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Cynthia Rand, Ph.D
Professor of Medicine

Academic Degrees
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1982

Departmental Affiliation
Dept of Med - Pulmonary

Departmental Address
Asthma Center 4B-72
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21224

Phone: (410) 550-0545

Selected Publications

Matsui EC, Eggleston PA, Buckley TJ, Krishnan JA, Breysse PN, Rand CS, Diette GB. Household mouse allergen exposure and asthma morbidity in inner-city preschool children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006 Oct;97(4):514-20.

Hansel NN, Eggleston PA, Krishnan JA, Curtin-Brosnan J, Rand CS, Patino CM, Diette GB. Asthma-related health status determinants of environmental control practices for inner-city preschool children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006 Sep;97(3):409-17.

Smith A, Krishnan JA, Bilderback A, Riekert KA, Rand CS, Bartlett SJ. Depressive symptoms and adherence to asthma therapy after hospital discharge. Chest. 2006 Oct;130(4):1034-8.

Krishnan V, Diette GB, Rand CS, Bilderback AL, Merriman B, Hansel NN, Krishnan JA. Mortality in patients hospitalized for asthma exacerbations in the United States. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Sep 15;174(6):633-8. Epub 2006 Jun 15.

Paasche-Orlow MK, Riekert KA, Bilderback A, Chanmugam A, Hill P, Rand CS, Brancati FL, Krishnan JA. Tailored education may reduce health literacy disparities in asthma self-management. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Oct 15;172(8):980-6. Epub 2005 Aug 4.

Breysse PN, Buckley TJ, Williams D, Beck CM, Jo SJ, Merriman B, Kanchanaraksa S, Swartz LJ, Callahan KA, Butz AM, Rand CS, Diette GB, Krishnan JA, Moseley AM, Curtin-Brosnan J, Durkin NB, Eggleston PA. Indoor exposures to air pollutants and allergens in the homes of asthmatic children in inner-city Baltimore. Environ Res. 2005 Jun;98(2):167-76.

Rand CS. Non-adherence with asthma therapy: more than just forgetting. J Pediatr. 2005 Feb;146(2):157-9.

Okelo SO, Wu AW, Krishnan JA, Rand CS, Skinner EA, Diette GB. Emotional quality-of-life and outcomes in adolescents with asthma. J Pediatr. 2004 Oct;145(4):523-9.

Krishnan JA, Riekert KA, McCoy JV, Stewart DY, Schmidt S, Chanmugam A, Hill P, Rand CS. Corticosteroid use after hospital discharge among high-risk adults with asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Dec 15;170(12):1281-5. Epub 2004 Sep 16.

Swartz LJ, Callahan KA, Butz AM, Rand CS, Kanchanaraksa S, Diette GB, Krishnan JA, Breysse PN, Buckley TJ, Mosley AM, Eggleston PA. Methods and issues in conducting a community-based environmental randomized trial. Environ Res. 2004 Jun;95(2):156-65.

Allen-Ramey FC, Samet JM, Rand CS, Joseph CL. Trends in use of inhaled corticosteroids for asthma management: 1994-1998. Ann Epidemiol. 2004 Mar;14(3):161-7.

Bartlett SJ, Krishnan JA, Riekert KA, Butz AM, Malveaux FJ, Rand CS. Maternal depressive symptoms and adherence to therapy in inner-city children with asthma. Pediatrics. 2004 Feb;113(2):229-37.

Krishnan JA, Moore D, Robeson C, Rand CS, Fessler HE. A prospective, controlled trial of a protocol-based strategy to discontinue mechanical ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Mar 15;169(6):673-8. Epub 2004 Jan 15.

Krishnan JA, Demott M, McCoy JV, Chanmugam A, Rand CS. Nebulized beta2-agonist use in high-risk inner-city adults with asthma. J Asthma. 2003 Jun;40(4):367-73.

Callahan KA, Eggleston PA, Rand CS, Kanchanaraksa S, Swartz LJ, Wood RA. Knowledge and practice of dust mite control by specialty care. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Mar;90(3):302-7.

Riekert KA, Butz AM, Eggleston PA, Huss K, Winkelstein M, Rand CS. Caregiver-physician medication concordance and undertreatment of asthma among inner-city children. Pediatrics. 2003 Mar;111(3):e214-20.

Judson MA, Thompson BW, Rabin DL, Steimel J, Knattereud GL, Lackland DT, Rose C, Rand CS, Baughman RP, Teirstein AS; ACCESS Research Group. The diagnostic pathway to sarcoidosis. Chest. 2003 Feb;123(2):406-12.

Murray RP, Connett JE, Rand CS, Pan W, Anthonisen NR. Persistence of the effect of the Lung Health Study (LHS) smoking intervention over eleven years. Prev Med. 2002 Oct;35(4):314-9.

Rand CS. Adherence to asthma therapy in the preschool child. Allergy. 2002;57 Suppl 74:48-57. Review.

Morkjaroenpong V, Rand CS, Butz AM, Huss K, Eggleston P, Malveaux FJ, Bartlett SJ. Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and nocturnal symptoms among inner-city children with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Jul;110(1):147-53.


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