Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH
-Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.
-Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Cabana completed his undergraduate medical training through the combined program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School of Business, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management. Dr. Cabana trained in pediatrics at the Harriet Lane Service at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. He continued at Johns Hopkins as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, where he completed his Masters in Public Health at the same institution.
Dr. Cabana’s research interests include the development of educational interventions to improve the quality of asthma care, primary prevention of asthma, physician practice patterns and the use of probiotics in primary care settings.
Dr. Cabana is the former Co-Director of the Physician Asthma Care Education Program. Currently, he is the Principal Investigator for several NIH studies focused on asthma, as well as the Pediatric Principal Investigator for the UCSF NIH AsthmaNet Research Center. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Academic Pediatric Association and the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics.