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Mary  E Bollinger
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Mary E Bollinger D.O.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
mbolling@peds.umaryland.edu
Location: 737 W. Lombard Street, 314
Phone: (410) 706-2443
Fax: (410) 706-0694

Personal History:

Education

College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Major: Biology
Degree: B.A. cum laude (1980)
Biology Award (1980)
Pursued senior research in Biochemistry

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
(1985-1989)
Degree: D.O. (graduated in top 7% of class)

Post Graduate Education and Training

Community General Hospital
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
July 1989 - June 1990
Position: Rotating Intern

University of Maryland Medical System
Baltimore, Maryland
Department of Pediatrics
July 1990 - June 1993
Position: Pediatric Resident

Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Baltimore, Maryland
July 1993 - June 1996
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow


Current Grant Support:

The Breathmobile
9/15/09-9/14/10
Role: PI
Funding Agency: Bank of America
This grant is for general support of the Breathmobile program, a free mobile asthma clinic supporting underserved children in Baltimore.

Asthma Education on the Breathmobile
9/1/09-8/31/11
Role: PI
Funding Agency: Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene, Center for Maternal and Child Health,
Maryland Asthma Control Program
This grant will provide support for the Breathmobile and assess the impact on asthma outcomes such as emergency room visits, hospitalizations and missed school days.

The Breathmobile
7/1/09-6/30/10
Role: PI
Funding Agency: Kohls Cares for Kids Foundation
This grant will provide support for health fairs, the after school Asthma Club and media presentations, including development of a kid friendly educational DVD

The Breathmobile
6/18/09-6/17/10
Role: PI
Funding Agency: The Thomas Wilson Sanitarium
This grant is for general support of the Breathmobile program, a free mobile asthma clinic supporting underserved children in Baltimore.

The Breathmobile
12/1/08-11/30/09
Role: PI
Funding Agency: Baltimore Community Foundation
This grant will provide general support of the Breathmobile program

Pediatric Asthma Advocate Leader Intervention in Minority Children Butz (PI)
Role: Co-Investigator 9/1/08-8/31/12
Funding Agency: NINR
This study will evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of an asthma alert system for caregivers and primary care providers of underserved children with asthma

The Breathmobile
3/1/08-2/28/10
Role: PI
Funding Agency: The Weinberg Foundation
This grant is for general support and expansion of services for the Breathmobile program, a free mobile asthma clinic supporting underserved children in Baltimore.

The Breathmobile: Expanding Asthma Services to Underserved Hispanic Children
3/1/07-2/29/12
Role: PI
Funding Agency: US Dept of Health and Human Services and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
This grant will fund expansion of Breathmobile services to underserved Hispanic children.

The Breathmobile
11/1/06-10/31/09
Role: PI
Funding Agency: The Weinberg Foundation
This grant is for general support and expansion of services for the Breathmobile program, a free mobile asthma clinic supporting underserved children in Baltimore.


Publications:

Refereed Journals

Schleimer RP, Undem BJ, Meeker S, Bollinger ME, et al. Dexamethasone inhibits the antigen-induced contractile activity and release of inflammatory mediators in isolated guinea pig lung tissue. Am Rev Respir Dis 1987;135(3):562-6.

Bollinger ME, Eggleston PA, Flanagan E and Wood RA. Cat antigen in homes with and without cats can cause allergic symptoms. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1996;100:907-914.

Bollinger ME, Arredondo-Vega FX, Santisteban I, et al. Hepatic dysfunction as a complication of adenosine deaminase deficiency. N Eng J Med 1996;334(21):1367-1371.

Bollinger ME, Wood RA, Chen P and Eggleston PA.Measurement of cat allergen levels in the home by use of an amplified ELISA. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;101(1):124-125.

Sicherer SH, Bollinger ME, Hershfield MS, Sampson HA, Lederman HM. Food allergy in a patient with adenosine deaminase deficiency undergoing enzyme replacement with polyethylene glycol-modified ADA. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;101(4 Pt 1):561-2.

Bollinger ME, Hamilton RG, Wood RA. Protamine allergy as a complication of insulin hypersensitivity J Allergy Clin Immunol 1999;104(2 pt1):462-5.

Zuckerman IH, Stuart B, Magder L, Bollinger ME, Weiss S. Adherence to asthma treatment guidelines among children in the Maryland Medicaid program. Current Therapeutic Research 2000;61(12):912-924.

Bollinger ME, Mudd K, Keible LA, Hess BL, Bascom R, Hamilton RG. A hospital-based screening program for natural rubber latex allergy. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Clin Immunol 2002;88:560-567.

Blaisdell CJ, Weiss S, Kimes DS, Levine ER, Myers M, Timmins S, Bollinger ME. Using seasonal variation in asthma hospitalizations in children to predict hospitalization frequency. Journal of Asthma 2002;39(7):567-575.

Amr S, Bollinger ME, Myers M, Hamilton R, et al. Environmental allergens and asthma in urban elementary schools. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Clin Immunol. 2003:90:34-40.

Pradel FG, Weiss SR, Magder LS, Tsoukleris M, Fahlman C, Bollinger ME. Preliminary validation of the “Inhalation Device Skill Assessment Tool”. J of Social and Administrative Pharmacy 2003; Vol 20(1):18-25

Kimes D, Nelson R, Levine E, Timmins S, Weiss SR, Bollinger ME, Blaisdell CJ. Predicting hospital admissions and ED visits. Neural Comput & Applic 2003;12:10-17.

Kimes D, Levine E, Timmins S, Weiss SR, Bollinger ME, Carol Blaisdell. Temporal dynamics of emergency department and hospital admissions of pediatric asthmatics. Environmental Research. Environ Res. 2004 Jan; 94(1): 7-17.

Amr S and Bollinger ME. Latex Allergy and Occupational Asthma in Healthcare Workers: Adverse Outcomes. Environ Health Perspect 2004;112:378-381.

Kimes D, Ullah A, Levine E, Nelson R, Timmins S, Weiss SR, Bollinger ME, and CJ Blaisdell. Relationships between pediatric asthma and socioeconomic/urban variables in Baltimore, Maryland. Health and Place 2004;10(2):141-152.

Bollinger ME, Wolf B, Schwindt C, Hamilton RG. Contamination of nebulizer equipment with cockroach allergen: There’s a bug in the system! Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Clin Immunol 2004;92:475-477.

Butz AM, Huss K, Mudd K, Donithan M, Rand C, Bollinger ME. Asthma management practices at home in young inner-city children. J Asthma 2004;41(4): 433-444.

Korniewicz DM, Chookaew N, Brown J, Bookhamer N, Mudd K, Bollinger ME. Impact of converting to powder-free gloves: Decreasing the symptoms of latex exposure in operationg room personnel. J Am Assoc of Occup Health Nurses 2005;53(3):111-116.

Butz AM, Syron L, Johnson B, Spaulding J, Walker M, Bollinger ME. Home-based asthma self-management education for inner city children. Public Health Nursing 2005;22(3):189-199.

Butz AM, Donithan M, Bollinger ME, Rand C, Thompson RE. Monitoring nebulizer use in children: Comparison of electronic and asthma diary data. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Clin Immunol 2005; 94(3): 360-365.

Korniewicz DM, Chookaew N, El-Masri M, Mudd K, Bollinger ME. Conversion to low-protein, powder-free surgical gloves: Is it worth the cost? J Am Assoc of Occup Health Nurses 2005;53(9):388-93.

Bollinger ME, Butz A, Mudd K, Hamilton RG. Contamination of nebulizers with environmental allergens. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Clin Immunol 2005;95(5):429-32.

Bollinger ME, Dahlquist LM, Mudd K, Sonntag C, Dillinger L, McKenna K. The impact of food allergy on the daily activities of children and their families. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Clin Immunol 2006;96:415-421.

Butz AM, Tsoukleris MG, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Zuckerman I, Mudd K, Thompson RE, Rand C, Bollinger ME. Effectiveness of Nebulizer Use Targeted Asthma Education on Underserved Children with Asthma. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2006;160(6):622-8.

Mudd K, Bollinger ME, Hsu VD, Donithan M, Butz A. Pharmacy Fill Patterns in Young, Urban Children with Persistent Asthma. J Asthma 2006;43(8):597-600.

Butz A, Tsoukleris M, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Mudd K, Zuckerman I, Bollinger ME. Patterns of inhaled anti-inflammatory medication use in young underserved children with asthma. Pediatrics 2006;118:2504-2513.

Bollinger ME, Weiss Smith S, LoCasale R, Blaisdell CJ. Transition to Managed Care Impacts Asthma Health Care Utilization by Children Insured by Medicaid. Journal of Asthma 2007;44:717-722.

Mudd K, Bollinger ME, Hsu VD, Manning A, Tsoukleris MG, Butz AM. Concordance of Medicaid and Pharmacy Record Data in Inner-City Children with Asthma. Contemporary Clin Trials 2008;29(1):13-20.

Kewalramani A, Bollinger ME, Postolache T. Asthma and Mood Disorders. Int J Child Health Hum Dev 2008;1(2):115-23.

Butz AM, Tsoukleris MG, Donithan M, Hsu VD, Mudd K, Zuckerman IH, Bollinger ME. Seasonal Patterns of Controller and Rescue Medication Dispensed in Underserved Children with Asthma. J Asthma 2008;45:800-806.

Butz AM, Sellers MD, Vibbert C, Land C, Walker J, Tsoukleris M, Bollinger ME. Factors affecting primary care provider and caregiver concordance for pediatric asthma medications. J Asthma 2009;46:308-13.

Bollinger ME, Diette GB, Chang CL, Stephenson JJ, Sajjan S, Fan T, Allen-Ramey FC. Prescription Fills for Allergic Rhinitis Medications in a Commercially-Insured Population. The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits (Submitted 6/16/09)

Doughty D, Vibbert C, Kewalramani A, Bollinger ME, Dalby R. Automated Actuation of Nasal Spray Products: Determination and Comparison of Adult and Pediatric Settings. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy (Submitted 10/5/09)

Book Chapters

Angioedema, M Reid, B Euerle, M Bollinger. Emedicine 2001 (updated 2005, 2008)

Allergic and Immunologic Disorders, ME Bollinger and J Lee. S Wolfsthal (Editor) NMS Medicine 6th Edition, Lipincott Williams & Wilkins 2008.