Maureen B. Josephson, DO

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 School

DO - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Residency

Pediatrics - Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore Long Island Jewish, New Hyde Park, NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

AmeriSpan SALUD Medical Spanish Program, Salamanca, Spain
BLS, PALS, NRP Certified

Board Certification

Pediatric Pulmonology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Pulmonologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2013

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

Abstracts

2015

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.

Books

Goldfarb SB, Josephson M. Cystic Fibrosis. BMJ Best Practice 2015.

Goldfarb SB, Josephson M. Cystic Fibrosis. BMJ Point-of-Care 2015.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures 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