Department of Pediatric Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
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Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, Texas Children’s Health Center at Clear Lake
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Pediatric Pulmonologist - Texas Children's HospitalAssociate Medical Director, Texas Children's Health PlanAssociate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
State University of New York-Stony Brook, Doctor of Medicine, 1987
Los Angeles County-Univ of Southern Cal, Pediatrics, 1988
Los Angeles County-Univ of Southern Cal, Pediatrics, 1990
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonary, 1991Tulane University School of Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonary, 1997
Dr. Farber’s diverse clinical interests include asthma, respiratory care of children with muscular dystrophy, respiratory care of technology dependent children, the chronic care of children with complex respiratory diseases, and the treatment of tobacco dependence.
Dr. Farber’s research interests focus on clinical, epidemiologic, and health care delivery/quality improvement studies of childhood asthma and the impact of second hand tobacco smoke on childhood asthma. Dr. Farber is the lead investigator for the Houston site of the multi-center National Heart Lung and Blood Institute-funded Gene-Environments and Admixture in Latino Asthmatics (GALA-2) study. Dr. Farber serves as a Co-Investigator for the Baylor site of the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Center (ALA-ACRC) network. Dr. Farber is leading asthma care quality improvement efforts for the Texas Children’s Health Plan.
Farber, Harold J. Control Your Child's Asthma; A Breakthrough Program for the Treatment and Management of Childhood Asthma (Henry Holt, 2001).
Finder JD, Birnkrant D, Carl J, Farber HJ, Gozal D, Iannaccone S, Kovesi T, Kravitz RM, Panitch H, Schramm C, Schroth M, Sharma G, Sievers L, Silvestri JM, Sterni L. Respiratory care of the patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: An Official ATS Consensus Statement. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004; 170.:456–465.
Farber HJ. Optimizing maintenance therapy in pediatric asthma. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 16:25-30, 2010.
Wilson SR, Farber HJ. Asthma Education Programs for Children. In Leung D, Sampson H, Geha R, Szefler S, eds. Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice 2nd Edition. Elsevier Science. Philadelphia, PA. 2011.
Farber HJ, Sockrider M and Sachs DPL. Treating Tobacco Dependence. In: Light MJ, Homnick DN, Schechter MS, Blaisdell CJ, Weinberger MM. eds. Pediatric Pulmonology. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2011.
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