Jamie L. Wooldridge MD

Jamie Wooldridge

Jamie L. Wooldridge
MD

Clinical Professor and Division Chief, Pulmonology

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Pulmonology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0110
Fax: (716) 323-0296
jamiew@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Cert, Physician Executive, American Association of Physician Leadership (2018)
  • Cert, Advanced Quality Improvement Methods, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (2006)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2001)
  • Cert, Clinical Investigation, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2001)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Indiana University (1998)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Indiana University (1996)
  • MD, Medicine, Indiana University (1995)
  • BS, Biology/Genetics, Ball State University, cum laude (1991)

Employment:

  • Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Division Chief, Pulmonology, UBMD Pediatrics (2016-present)
  • Medical Director, Lung Center, Oishei Children's Hospital (2016-present)
  • Interim Chair, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • Interim President, UBMD Pediatrics (2018)
  • Interim Pediatrician-in-Chief, Oishei Children's Hospital (2018)
  • Professor, Pediatrics, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine (2016)
  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine (2010–2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine (2002–2010)
  • Instructor, Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2001–2002)

Awards and Honors:

  • Cardinal Glennon Foundation: Ambassador Award - Individual Nominee (2013)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: The Kayla Award (Gateway Chapter) (2012)
  • SSM St. Luke's: Faithful Healer Award - Nominee (2012)
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine: Best Teacher in a Pediatric Subspecialty Award - Nominee (2012)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Cincinnati's Finest Honoree (2002)
  • Best Doctors in America (2015-2016)
  • Cardinal Glennon Foundation: Ambassador Award - Care Team Nominee (2015-2016)

Research Expertise:

  • Cystic fibrosis

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • July 2014–June 2018
    PROSPECT GI pH Sub-Study and GIFT Breath Testing Sub-Study
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $311,367
  • July 2010–June 2015
    Insulin's Effect on Nutrition by Altering Protein Accretion in Non-Diabetic CF Patients
    National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,508,918
  • December 2011–November 2013
    Consistent Application of Care Guidelines to Improve Lung Function in CF
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $50,000
  • September 2008–August 2010
    Development of Inflammation and Catabolism in Infants with CF
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $100,000
  • August 2005–July 2010
    Behavioral and Nutrition Tx to Help CF Preschoolers Grow
    National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $418,173

Journal Articles:

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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Wooldridge JL, Wilmott RW. "Back to Basics in CF". Year Book of Pediatrics 2015. 2015.
  • Knutsen AP, Temprano J, Wooldridge JL, Bhatla D, Slavin RG. "Environmental Exposures in the Normal Host". Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children, 8th Edition. 2012.

Abstracts:

  • Kanchstambham V, Wooldridge JL, Pendleton G, Nayak RP, Reichardt BA. Establishing a Scoring System for Acute Pulmonary Exacerbation in Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients Based on Signs, Symptoms and Objective Measurements. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014; 189.
  • Wooldridge JL, Schaeffer D, Jacobs D, Thieroff-Ekerdt R. Long-Term Safety Assessment of ZENPEP (Pancrelipase Delayed-Release Capsules) in Infants Aged 1-12 Months with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Associated with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012; 47(S35).
  • Wooldridge JL, Straforini C, Broussard D, Thieroff-Ekerdt R. Switching CF Patients from Previous Pancreatic Enzyme Products to Eur-1008 (Zenpep) Improves Symptom Control of EPI in the Absence of Proton Pump Inhibitors or H2 Receptor Antagonists. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010; 46(S33).
  • Wooldridge JL, Heubi JE, Thieroff-Ekerdt R. Exploratory Analysis of the Effect of Dosing Options on the Efficiency of EUR-1008 (Zenpep) in Young Children with CF and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009; 44(S32).
  • Wooldridge JL, Heubi JE, Lee C. The Efficacy of EUR-1008 (Zenpep), a Novel Pancreatic Enzyme Product, in the Absence of Concurrent Agents Affecting Gastric pH in Patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009; 44(S32).
  • Modi AC, Lim CM, Driscoll KA, Koumoutsos JA, Piazza-Waggoner C, Messer MA, Quittner AL, Wooldridge JL. Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of a Pulmonary Exacerbation: Effects on Child and Adolescent Health-Related Quality of Life. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2007; 42(S30).
  • Wooldridge JL, Amaro-Galvez R, Blake K, Chatfield B, McColley S, Woo MS, Straforini C, Anelli M. EUR-1008 is Safe and Effective in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2007; 42(S30).
  • Driscoll KA, Piazza-Waggoner C, Modi A, Wooldridge JL. The Impact of Pediatric Pulmonary Exacerbation on Family Functioning and Parental Anxiety. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2006; 41(S29).
  • Dressman KL, Ernst ML, Wooldridge JL. Fresh Start: An Innovative Approach to Improving Airway Clearance for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2005; 40(S27).
  • Conway E, Blower W, Schultz-Eghtesady K, Prestridge A, Wooldridge JL. Learning How to Provide Consistent, Effective Airway Clearance to Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2005; 40(S27).
  • Wooldridge JL, Williams KL, Liu C, Clark JC, Wert SE, Whitsett JA. Increased Expression and Cellular Localization of S100A8 and A9 in Lungs from CFTR -/- Mice. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2003; 36(S25).
  • Wooldridge JL, Deutsch GH, Osberg I, Sontag MK, Chase DR, Wagener JS, Accurso FJ. The Nitric Oxide Pathway in Infants and Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2002; 34(S24).
  • Wooldridge JL, Deutsch G, Osberg I, Sontag MK, Wagener JS, Accurso FJ. Expression of Type II Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) in Airway Epithelial Cells in Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002; 165(5).
  • Wooldridge JL, Sontag MK, West J, Gao B, Geraci M, Accurso FJ. Microarray Determination of Gene Expression in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Control Whole Lung Tissue. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2001; 32(S22).
  • Wooldridge JL, West J, Gao B, Geraci M, Accurso FJ. Microarray Determination of Gene Expression in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Control Whole Lung. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001; 163(5).
  • Wallick J, Wooldridge JL, Geraci M, Accurso FJ, Rodman D. Microarray Analysis of Airway Epithelial RNA from Bronchial Brushings in Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001; 163(5).
  • Wooldridge JL, Osberg I, Sontag MK, Wagener JS, Abman SH, Accurso FJ. Bronchoscopic Determination of Airway Nitric Oxide and Metabolites in Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2001; 32(S22).
  • Wooldridge JL, Zunich J. Mosaic Trisomy 9 Syndrome Presenting with Crohn's Disease. Am J Hum Genet. 1992; 51.
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Professional Memberships:

  • Association of American Medical Colleges: Group on Women in Medical and Science (2017–present)
  • American Association of Physician Leadership (2016–present)
  • American Thoracic Society (2016–present)
  • American Association for Healthcare Quality (2015–2016)

Presentations:

  • "Management of Asthma in Pediatric Patients" Educational Opportunity, Optimum Physician Alliance (2018)
  • "Understanding Asthma" Healthy U, Oishei Children's Hospital (2018)
  • "Oh, The Wonderful Things a Pathway Can Do! Improvements in Asthma Care" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "A Team Approach to Enteral Tube Feedings" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Symposium Session #19 (2016)
  • "Task Management - Getting Things Done While Being Relaxed" Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting, Saint Louis University (2015)
  • "CF Lung Disease 101 and CFRMS" 9th Annual Meeting, Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition and Social Work Consortium (2015)
  • "Adjunctive Therapy Use in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Before and After the Implementation of an Asthma Clinical Pathway" Midyear Clinical Meeting, American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2014)
  • "Use of Acid Reducers in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2014)
  • "Task Management - Getting Things Done While Being Relaxed" Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting, Saint Louis University (2014)
  • "Oh, The Wonderful Things a Pathway Can Do! Improvements in Asthma Care" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University (2014)
  • "Establishing a Scoring System for Acute Pulmonary Exacerbation in Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients Based on Signs, Symptoms and Objective Measurements" International Conference, American Thoracic Society (2014)
  • "Infant Hypoxia" Mississippi River Valley Pediatric Pulmonary Case Conference, Children's Mercy (2014)
  • "Update from the National CF Conference" CF Family Education Day (2014)
  • "Long-Term Safety Assessment of ZENPEP (Pancrelipase Delayed-Release Capsules) in Infants Aged 1-12 Months with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Associated with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2012)
  • "Using QI Techniques to Initiate an Inpatient Asthma Care Pathway" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University (2012)
  • "What the Heck is That? Pulmonary Masses" Mississippi River Valley Pediatric Pulmonary Case Conference, Children's Mercy (2011)
  • "Motivational Interviewing: How to Work with the Difficult Patient" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University (2011)
  • "Task Management - Getting Things Done While Being Relaxed" Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting, Saint Louis University (2011)
  • "Task Management - Getting Things Done While Being Relaxed" Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting, Saint Louis University (2010)
  • "CFTR and Neutrophil Function: Our Children May Have the Answers" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Symposium Session (2010)
  • "Switching CF Patients from Previous Pancreatic Enzyme Products to EUR-1008 (Zenpep) Improves Symptom Control of EPI in the Absence of Proton Pump Inhibitors or H2 Receptor Antagonists" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2010)
  • "Task Management - Getting Things Done While Being Relaxed" Psychology Post-Graduate Fellows Lecture, University of Cincinnati (2010)
  • "Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes: Everything You Might Want to Know" CF Family Education Day (2010)
  • "Exploratory Analysis of the Effect of Dosing Options on the Efficiency of EUR-1008 (Zenpep) in Young Children with CF and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2009)
  • "Task Management - Getting Things Done While Being Relaxed" General Medicine Pediatric Fellows Lecture, University of Cincinnati (2009)
  • "The Efficacy of EUR-1008 (Zenpep), a Novel Pancreatic Enzyme Product, in the Absence of Concurrent Agents Affecting Gastric pH in Patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2009)
  • "CFRD: Why and When to Screen, How to Treat" Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati (2008)
  • "Update on CF Insulin Pilot Trial, CF Infant Catabolism Trial, and Development of Programmatic Research in CF Metabolism" CF Data Conference (2008)
  • "Task Management - How to Check Off Your To Do List and Still See Your Family" Pediatric Pulmonary Fellows and Attendings, University of Cincinnati (2007)
  • "EUR-1008 is Safe and Effective in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2007)
  • "Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of a Pulmonary Exacerbation: Effects on Child and Adolescent Health-Related Quality of Life" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2007)
  • "The Impact of Pediatric Pulmonary Exacerbation on Family Functioning and Parental Anxiety" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2006)
  • "Fresh Start: An Innovative Approach to Improving Airway Clearance for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2005)
  • "Learning How to Provide Consistent, Effective Airway Clearance to Patients with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2005)
  • "Raising the Bar: Quality Improvement in Airway Clearance in the CF Population" Visiting Lectureship, Riley Hospital for Children (2005)
  • "Glucose Tolerance in Children and Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis and No Prior History of Diabetes" Scientific Sessions, American Diabetes Association (2005)
  • "Surfactant Metabolism Abnormalities" Pediatric Pulmonary Fellows and Attendings, University of Cincinnati (2004)
  • "CFRD: Why and When to Screen" Division of Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Cincinnati (2003)
  • "Increased Expression and Cellular Localization of S100A8 and A9 in Lungs from CFTR -/- Mice" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Innate Immunity Workshop (2003)
  • "Increased Expression and Cellular Localization of S100A8 and A9 in Lungs from CFTR -/- Mice" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2003)
  • "Why Screen My Child for Diabetes?" CF Pursuing Perfection Project (Parents) (2003)
  • "CFRD: Why and When to Screen, How to Treat" Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati (2003)
  • "Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis" Pediatric Pulmonary Fellows and Attendings, University of Cincinnati (2003)
  • "The Nitric Oxide Pathway in Infants and Children with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2002)
  • "Expression of Type II Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) in Airway Epithelial Cells in Children with Cystic Fibrosis" International Conference, American Thoracic Society (2002)
  • "Nitric Oxide in Children with CF" Visiting Lectureship, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2001)
  • "Bronchoscopic Determination of Airway Nitric Oxide and Metabolites in Children with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2001)
  • "Microarray Determination of Gene Expression in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Control Whole Lung Tissue" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2001)
  • "Microarray Analysis of Airway Epithelial RNA from Bronchial Brushings in Cystic Fibrosis" International Conference, American Thoracic Society (2001)
  • "Microarray Determination of Gene Expression in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Control Whole Lung" International Conference, American Thoracic Society (2001)
  • "Panbronchiolitis in a Patient with a Single CFTR Mutation" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Pediatric Fellows Session (2000)
  • "An Infant with Two Positive Newborn Screening Tests and a Non-Diagnostic Sweat Chloride Level" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Pediatric Fellows Session (1999)
  • "Trisomy 9 Syndrome" Student Research Committee Meeting, Indiana University (1993)
  • "Mosaic Trisomy 9 Syndrome Presenting with Crohn's Disease" Annual Meeting, American Society of Human Genetics (1992)
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Service Activities:

  • Association of American Medical Colleges: Group on Women in Medicine and Science - Caretaking in Academic Medicine Task Force; Member (2017)
  • Association of American Medical Colleges: Group on Women in Medicine and Science - UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; School Representative (2017)
  • Pediatric Pulmonology; Reviewer (2017)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: DoctHERS; Member (2017)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council; Member (2017)
  • North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference: Effective Teams/Communication Brown Bag Lunch Seminar (Phoenix, AZ); Moderator (2015)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Enteral Feedings Guideline Committee - Tube Management Section; Committee Leader (2015–2016)
  • Pediatrics (Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics); Reviewer (2015–2016)
  • SLUcare: Clinical Operations Committee; Committee Member (2015–2016)
  • Journal of Cystic Fibrosis; Reviewer (2015)
  • St. Louis University: Strategic Planning - Topical Working Group; Member (2015)
  • St. Louis University Department of Pediatrics: Quality Steering Committee - Outpatient Projects; Director (2014–2016)
  • SLUcare: Quality and Patient Safety Steering Committee; Committee Member (2014–2016)
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine: 3rd Year Medical Student Lecture Series - ‘Cystic Fibrosis‘; Presentor (2013–2014)
  • St. Louis University Sleep Medicine Program: Motivational Interviewing Retreat; Teacher (2012)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Team CF (Gateway Chapter); Member (2012–2016)
  • St. Louis University Department of Pediatrics: Academic Portfolio Retreat; Teacher (2011)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (St. Louis, MO); Board of Directors (2011–2016)
  • Genentech USA, Inc.: Cystic Fibrosis; Non-Branded Speaker (2011–2016)
  • Genentech USA, Inc.: Speakers Bureau Faculty - Advancing Patient Care in Cystic Fibrosis; Member (2011–2015)
  • Aptalis Pharma: Development and Ongoing Safety Analysis of Zenpep; Consultant (2011–2014)
  • Journal of Pediatrics; Reviewer (2011–2013)
  • St. Louis University Department of Pediatrics: Faculty Development Committee; Committee Member (2010–2014)
  • St. Louis University Department of Pediatrics: Clinical Care Committee; Committee Member (2010–2014)
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine: Pediatric Resident Lecture Series - ‘Cystic Fibrosis‘, ‘Recurrent Pneumonia‘, ‘Asthma‘; Presentor (2010–2016)
  • St. Louis University Department of Pediatrics: Cystic Fibrosis Quality Improvement Work Group; Leader (2010–2016)
  • Pediatric Diabetes; Reviewer (2010–2016)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Team for Life (Cincinnati, OH); Member (2010)
  • PLOS One; Reviewer (2009)
  • Cincinnati Children‘s Hospital Medical Center: PL-3 Pediatric Resident Career Day Panel; Panel Member (2007)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Team for Life (Cincinnati, OH); Member (2007)
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine: Green Team Resident Lecture Series - ‘General Cystic Fibrosis‘, ‘Recurrent Pneumonia‘; Presentor (2006–2008)
  • CF Data Conference: 'Randomized Control Study Using Low Dose, Long Acting Insulin in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis'; Presentor (2006–2007)
  • Cincinnati Children‘s Hospital Medical Center: Cystic Fibrosis Quality Improvement Initiative; Co-Leader (2005–2010)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Network: Protocol Review Committee; Committee Member (2004–2014)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (Cincinnati, OH); Board of Directors (2004–2010)
  • University of Cincinnati: Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy Course; Teacher (2004–2006)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Team for Life (Cincinnati, OH); Member (2004)
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center: Airway Clearance Inpatient Quality Improvement Initiative; Leader (2003–2008)
  • Cincinnati Children‘s Hospital Medical Center: Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes Quality Improvement Initiative; Leader (2003–2010)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Great Strides Organizing Committee; Committee Member (2003–2004)
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center: Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board; Member (2001–2002)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0110
Fax: (716) 323-0296
jamiew@buffalo.edu

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