Sharon Rosenberg, MD
Sharon is working with Drs. Scott Budinger and Gokan Mutlu within the division and Drs. Kevin Weiss and Ruchi Gupta in the Institute for Healthcare Studies to investigate the effects of particulate matter (PM) on childhood asthma prevalence and exacerbations. Dr. Rosenberg’s research focuses on the asthma prevalence pattern in Chicago neighborhoods and aims to determine association with PM. She will also investigate association of PM levels within neighborhoods with childhood asthma hospitalizations. She will utilize hospitalization data from the Illinois Department of Public Health and PM data from the Environmental Protection Agency and Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Air study. Dr. Rosenberg is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Investigation at Northwestern University.