Maureen B. Josephson, DO Maureen B. Josephson, DO, is an Attending Pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Virtua Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolDO - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ ResidencyPediatrics - Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore Long Island Jewish, New Hyde Park, NY FellowshipPediatric Pulmonary Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Additional TrainingAmeriSpan SALUD Medical Spanish Program, Salamanca, Spain BLS, PALS, NRP Certified Board CertificationPediatric PulmonologyPediatrics Titles and Academic Titles Attending Pulmonologist Departments and Services Technology Dependence Center Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center Lung Transplant Program Cystic Fibrosis CenterChildren's Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease CenterAsthma ProgramDivision of Pulmonary MedicineHeart/Lung Transplant Program Publications Papers2013 Hu Aihua, Josephson Maureen B, Diener Barry L, Nino Gustavo, Xu Shuyun, Paranjape Chinmay, Orange Jordan S, Grunstein Michael M: Pro-asthmatic cytokines regulate unliganded and ligand-dependent glucocorticoid receptor signaling in airway smooth muscle. PloS one 8(4): e60452, 2013. PMCID: PMC3617099 2012 Josephson Maureen B, Jiao Junfang, Xu Shuyun, Hu Aihua, Paranjape Chinmay, Grunstein Judith S, Grumbach Yael, Nino Gustavo, Kreiger Portia A, McDonough Joseph, Grunstein Michael M: IL-13-induced changes in endogenous glucocorticoid metabolism in the lung regulate the proasthmatic response. American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology 303(5): L382-90, Sep 2012. PMCID: PMC3468426 Nino Gustavo, Hu Aihua, Grunstein Judith S, McDonough Joseph, Kreiger Portia A, Josephson Maureen B, Choi John K, Grunstein Michael M: G Protein βγ-subunit signaling mediates airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation in allergic asthma. PloS one 7(2): e32078, 2012. PMCID: PMC3284547 Abstracts2015 Dean T, Josephson M, Goldfarb S. Thoracic Growth Deficiency in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Are We Overestimating Restrictive Lung Disease? American Thoracic Society 2015. 2013 A. Hu, B.L. Diener, M.B. Josephson, M.M. Grunstein: Pro-Asthmatic Signaling via the G Protein beta gamma Subunit is Intrinsically Activated in Cultured Human Asthmatic Airway Smooth Muscle Cells. American Thoracic Society 2013 Notes: Poster Discussion Session at the American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, May 2013. B.L. Diener, A. Hu, M.B. Josephson, M.M. Grunstein: Differential Effects of IL-13 on Serine Site-Specific Glucocorticoid Receptor (GR) Phosphorylation in Human Airway Smooth Muscle (HASM) Cells. American Thoracic Society 2013 Notes: Poster Discussion Session at the American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, May 2013. M. B. Josephson, A. Hu, B. L. Diener, and M. M. Grunstein: Phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) Activity is Intrinsically Increased in Cultured Human Asthmatic Airway Smooth Muscle Cells Due to Upregulated G protein βγ-subunit Activation. American Thoracic Society 2013 Notes: Accepted as an oral presentation in a Mini-Symposium at the American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, May 2013. 2012 A. Hu, PhD, M.B. Josephson, D.O., S. Xu, M.D., G. Nino, MD, J.S. Grunstein, M.A., M.M. Grunstein, M.D. Ph.D. : Regulation Of Glucocorticoid Receptor (GR) Phosphorylation And Transcriptional Signaling By IL-13 In Human Airway Smooth Muscle (HASM) Cells. American Thoracic Society 2012. G. Nino, MD, A. Hu, PhD, J.S. Grunstein, MA, M.B. Josephson, D.O., C.S. Paranjape, B.S., M.M. Grunstein, MD, PhD.: Glucocorticosteroids Prevent The Pro-Asthmatic Effects Of IgE On Airway Smooth Muscle (ASM) Function By Inhibiting Phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) Activity. American Thoracic Society 2012. M. B. Josephson, S. Goldfarb: Plastic Bronchitis: An Unusual Cause For Atelectasis In A Patient With Prune Belly Syndrome. American Thoracic Society 2012. M.B. Josephson, S. Xu, G. Nino, A. Hu, J.S. Grunstein, M.M. Grunstein: Expression And Activity Of The Endogenous Glucocorticoid (GC)-Activating Enzyme, 11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase-1 (HSD-1), Are Suppressed In Asthmatic Airway Smooth Muscle Cells. American Thoracic Society 2012 Notes: Poster Discussion Session at the American Thoracic Society Meeting, San Francisco, May 2012. BooksGoldfarb SB, Josephson M. Cystic Fibrosis. BMJ Best Practice 2015. Goldfarb SB, Josephson M. Cystic Fibrosis. BMJ Point-of-Care 2015. Posters and PresentationsLectures by Invitation 2015 Josephson MB. Community Acquired Pneumonia: When to Order What? Presented at: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2015 Oct; Washington DC. Josephson MB. Cystic Fibrosis: An update on clinical and genetic aspects. Grandview Hospital; 2015 Oct; Sellersville PA. Josephson MB. Interpreting genetic testing in PCD patients. PCD On the Move Clinical Conference; 2015 Aug; Minneapolis MN. Awards and Honors 2011, American Thoracic Society Fellows Track Symposium, Travel Scholarship Recipient 2011, American College of Chest Physicians Pediatric Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows Conference, Travel Scholarship Recipient 2011, Jacqueline E. Swartz Endowed Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology Editorial and Academic Positions 2016-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Transplantation Leadership and Memberships International 2016-present, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 2009-present, American Thoracic Society National 2009-present, American College of Chest Physicians 2006-present, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2002-present, American Osteopathic Association Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. 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