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Michelle M. Cloutier, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics
Academic Office Location:
Pediatrics
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1515
Phone: 860-545-9442
Fax: 860-679-1047
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of Wisconsin Molecular Biology
M.D.University of Wisconsin Medical SchoolMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
ResidencyShands Hospital at University of FloridaPediatrics
FellowshipUniversity of FloridaPediatric Pulmonary Center
FellowshipChildren's Hospital of PhiladelphiaPediatric Intensive Care

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
President’s Research Award RecipientUniversity of Connecticut
Academy of Distinguished EducatorsUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
1995,98,99,2001,05,08 Best Doctors in America
Health Care Hero AwardHartford Business Journal
1993, 95, 97, 01, 03-06 Teaching Award, Med Sch. Class of 1995/1996/1997/2000/03/05/07/08/09
Emily Bissell AwardConnecticut Thoracic Society
America’s Top Pediatrician
Frederick B. Wilkes Award “Teacher of the Year” Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
1979-82 Henry & Bertha Buswell Fellowship Award, SUNY/Buffalo SUNY/Buffalo
Clinical Fellow Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Henry A Kokomoor Award in ResearchUniversity of Florida
Henry A Waisman Award in PediatricsUniversity of Wisconsin
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Connecticut Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity2009
American Thoracic Society Foundation: Board of Directors Professional/Scientific OrganizationSecretaryExternalNational20092012
University of Connecticut Faculty Recognition Award Professional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of DirectorsExternalUniversity2007
American Thoracic Society: Task Force, Organizational StructureProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20072007
American Thoracic Society Foundation: Secretary Professional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of DirectorsExternalNational2006
Budget and Finance Committee, American Thoracic Society Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberExternalNational20062009
American Thoracic Society Foundation: Board of DirectorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20062012
American Thoracic Society: Budget and Finance CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20062008
American Thoracic Society: Revenue Diversification Strategy GroupProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20052005
American Thoracic Society: Revenue Development Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20032003
American Thoracic Society: Planning Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20012005
Revenue Development Committee, ATS Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberExternalUniversity20002005
American Lung Association of CT Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20002002
American Lung Association of Connecticut: Board of DirectorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20002002
Revenue Development Committee, ATS Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberExternalUniversity19981999
Planning Committee ATS (Chair 1998-2001) Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity19982008
American Thoracic Society: Pediatric Assembly Long Range Planning CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19982000
American Thoracic Society: Planning CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19982001
American Thoracic Society: Revenue Development CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19981999
Long Range Planning Committee, ATS Study SectionChairExternalUniversity19972000
American Thoracic Society: Nominating Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19971998
American Thoracic Society: Women’s Task ForceProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19971999
American Thoracic Society: Pediatric AssemblyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational19951997
American Lung Association Professional/Scientific OrganizationCouncil of RepresentativesExternalNational19951997

Journal Articles

Books

  • Cloutier, M.M. Respiratory Physiology. The Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

Book Chapters

  • Interaction between artificial membranes and enflurane, a general volatile anesthetic: DPPC-enflurane interaction.
    Hauet, Nathalie; Artzner, Franck; Boucher, François; Grabielle-Madelmont, Cécile; Cloutier, Isabelle; Keller, Gérard; Lesieur, Pierre; Durand, Dominique; Paternostre, Maïté Biophysical journal 2003 May;84(5):3123-37
  • Asthma
    Cloutier, M.M. Handbook of African American Health Psychology
  • Bronchitis
    Daigle, K.L., Cloutier, M.M. Respiratory Disease in Children: Diagnosis and Management 301-305
  • Cotton Bracts Tannin Phosphorylates Airway Membrane Protein
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Proc. 21st Cotton and Other Organic Dusts Conf 182-185
  • Cough
    Cloutier, M.M. Diagnosis & Management of Pediatric Lung Disease
  • Cough
    Nair, S.J., Cloutier, M.M. Conn’s Current Therapy
  • Effect of Amiloride and MK-196 on the Short-Circuit Current Response to Cotton Bracts Extract in Canine Trachea
    Cloutier, M.M., Lesniak, K., Russell, J.A., Rohrbach, M.S. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #8 135-136
  • Effect of Endotoxin and Tannin on Canine Tracheal Epithelium and Shunt Pathway
    Cloutier, M.M., Russell, J.A., Rohrbach, M.S. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #9 125-126
  • Effect of Endotoxin-Induced Mediator Release on Airway Epithelium
    Cloutier, M.M., Thrall, R. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #11 39-41
  • Effect of Tannin on Bradykinin and Epinephrine Receptors in Bovine Tracheal Epithelial Cells
    Hartman, B.N., Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #17 349-351
  • Effects of Cotton Bracts Extract and Condensed Tannin on the Electrophysiology of the Canine Trachea
    Cloutier, M.M., Lesniak, K., Russell, J.A., Rohrbach, M.S. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #7 53-55
  • Endotoxin Promotes Arachidonic Acid (AA) Release in Airway Epithelial Cells
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Proc. 18th Cotton Dust Res. Conf. 329-330
  • Endotoxin-Exposed Macrophages Enhance Chloride Transport by Airway Epithelium
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L., Thrall, R. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #12 62-64
  • History and Physical Examination
    Cloutier, M.M. A Practical Guide to Pediatric Respiratory Diseases 1-8
  • Mechanisms of Chloride Secretion Inhibition by Cotton Bracts Tannin
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Proc. 19th Cotton and Other Organic Dusts Res. Conf 308-310
  • Pulmonary Diseases
    Cloutier, M.M. Pediatrics 313-330
  • Pulmonary Diseases
    Cloutier, M.M., Schaeffer, D.A. Pediatrics 313-332
  • Tannin Induces Down Regulation and Desensitization of the Airway Beta-Adrenergic Receptor
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Proc 22nd Cotton and Other Organic Dusts Conf 189-192
  • Tannin Inhibits cAMP Pathways in Airway Epithelial Cells (AEC)
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Proc. of 18th Cotton Dust Res. Conf. 326-328
  • Tannin Inhibits Intracellular Calcium (Ca) & cAMP Pathways
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L., Sha'afi, R.I. Proc. Cotton Dust Res. Conf. #16 278-280
  • Tannin Uncouples the ß-Adrenergic Receptor from G Proteins
    Cloutier, M.M., Schramm, C.M., Guernsey, L. Proc. 20th Cotton and Other Organic Dusts Conf 327-330
  • The Respiratory System
    Cloutier, M.M., Thrall, R.S. Physiology 443-535
  • The Respiratory System
    Cloutier, M.M., Thrall, R.S. Principles of Physiology 360-426

Abstracts

  • Prevalence and correlates of paediatric asthma and wheezing in a largely rural USA population.
    Arif, A A; Borders, T F; Patterson, P J; Rohrer, J E; Xu, K T Journal of paediatrics and child health 2004 Apr;40(4):189-94
  • Attitudes of primary care providers toward clinical asthma guidelines
    Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Adkins JT, Cloutier, MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2004 Jan;169(7):A876
  • Diagnosis of asthma in children using the health plan employer data and information set (HEDIS)
    Wakefield DB, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2004 Jan;169(7):A876
  • Ethnic differences in pediatric asthma in private practice settings
    Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Delaronde S, Cloutier MM, et al Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2003 Jan;167(7):A781
  • Medical services utilization by children with and without asthma in a private HMO
    Wakefield DB, Higgins PS, Delaronde S, Cloutier MM, et al Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2003 Jan;167(7):A783
  • Medical services utilization differs in low income Hispanic, Puerto Rican and African American children with asthma
    Cloutier MM, Hinckson V, Wakefield DB, Higgins PS Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2003 Jan;167(7):A781
  • Easy Breathing and provider adaptive perceptions
    Macary SJ, Wakefield DB, Carlisle PS, Bailit H, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A663
  • Easy Breathing continues to reduce medical services utilization for urban children with asthma
    Cloutier MM, Wakefield DB, Bailit H, Hall CB Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8 Suppl):A745
  • Organizational culture affects implementation of a pediatric asthma management program
    Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Bailit H, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A662
  • The Easy Breathing II survey improves diagnosis of pediatric asthma in private practices
    Hinckson V, Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Delaronde S, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A127
  • Easy Breathing Pediatric Asthma Management Program Changes Provider Prescribing Patterns
    Wakefield DB, Hall CB, Bailit H, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A377
  • Patterns of allergen sensitization in urban and suburban children with asthma
    Baron JL, Wakefield DB, Quirk CA, Carlisle PS, Hall CB, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A720
  • Provider perceptions of asthma management skills
    Carlisle PS, Wakefield DB, Hall CB, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A256
  • Sustaining provider knowledge about asthma guidelines
    Cloutier MM, Carlisle PS, Wakefield DB, Hall CB Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A256
  • Variations in rates of hospitalization of children in three urban communities.
    Perrin, J M; Homer, C J; Berwick, D M; Woolf, A D; Freeman, J L; Wennberg, J E The New England journal of medicine 1989 May;320(18):1183-7
  • Studies of chloramphenicol and tetracycline influx in the rat trachea.
    Cloutier, M M; Bouchlas, D; Mangos, J A Pediatric research 1981 May;15(5):817-21
  • Airway Reactivity Presenting as Chronic Cough in Children
    Cloutier, M.M., Loughlin, G.M., DeCubellis, S., Bouchlas, D. Am Rev Respir Dis 117(4):290
  • Barriers to Primary Care Provider Participation in an Asthma Management Project at Primary Care Sites
    Carlisle, P.S., Quirk, C.A., Rowe, T.M., Cloutier, M.M. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 161(3):A319
  • Barriers to Primary Care Provider Participation in an Asthma Management Project at Primary Care Sites
    Carlisle, P.S., Quirk, C.A., Rowe, T.M., Cloutier, M.M. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 161(3):A319
  • Competitive Inhibition of P-Aminohippurate Transport by Other Organic Anions
    Cloutier, M.M. Cystic Fibrosis Club 27137
  • Cotton Dust Tannin Desensitizes Airway Epithelium by Uncoupling the ß-Adrenergic Receptor and Its G-protein
    Cloutier, M.M. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 153(4):A-241
  • Differences in Effects of Green and Brown Cotton Bract Extracts on the Airways
    Cloutier, M.M., Rohrbach, M.S. Am Rev Respir Dis 133A359
  • Duramycin Enhances Chloride Channel Activity in Cystic Fibrosis Nasal Epithelial Cells
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L., Mattes, P., Koeppen, B. Pediatr Pulmonol S299
  • Duramycin Increases Intracellular Calcium
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L., Sha'afi, R.I. Pediatr Pulmonol S4116
  • Duramycin Redistributes Intracellular CFTR in Human Airway Epithelial Cells
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Pediatr Pulmonol S17220-221
  • Easy Breathing an Asthma Management Program for Inner City Children
    Cloutier, M.M., Hall, C.B., Rowe, T., Bailit, H., Daigle, K.L., Lapin, C.D., Quirk, C.A., Carlisle, P.S. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 161(3):A621
  • Easy Breathing Reduces Disparities in Medical Services Utilization in Low Income Puerto Rican and African American Children with Asthma
    Cloutier, M.M., Jones, G.A., Wakefield, D.B. Proc Am Thoracic Soc 175A59
  • Effect of Nasal Irritants on Ovalbumin-Induced Allergic Airway Disease in a Murine Model
    Jacobson, S.B., Symanowicz, P.T., Hubbard, A.K., Whiteley, H.E., Thrall, R.S., Cloutier, M.M., Morris, J.B. Toxicol Sci 60S71
  • Effect of Nitrogen Dioxide on Ovalbumin-Induced Allergic Airway Disease in a Murine Model
    Am J Resp Crit Care Med 163(5):A432
  • Effect of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection on Airway Epithelial Transport
    Cloutier, M.M., Wong, W.T., Ogra, P.L. Pediatr Res 16(4):347-A
  • Effects of cAMP on Tetracycline Influx in the Airways
    Cloutier, M.M. Chest 82(2):252
  • Effects of Cotton Bracts Extract on Canine Tracheal Epithelium
    Cloutier, M.M., Lesniak, K., Russell, J.A., Rohrbach, M.S. The Physiologist 26(4):A-85
  • Effects of Hyperoxia on Chloramphenicol Transport
    Cloutier, M.M., Block, E.R. Am Rev Respir Dis 119(4):62
  • Effects of Managed Medicaid and Managed Private Insurance on Asthma Hospitalization
    Quirk, C.A., Carlisle, P.S., Pisarski, M.H., Cloutier, M.M. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 165(5):A640
  • Epidemiology of Asthma by Socioeconomic Group in Connecticut
    Yarnie, S.D., Wakefield, D.B., Higgins, P.S., Cloutier, M.M. Proc Am Thoracic Soc (2):A604
  • GM-CSF Levels in Cultured Nasal and Tracheal Epithelial Cells Isolated at Various Stages in the Development of an Ovalbumin Induced Mouse Model of Allergic Airway Disease
    Cloutier MM, Maxwell P, Guernsey L. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 163(5):A926
  • Heightened Sensitivity to Sensory Irritation in Ovalbumin-Induced Allergic Airway Disease in a Murine Model
    Symanowicz, P.T., Olson, J.E., Hubbard, A.K., Gianutsos, G., Thrall, R.S., Cloutier, M.M., Morris, J.B. Int Toxicology
  • Influx of Chloramphenicol and Tetracycline in the Rat Trachea
    Cloutier, M.M., Bouchlas, D., Mangos, J.A. Chest 74(3):333
  • Inhibition of Ion Transport in the Airways by Condensed Tannin Isolated from Cotton Bracts
    Cloutier, M.M., Rohrbach, M.S., Russell, J.A. Rev Respir Dis 131(4):A186
  • Intracellular Chloride Activities and Active Cl Secretion by Rat Trachea
    Duffey, M.E., Cloutier, M.M. The Physiologist 23(4):62
  • Low Molecular Mass GTP-Binding Proteins in Human and Cystic Fibrosis Airway Epithelium
    Cloutier, M.M., Watkins, D. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 153(4):A-778
  • Organic Anion Transport in Canine Tracheal Epithelium
    Cloutier, M.M., Lesniak, K. Cystic Fibrosis Club 25157
  • Positive Allergy Skin Tests and Increasing Asthma Severity
    Quirk, C.A., Cloutier, M.M., Carlisle, P.S., Rowe, T.M., Bailit, H., Hall, C.B. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 161(3):A610
  • Rab5 and Tubulin Distribution in CF and Normal Airway Epithelial Cells
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Pediatr Pulmonol S19194
  • Repeated Tannin Exposure Inhibits the cAMP Responsiveness to Isoproterenol (ISO) in Airway Epithelial Cells (AEC)
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 157(3):A-200
  • Response to Atropine and Cromolyn in Children with Chronic Cough
    Cloutier, M.M., Schuler, P.M. Ped Res 20(4):471A
  • Stimulation of Chloride Secretion by Duramycin
    Cloutier, M.M., Guernsey, L., Mattes, P.M. Pediatr Pulmonol S1112
  • The Added Value of Spirometry in Determining Asthma Severity
    Cowen, M.K., Wakefield, D.B., Higgins, P.S., Cloutier, M.M. Proc Am Thoracic Soc (2):A253
  • The Spectrum of Chronic Cough in Children
    Daigle, K.D., Cloutier, M.M. J Respir Dis 145(4):A-555
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    Schaeffer, D.A., Cloutier, M.M., Daigle, K.L., Sidman, J.D. Am Rev Respir Dis 145(4):A343

Conference Papers

  • Factors associated with asthma control among adults in five New England states, 2006-2007.
    Nguyen, Kimberly; Zahran, Hatice; Iqbal, Shahed; Peng, Justin; Boulay, Eileen The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma 2011 Aug;48(6):581-8
  • Effectiveness of Asthma Disease Management in Children in Private Pediatric Practices
    Cloutier MM, Wakefield DB, Higgins PS, Delaronde S 2006 Jan;3A56
  • Primary care provider visits do not decrease ED visits for children with asthma
    Smith SR, Wakefield DB, Cloutier, MM 2005 Jan;
  • Spirometry: does it add value to the NAEPP Asthma Severity Questions?
    Cowen MK, Wakefield DB, Higgins PS, Cloutier MM 2005 Jan;2A253
  • Indirect calorimetry in Prader-Willi syndrome
    Daigle K., Moskovitz J., Cassidy S., Cloutier M. Dysmorphology and Clinical Genetics 1992 Jan;6(2):69-70
  • Pulmonary function abnormalities in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome
    Hakonarson H., Moskovitz J., Daigle K.L., Cassidy S.B., Cloutier M.M. Dysmorphology and Clinical Genetics 1992 Jan;6(2):72-73

Letters

Monographs

  • Program Editor RSV and Asthma: Is There A Link?
    Cloutier, M.M. American Thoracic Society Continuing Education Monograph Series

Other

  • Commentary on "The Coughing Child: A Primary Care Perspective"
    Cloutier, M.M. Postgrad Med 74(3):260

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
A Genome-wide Interaction Study of Dust Mite Allergen on Lung Function in Puerto Rican Children with AsthmaTalkAmerican Thoracic Society International Meeting2013
Allergen Exposure, African Ancestry, and Asthma Severity in Puerto Rican ChildrenTalkATS Abstract2012San Francisco, California
African Ancestry, SES, FEV1 and Asthma Exacerbations in Puerto Rican ChildrenTalkATS Abstract2012San Francisco, California
Caregiver Feeding Style, Acculturation and Obesity in Latino Children Enrolled in an Obesity Prevention ProgramTalkSociety of Behavioral Medicine 33rd Annual Meeting2012New Orleans, Louisiana
Initial Implementation of a Brief Intervention to Change Maternal Behavior in Urban Children at Risk for Obesity TalkSociety of Behavioral Medicine 33rd Annual Meeting2012New Orleans, Louisiana
Differences in the Built Environment and in Rates of Obesity in an Urban CityTalkSociety of Behavioral Medicine2011Washington DC
Maternal Perception of Child Weight Status: Associations with Child, Maternal, and Family Factors and Maternal Endorsement of Child BehaviorsPosterScientific Meeting of The Obesity Society2010San Diego, California
Maternal Perception of Weight and Unhealthy Habits in Young Hispanic Children: Identifying Obesity Prevention Targets for a Primary Care InterventionTalkObesity Society Meeting2009Washington D.C.
The Effects of Personal Attributes and Organizational Culture on Clinician Performance: A Hierarchical Generalized Linear Model ApproachTalkToulon-Verona Conference 2007
Lung Health on Wheels for Kids: A Unique Way to Illustrate the Dangers of Smoking and its Impact on AsthmaPosterAsthma2003
Barriers to Compliance of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Childhood Asthma in a Pediatric Emergency DepartmentTalkAmbulatory Pediatric Association1999San Francisco, California
Strategies to Promote Enrollment in a City-Wide Asthma Management Program at Primary Care SitesTalkAAAAI: Pediatric Asthma: Promoting Best Practice1999Washington, DC
Effect of 12 Phorbol 13-Myristate (PMA) on Protein Phosphorylation in Bovine Tracheal Epithelium (BTE)TalkConnecticut Thoracic Society1991