Caregiver Profile

Caregiver Profile

Meet Dr. Debra Boyer


Undergraduate Degree

  • University of Pennsylvania , 1991 , Philadelphia , PA

Medical School

  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons , 1995 , New York , NY


  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1996 , Philadelphia , PA


  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1998 , Philadelphia , PA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2002 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology


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  1. Perspectives from the Society for Pediatric Research: advice on sustaining science and mentoring during COVID-19. Pediatr Res. 2021 Jan 19. View abstract
  2. ATS Core Curriculum 2020. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. ATS Sch. 2020 Dec 30; 1(4):456-475. View abstract
  3. The impact of gastrointestinal dysmotility on the aerodigestive microbiome of pediatric lung transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Mar; 40(3):210-219. View abstract
  4. A statement on the current status and future needs of the pediatric pulmonology workforce: Pipeline Workgroup. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Oct 27. View abstract
  5. Chronic chest pain: Where is the pathology? Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 11; 55(11):3145-3151. View abstract
  6. Pediatric Lung Transplant: Influences of Viral and Fungal Infections on Outcomes and Viral Markers as a Predictor of Outcome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 05 01; 201(9):1146-1148. View abstract
  7. Fixing the leaky pipeline: identifying solutions for improving pediatrician-scientist training during pediatric residency. Pediatr Res. 2020 08; 88(2):163-167. View abstract
  8. Funding sources and effects of limited funding in pediatric pulmonology fellowship programs. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 01; 55(1):221-225. View abstract
  9. American Thoracic Society 2019 Pediatric Core Curriculum. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 12; 54(12):1880-1894. View abstract
  10. Making the Consult Interaction More Than a Transaction: Helping Fellows Be Better Teachers and Residents Be Better Learners. J Pediatr. 2019 Jun; 209:3-4.e2. View abstract
  11. Challenges of Funding Pediatric Fellowship Programs-Invited Commentary from the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties. J Pediatr. 2019 01; 204:4-6.e1. View abstract
  12. Risks associated with lung transplantation in cystic fibrosis patients. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2018 11; 12(11):893-904. View abstract
  13. Timing and Stability of Fellowship Choices during Pediatric Residency: A Longitudinal Survey. J Pediatr. 2018 07; 198:294-300.e1. View abstract
  14. Survival after lung transplantation of cystic fibrosis patients infected with Burkholderia dolosa (genomovar VI). Clin Transplant. 2018 05; 32(5):e13236. View abstract
  15. Low bone density and fractures before and after pediatric lung transplantation. Bone. 2018 06; 111:129-134. View abstract
  16. Mycoplasma hominis Empyema in an 18-Year-old Stem Cell and Lung Transplant Recipient: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Nov 24; 6(4):e173-e176. View abstract
  17. Pediatric lung transplantation and end of life care in cystic fibrosis: Barriers and successful strategies. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 Nov; 52(S48):S61-S68. View abstract
  18. ATS Core Curriculum 2017: Part II. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 08; 14(Suppl_2):S165-S181. View abstract
  19. Integrating Education and Service in Pediatric Residency Training: Results of a National Survey. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Nov - Dec; 17(8):907-914. View abstract
  20. Poor outcomes in adolescent lung transplant patients: Why the gap? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 03; 37(3):315-316. View abstract
  21. Implementation of a Professional Society Core Curriculum and Integrated Maintenance of Certification Program. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Apr; 14(4):495-499. View abstract
  22. Impact of gastroesophageal reflux and delayed gastric emptying on pediatric lung transplant outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Aug; 36(8):854-861. View abstract
  23. Defining Service and Education in Pediatrics. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Nov; 56(13):1193-1200. View abstract
  24. Diagnostic Evaluation of Infants with Recurrent or Persistent Wheezing. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 11; 13(11):2057-2059. View abstract
  25. Outcomes of mechanical support in a pediatric lung transplant center. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 03; 52(3):360-366. View abstract
  26. Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 07; 13(7):1170-2. View abstract
  27. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 06; 13(6):967-9. View abstract
  28. ATS Core Curriculum 2016: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 06; 13(6):955-66. View abstract
  29. Fellows as Teachers: Raising the Educational Bar. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr; 13(4):465-8. View abstract
  30. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: Ciliary Beat Pattern/Frequency, Role of Molecular Analysis in the Diagnosis, and Neonatal Distress. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 03 15; 193(6):689-91. View abstract
  31. Flexible Airway Endoscopy in Children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Dec; 12(12):1873-5. View abstract
  32. ATS Core Curriculum 2015: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Nov; 12(11):1688-96. View abstract
  33. Flexible Airway Endoscopy in Children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Sep 29. View abstract
  34. Treatment and outcomes of immune cytopenias following solid organ transplant in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 02; 62(2):214-218. View abstract
  35. Safety and efficacy of bleomycin sclerotherapy for microcystic lymphatic malformation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Dec; 37(6):1476-81. View abstract
  36. Balancing education and service in graduate medical education: data from pediatric trainees and program directors. Acad Med. 2014 Apr; 89(4):652-7. View abstract
  37. Pretransplant six-minute walk test predicts peri- and post-operative outcomes after pediatric lung transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Feb; 17(1):34-40. View abstract
  38. Bilateral lung transplant for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in a pediatric patient. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Dec; 16(8):E364-7. View abstract
  39. Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter? Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun; 14(4):534-9. View abstract
  40. Cytomegalovirus immunoglobulin decreases the risk of cytomegalovirus infection but not disease after pediatric lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Oct; 28(10):1050-6. View abstract
  41. The risk, prevention, and outcome of cytomegalovirus after pediatric lung transplantation. Transplantation. 2009 May 27; 87(10):1541-8. View abstract
  42. Increased mortality after pulmonary fungal infection within the first year after pediatric lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Jun; 27(6):655-61. View abstract
  43. Variability in immunization guidelines in children before and after lung transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2007 Dec; 11(8):882-7. View abstract
  44. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of bronchus in a pediatric patient: (18)F-FDG PET findings. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Dec; 37(12):1278-82. View abstract
  45. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 3-2007. A 3-year-old boy with recurrent episodes of respiratory insufficiency. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jan 25; 356(4):398-407. View abstract
  46. Churg-Strauss syndrome in children: a clinical and pathologic review. Pediatrics. 2006 Sep; 118(3):e914-20. View abstract
  47. Evaluation and management of a child with a pleural effusion. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005 Jan; 21(1):63-8. View abstract
  48. Human monoclonal antibodies to Pseudomonas aeruginosa alginate that protect against infection by both mucoid and nonmucoid strains. J Immunol. 2004 Nov 01; 173(9):5671-8. View abstract
  49. Variability in standard care for cytomegalovirus prevention and detection in pediatric lung transplantation: survey of eight pediatric lung transplant programs. Pediatr Transplant. 2003 Dec; 7(6):469-73. View abstract