Author Archives: Dr. Marianna Sockrider, Pediatric Pulmonologist

About Dr. Marianna Sockrider, Pediatric Pulmonologist

I am a pediatric pulmonologist and Chief of the Pulmonary Clinics at Texas Children’s Hospital.

I also have a Public Health doctorate degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

My research interests are in the prevention of lung disease, patient/family education, and self-management of chronic lung diseases such as asthma and cystic fibrosis. I am on the local Leadership Council for the American Lung Association Gulf-Plains Region and am active in the National Asthma Education Certification Board and the American Thoracic Society nationally.

Exposing Children To Second And Thirdhand Tobacco Smoke: What’s The Problem?

Most people I meet know that tobacco smoke is unhealthy. Surveys show that both smokers and non-smokers generally agree on that point. But it always amazes me to learn how … Full Entry »

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