Faculty Profile

Dr. Jonathan M. Feldman, Ph.D.

Jonathan M. Feldman, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Areas of Research: Behavioral interventions to improve asthma symptom perception and medication adherence in children and adults with asthma; psychological treatment of anxiety in patients with asthma; anxiety, depression, and food allergy.

Professional Interests

The role of psychological and behavioral factors in the self-management of pediatric asthma, including pyschiatric comorbidity. treatment adherence, and symptom perception. 

Selected Publications

Goodwin, R.D., Rodgin, S., Goldman, R., Rodriguez, J., deVos, G., Serebrisky, D. & Feldman, J.M. Food allergy and anxiety and depression symptoms among ethnic minority pediatric patients and their caregivers. The Journal of Pediatrics, in press.


Vazquez, K., Sandler, J., Interian, A., & Feldman, J.M. Emotionally triggered asthma and its relationship to panic disorder, ataques de nervios, and asthma-related death of a loved one in Latino adults. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 93, 76-82, 2017.


Steinberg, D.M., Serebrisky, D., & Feldman, J.M. Asthma in children of Caribbean descent living in the inner-city: Comparing Puerto Rican and Afro-Caribbean children. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 22, 633-639, 2017.


Feldman, J.M., Matte, L., Interian, A., Lehrer, P.M., Lu, S.E., Scheckner, B., Steinberg, D.M, Oken, T., Kotay, A., Sinha, S., & Shim, C. Psychological treatment of comorbid asthma and panic disorder in Latino adults: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 87, 142-154, 2016.


Pilipenko, N., Karekla, M., Georgiou, A., & Feldman J. Impact of psychiatric illness upon asthma patients’ health care utilization and illness control. Are all psychiatric comorbidities created equal? Psychology, Health & Medicine, 21, 787-99, 2016.


Scheckner, B., Arcoleo, K., Feldman, J.M. The effect of parental social support and acculturation on childhood asthma control. Journal of Asthma, 52, 606-613, 2015.


Feldman, J.M., Steinberg, D., Kutner, H., Eisenberg, N., Hottinger, K., Sidora-Arcoleo, K., Warman, K., & Serebrisky, D. Perception of pulmonary function and asthma control: the differential role of child versus caregiver anxiety and depression. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 1091-1100, 2013.


Feldman, J.M., Kutner, H., Matte, L., Lupkin, M., Steinberg, D., Sidora-Arcoleo, K., Serebrisky, D., & Warman, K. Prediction of peak flow values followed by feedback improves perception of lung function and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma. Thorax, 67, 1040-1045, 2012.

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