UCLA Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

“I used to have asthma as a child and had numerous visits to the emergency room,” says Dr. Sande Okelo, associate professor of pediatrics ...

By uclahealth • October 20, 2018

“My husband was a carrier for a very rare mutation of cystic fibrosis,” says Stacey Armato, whose son Massimo Armato is now 2 years ...

By uclahealth • October 15, 2018

“Having a child with asthma can be frightening,” says Brian, father to 2-year-old Finn, who brought his son to see UCLA pediatric pulmonologist Sande ...

By uclahealth • October 10, 2018

Food is a gateway for a lot of emotions and it’s a way that a lot of families show love,” says Suzanne Hollander, MS, ...

By uclahealth • October 1, 2018

“I think one of the most sensitive and challenging times are when our newborn babies are first diagnosed with cystic fibrosis,” says Sabah Akmal, ...

By uclahealth • September 6, 2018

"It’s hard to explain, but when you feel so frustrated and worried, and then you have support, it eases the worry a little bit,” ...

By uclahealth • August 6, 2018

“Gavin was born with micrognathia, which is a small jaw, and had trouble breathing. So, at 3 weeks old, he was transferred to UCLA ...

By uclahealth • July 6, 2018