Raksha Jain, MD $$

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish,Hindi,
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2001)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (HR) (2005), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (HR) (2004), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Washington University (2009), Pulmonary Medicine
Graduate School
Washington University School of Medicine (2010)
Board Certification
American Board of IM/Pulmonary Disease

Departments and Programs

Pulmonary Medicine
  • Research Interests

    • Gender disparities in lung diseases
    • Hormonal influences on airway epithelium
    • Treatment advances for Cystic Fibrosis
  • Publications

    • Sex Hormone-Dependent Regulation of Cilia Beat Frequency in Airway Epithelium. Jain R, Ray JM, Pan JH, Brody SL  American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology 2011 Oct
    • Azithromycin is associated with increased survival in lung transplant recipients with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome., Jain R, Hachem RR, Morrell MR, Trulock EP, Chakinala MM, Yusen RD, Huang HJ, Mohanakumar T, Patterso GA, Walter MJ. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplant May 2010 29/5 531-537
    • The temporal relationship between primary and motile ciliogenesis in airway epithelial cells., Jain R, Pan JH, Driscoll J, Wisner J, Brody SL. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 2010 Epub
    • Endothelin-1 Induces Alveolar Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Through Endothelin Type A Receptor-Mediated Production of TGF-B1, Jain R, Borok Z, Shaul P, Willis B American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology July 2007 37 38-47
    • Pharmacological Therapy for the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Jain R, DalNogare A Mayo Clinic Proceedings February 2006 81 205-212
  • Professional Activities

    • American College of Chest Physicians
    • American Thoracic Society
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • Texas Medical Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • CREW award recipient(2010)
    • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care (2010)
    • American Thoracic Society Career Development Award (2009)
    • Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Award (2009)
    • University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Gold Headed Cane Award - Humanism in Medicine (2001)