Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-476-7351 Fax: 415-476-6426
The impact of smoke-free bars and taverns on the respiratory health of bartenders
The effects of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on adults with asthma
The relation between asthma and cigarette smoking
The effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids in preventing life-threatening asthma exacerbation
The impact of gas stove use on adults with asthma
Current Research Interests
Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and adult asthma
Risk factors for adverse health outcomes among adults with severe, life-threatening asthma
Indoor environmental exposures and adult asthma health outcomes
Cigarette smoking among adults with asthma
Eisner MD, Smith A, Blanc PD. 1998. Bartenders' respiratory health after establishment of smoke-free bars and taverns. JAMA 280:1909-14.
Eisner MD, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Henke J, Smith S, Blanc PD. 2000. Predictors of smoking and smoking cessation among adults with asthma. American Journal of Public Health 90:1307-11.
Eisner MD, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Shiboski SC, Blanc PD. 2001. Risk factors for hospitalization among adults with asthma: the influence of sociodemographic factors and asthma severity. Respiratory Research 2:53-60.
Eisner MD, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Henke J, Smith S, Blanc PD. 1998. Assessment of asthma severity in adults with asthma treated by family practitioners, allergists, and pulmonologists. Medical Care 36:1567-77.
Eisner MD, Lieu TA, Chi F, Capra AM, Mendoza G, Blanc PD. (in press). Beta agonists, inhaled steroids, and the risk of intensive care unit admission for asthma. Eur Respir J.
K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health (2000)
Public and University Service
Committee member, Clinical Scholars Program, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCSF
Invited testimony, Respiratory health of bartenders after the establishment of smoke-free bars and taverns. Oversight Hearing, Health Committee, New York City Council, 2000
Contributor, Active Smoking and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General (2001)