Wayne J. Morgan, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship
Research Scientist, A2DRC

Research Interest:

Asthma and wheezing illnesses in infants and children, cystic fibrosis; asthma epidemiology and pathophysiology; data safety monitoring board processes. 

Selected Publications


Carr TF, Stern DA, Morgan W, Guerra S, Martinez FD. "Elevated Childhood Insulin-related Asthma Is a Risk Factor for Reduced Lung Function." Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2023;207(6):790-792. PMCID: PMC10037476  PMID: 36521027


Voraphani N, Stern DA, Zhai J, et al. "The role of growth and nutrition in the early origins of spirometric restriction in adult life: a longitudinal, multicohort, population-based study." Lancet Respir Med. 2022;10(1):59-71. PMID: 34843665


Knobbe K, Partha M, Seckeler MD, et al. "Association Between Sleep Disturbances With Neurodevelopmental Problems and Decreased Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Fontan Circulation." J Am Heart Assoc. 2021;10(21):e021749. PMCID: PMC8751823  PMID: 34668394

Daines CL, Morgan WJ. "The Future of Highly Effective Modulator Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis." Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021;203(12):1453-1455. PMCID: PMC8483216 

Cogen JD, Onchiri FM, Hamblett NMayer, Gibson RL, Morgan WJ, Rosenfeld M. "Association of Intensity of Antipseudomonal Antibiotic Therapy With Risk of Treatment-Emergent Organisms in Children With Cystic Fibrosis and Newly Acquired Pseudomonas Aeruginosa." Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(6):987-993. PMID: 33693586

Konstan MW, Pasta DJ, VanDevanter DR, Wagener JS, Morgan WJ. "Epidemiologic Study of Cystic Fibrosis: 25 years of observational research." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021;56(5):823-836.

Phipatanakul W, Mauger DT, Guilbert TW, et al. "Preventing asthma in high risk kids (PARK) with omalizumab: Design, rationale, methods, lessons learned and adaptation." Contemp Clin Trials. 2021;100:106228. PMCID: PMC7887056  PMID: 33242697


Hoppe JE, Hinds DM, Colborg A, et al. "Oral antibiotic prescribing patterns for treatment of pulmonary exacerbations in two large pediatric CF centers." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020;55(12):3400-3406.

Combs D, Edgin JO, Klewer S, et al. "OSA and Neurocognitive Impairment in Children With Congenital Heart Disease." Chest. 2020;158(3):1208-1217. PMCID: PMC7478226  PMID: 32222588

Wagener JS, VanDevanter DR, Konstan MW, Pasta DJ, Millar SJ, Morgan WJ. "Lung function changes before and after pulmonary exacerbation antimicrobial treatment in cystic fibrosis." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020;55(3):828-834.

Sanders DB, Ostrenga JS, Rosenfeld M, et al. "Predictors of pulmonary exacerbation treatment in cystic fibrosis." J Cyst Fibros. 2020;19(3):407-414. PMCID: PMC6940539  PMID: 31257102

Guerra S, Lombardi E, Stern DA, et al. "Fetal Origins of Asthma: A Longitudinal Study from Birth to Age 36 Years." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2020. PMID: 32649838


Zhai J, Insel M, Addison KJ, et al. "Club Cell Secretory Protein Deficiency Leads to Altered Lung Function." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2019;199(3):302-312. PMCID: PMC6363971  PMID: 30543455


Zhai J, Stern DA, Sherrill DL, et al. "Trajectories and Early Determinants of Circulating CC16 from Birth to Age 32 Years." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2018;198(2):267-270. PMCID: PMC6058982  PMID: 29485918

Gerhart KD, Stern DA, Guerra S, Morgan WJ, Martinez FD, Wright AL. "Protective effect of breastfeeding on recurrent cough in adulthood." Thorax. 2018;73(9):833-839.

Vasquez MM, Sherrill DL, LeVan TD, Morgan WJ, Sisson JH, Guerra S. "Persistent light to moderate alcohol intake and lung function: A longitudinal study." Alcohol. 2018;67:65-71. PMCID: PMC5826814  PMID: 29396309

Fitzpatrick AM, Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, et al. "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.

Hiranrattana A, Stern DA, Guerra S, et al. "sensitisation at age 6 years is associated with subsequent airway hyper-responsiveness in non-asthmatics." Thorax. 2018;73(12):1170-1173.