$$ Raksha Jain, MD Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of IM/Pulmonary Disease
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish,Hindi,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2001)


UT Southwestern Medical Center (HR) (2005), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (HR) (2004), Internal Medicine


Washington University (2009), Pulmonary Medicine

Graduate School

Washington University School of Medicine (2010)
Departments & Programs

Departments & Programs

Pulmonary Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

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

Selected 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

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

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

Awards & Honors

Awards & 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)