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Medical Home Chapter Champions on Asthma

The AAP has set up the “Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy and Anaphylaxis” to assist AAP members in caring for children with asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis. Michael Terranova, MD, is the “Chapter Champion” for our chapter. Please visit this page from time to time to learn about resources and activities to assist you in managing your patients with asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis. More information and resources can also be found on the AAP program’s website


Below are helpful resources for information regarding caring for patients with asthma:

Map of the regional asthma coalitions in NYS: 

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

National Asthma Control Initiative (NACI):


Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics



American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology



American Academy of Pediatrics



American Association of Respiratory Care



American College of Chest Physicians



American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology



American Lung Association

800–LUNG–USA (800–586–4872)


American School Health Association



Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

800–7–ASTHMA (800–727–8462)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)


Environmental Protection Agency/ Asthma Community Network

800–490–9198 (to order EPA publications)


National Association of School Nurses



For more information contact:

NHLBI  Information Center

P.O. Box  30105

Bethesda, MD 20824–0105

Phone: 301–592–8573

Fax:  301–592–8563


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