerable Youth. PLoS One. 2016; 11(5):e0156240.
  3. Kanchongkittiphon W, Gaffin JM, Kopel L, Petty CR, Bollinger ME, Miller RL, Perzanowski M, Matsui EC, Phipatanakul W. Association of FEF25%-75% and bronchodilator reversibility with asthma control and asthma morbidity in inner-city children with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Jul; 117(1):97-9.
  4. Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Mauger DT, Boehmer S, Beigelman A, Fitzpatrick AM, Jackson DJ, Baxi SN, Benson M, Burnham CA, 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):2034-44.
  5. Gaffin JM. Postnatal environmental tobacco smoke exposure is associated with objective markers of atopy in preschool-aged children. Evid Based Med. 2015 Dec; 20(6):219.
  6. Gaffin JM, Landrum A, Petty CR, Baxi S, Sheehan WJ, Phipatanakul W. Black and Hispanic perceptions of asthma medication in the School Inner-City Asthma Study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Jun; 114(6):533-4.
  7. Rao DR, Sordillo JE, Kopel LS, Gaffin JM, Sheehan WJ, Hoffman E, Ozonoff A, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Association between allergic sensitization and exhaled nitric oxide in children in the School Inner-City Asthma Study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Mar; 114(3):256-257.e1.
  8. Kanchongkittiphon W, Gaffin JM, Phipatanakul W. Child with atopic dermatitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Jan; 114(1):6-11.
  9. Kanchongkittiphon W, Mendell MJ, Gaffin JM, Wang G, Phipatanakul W. Indoor environmental exposures and exacerbation of asthma: an update to the 2000 review by the Institute of Medicine. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Jan; 123(1):6-20.
  10. Gaffin JM, Kanchongkittiphon W, Phipatanakul W. Reprint of: Perinatal and early childhood environmental factors influencing allergic asthma immunopathogenesis. Int Immunopharmacol. 2014 Nov; 23(1):337-46.
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  12. Gaffin JM, Kanchongkittiphon W, Phipatanakul W. Perinatal and early childhood environmental factors influencing allergic asthma immunopathogenesis. Int Immunopharmacol. 2014 Sep; 22(1):21-30.
  13. Kanchongkittiphon W, Gaffin JM, Phipatanakul W. The indoor environment and inner-city childhood asthma. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 2014 Jun; 32(2):103-10.
  14. Kopel LS, Phipatanakul W, Gaffin JM. Social disadvantage and asthma control in children. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2014 Sep; 15(3):256-62; quiz 262-3.
  15. Kanchongkittiphon W, Sheehan WJ, Friedlander J, Chapman MD, King EM, Martirosyan K, Baxi SN, Permaul P, Gaffin JM, Kopel L, Bailey A, Fu C, Petty CR, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Allergens on desktop surfaces in preschools and elementary schools of urban children with asthma. Allergy. 2014 Jul; 69(7):960-3.
  16. Kopel LS, Gaffin JM, Ozonoff A, Rao DR, Sheehan WJ, Friedlander JL, Permaul P, Baxi SN, Fu C, Subramanian SV, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Perceived neighborhood safety and asthma morbidity in the school inner-city asthma study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Jan; 50(1):17-24.
  17. Gaffin JM, Raby BA, Petty CR, Hoffman EB, Baccarelli AA, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. ß-2 adrenergic receptor gene methylation is associated with decreased asthma severity in inner-city schoolchildren: asthma and rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy. 2014; 44(5):681-9.
  18. Gaffin JM, Phipatanakul W. Beta-2-Adrenergic Receptor Methylation Influences Asthma Phenotype in The School Inner City Asthma Study. Receptors Clin Investig. 2014; 1(1).
  19. Baxi SN, Muilenberg ML, Rogers CA, Sheehan WJ, Gaffin J, Permaul P, Kopel LS, Lai PS, Lane JP, Bailey A, Petty CR, Fu C, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Exposures to molds in school classrooms of children with asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2013 Nov; 24(7):697-703.
  20. Gaffin JM, Bouzaher A, McCown M, Larabee Tuttle K, Israel E, Phipatanakul W. Rethinking the prevalence of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in patients with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Dec; 111(6):567-8.
  21. Friedlander JL, Sheehan WJ, Baxi SN, Kopel LS, Gaffin JM, Ozonoff A, Fu C, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Food allergy and increased asthma morbidity in a School-based Inner-City Asthma Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2013 Sep-Oct; 1(5):479-84.
  22. Permaul P, Sheehan WJ, Baxi SN, Gaffin JM, Fu C, Petty CR, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Predictors of indoor exposure to mouse allergen in inner-city elementary schools. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Oct; 111(4):299-301.e1.
  23. Rao DR, Gaffin JM, Baxi SN, Sheehan WJ, Hoffman EB, Phipatanakul W. The utility of forced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% of vital capacity in predicting childhood asthma morbidity and severity. J Asthma. 2012 Aug; 49(6):586-92.
  24. Permaul P, Hoffman E, Fu C, Sheehan W, Baxi S, Gaffin J, Lane J, Bailey A, King E, Chapman M, Gold D, Phipatanakul W. Allergens in urban schools and homes of children with asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2012 Sep; 23(6):543-9.
  25. Cortot CF, Sheehan WJ, Permaul P, Friedlander JL, Baxi SN, Gaffin JM, Dioun AF, Hoffman EB, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Role of specific IgE and skin-prick testing in predicting food challenge results to baked egg. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2012 May-Jun; 33(3):275-81.
  26. Baxi SN, Sheehan WJ, Gaffin JM, Yodying J, Panupattanapong S, Lane JP, Fu C, Hoffman EB, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Agreement between parent and student responses to an asthma and allergy questionnaire in a diverse, inner-city elementary school population. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011 Oct; 107(4):371-3.
  27. Gaffin JM, Sheehan WJ, Morrill J, Cinar M, Borras Coughlin IM, Sawicki GS, Twarog FJ, Young MC, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Tree nut allergy, egg allergy, and asthma in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Feb; 50(2):133-9.
  28. Gaffin JM, Israel E, Phipatanakul W. The effect of prophylactic palivizumab on recurrent wheezing in children with an atopic family history. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Jan; 127(1):292-3; author reply 293.
  29. Gaffin JM, Sheehan WJ, Morrill J, Sawicki G, Twarog F, Cinar M, Young M, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Peanut Allergy is Associated with Increased Asthma Prevalence in Food Allergic Children. AAAAI. 2009.
  30. Gaffin JM, Phipatanakul W. Montelukast as Monotherapy for Pediatric Asthma. MP Med Prakt Pediatr. 2009; 3(63):20-23.
  31. Gaffin JM, Gallagher PG. Picture of the month. Blueberry muffin baby (extramedullary hematopoiesis) due to congenital cytomegalovirus infection. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Nov; 161(11):1102-3.
  32. Jonathan M. Gaffin, MD Sumit Bhargava, MD. Sleep. Yale Curriculum in Primary Care. 2007.
  33. Jonathan M. Gaffin, MD Sumit Bhargava, MD. Sleep. Yale Curriculum in Primary Care. 2006.
  34. Gaffin JM, Shotola NL, Martin TR, Phipatanakul W. Clinically useful spirometry in preschool-aged children: evaluation of the 2007 American Thoracic Society Guidelines. J Asthma. 2010 Sep; 47(7):762-7.
  35. Phipatanakul W, Bailey A, Hoffman EB, Sheehan WJ, Lane JP, Baxi S, Rao D, Permaul P, Gaffin JM, Rogers CA, Muilenberg ML, Gold DR. The school inner-city asthma study: design, methods, and lessons learned. J Asthma. 2011 Dec; 48(10):1007-14.
  36. Gaffin JM, Spergel JM, Boguniewicz M, Eichenfield LF, Paller AS, Fowler JF, Dinulos JG, Tilles SA, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Effect of cat and daycare exposures on the risk of asthma in children with atopic dermatitis. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2012 May-Jun; 33(3):282-8.
  37. Rork JF, Sheehan WJ, Gaffin JM, Timmons KG, Sidbury R, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Parental response to written eczema action plans in children with eczema. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Mar; 148(3):391-2.
  38. Gaffin JM, Phipatanakul W. The role of indoor allergens in the development of asthma. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Apr; 9(2):128-35.
  39. Sheehan WJ, Hoffman EB, Fu C, Baxi SN, Bailey A, King EM, Chapman MD, Lane JP, Gaffin JM, Permaul P, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Endotoxin exposure in inner-city schools and homes of children with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Jun; 108(6):418-22.
  40. Lai PS, Sheehan WJ, Gaffin JM, Petty CR, Coull BA, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. School Endotoxin Exposure and Asthma Morbidity in Inner-city Children. Chest. 2015 Nov; 148(5):1251-8.
  41. 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.
  42. Gaffin JM, Zhou JS, Cai Q, Petty CR, Fu C, Sheehan WJ, Baxi S, Bailey A, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Utility of a portable hand-held forced expiratory volume in 1 second meter for monitoring asthma in an inner-city school setting. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Sep; 117(3):323-4.
  43. Sheehan WJ, Permaul P, Petty CR, Coull BA, Baxi SN, Gaffin JM, Lai PS, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Association Between Allergen Exposure in Inner-City Schools and Asthma Morbidity Among Students. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Nov 21.
  44. Dilley MA, Sheehan WJ, Petty CR, Gaffin JM, Hauptman M, Phipatanakul W. Comparison of treatment modalities for inpatient asthma exacerbations among US pediatric hospitals. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Nov 22.
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