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Cynthia T. McEvoy M.D., M.C.R.

Dr. McEvoy's clinical interest involves pulmonary function testing in neonates and pediatric patients. She received her medical degree in 1985 from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill. Dr. McEvoy is board certified in pediatrics and neonatology.


  • M.D., Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 1985
  • M.C.R., Oregon Health & Science University 2008
  • Residency:

    • Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Los Angeles
  • Fellowship:

    • Neonatology-University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Memberships and associations

  • Pediatrics, 1989 (recertification 1998)


  • "Update on Vitamin E and Its Potential Role in Preventing or Treating Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." Neonatology In: , 07.03.2018, p. 366-378.
  • "Sensitive windows for in utero exposures and asthma development. Layers of complexity." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine In: , Vol. 196, No. 11, 01.12.2017, p. 1362-1364.
  • "Can We Prevent Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia?" Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 189, 01.10.2017, p. 26-30.
  • "Vitamin C prevents offspring DNA methylation changes associated with maternal smoking in pregnancy." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine In: , Vol. 196, No. 6, 15.09.2017, p. 745-755.
  • "Beyond the uterine environment : A nonhuman primate model to investigate maternal-fetal and neonatal outcomes following chronic intrauterine infection." Pediatric Research In: , Vol. 82, No. 2, 01.08.2017, p. 244-252.
  • "Vitamin C to Decrease the Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy on Infant Lung Function (VCSIP) : Rationale, design, and methods of a randomized, controlled trial of vitamin C supplementation in pregnancy for the primary prevention of effects of in utero tobacco smoke exposure on infant lung function and respiratory health." Contemporary Clinical Trials In: , Vol. 58, 01.07.2017, p. 66-77.
  • "Monitoring neonates for ototoxicity." International Journal of Audiology In: , 21.06.2017, p. 1-8.
  • "Effect of gentamicin and levels of ambient sound on hearing screening outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit : A pilot study." International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology In: , Vol. 97, 01.06.2017, p. 42-50.
  • "Maternal high-fat diet in mice leads to innate airway hyperresponsiveness in the adult offspring." Physiological Reports In: , Vol. 5, No. 5, e13082, 01.03.2017.
  • "Pulmonary Function at Hospital Discharge in Preterm Infants Randomized to a Single Rescue Course of Antenatal Steroids." Journal of Pediatrics In: , Vol. 181, 01.02.2017, p. 62-66.
  • "Pulmonary function and outcomes in infants randomized to a rescue course of antenatal steroids." Pediatric Pulmonology  In: , 2017.
  • "One-year postpartum outcomes following a weight management intervention in pregnant women with obesity." Obesity In: , Vol. 24, No. 10, 01.10.2016, p. 2042-2049.
  • "Maternal body mass index before pregnancy is associated with increased bronchodilator dispensing in early childhood : A cross-sectional study." Pediatric Pulmonology In: , Vol. 51, No. 8, 01.08.2016, p. 803-811.
  • "Reply." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine In: , Vol. 194, No. 2, 15.07.2016, p. 247-248.
  • "The role of nicotine in the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on lung development and childhood respiratory disease : Implications for dangers of e-cigarettes." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine In: , Vol. 193, No. 5, 01.03.2016, p. 486-494.
  • "An official American thoracic society/european respiratory society workshop report : Evaluation of respiratory mechanics and function in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units." Annals of the American Thoracic Society In: , Vol. 13, No. 2, 01.02.2016, p. S1-S11.
  • "Pulmonary Effects of Maternal Smoking on the Fetus and Child : Effects on Lung Development, Respiratory Morbidities, and Life Long Lung Health." Paediatric Respiratory Reviews In: , 2016.
  • "The Natural History of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia : The Case for Primary Prevention." Clinics in Perinatology In: , Vol. 42, No. 4, 01.12.2015, p. 911-931.
  • "Bronchopulmonary dysplasia : NHLBI Workshop on the primary prevention of chronic lung diseases." Annals of the American Thoracic Society In: , Vol. 11, No. SUPPL. 3, 2014.
  • "Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smoking women and pulmonary function in their newborn infants : A randomized clinical trial." Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey In: , Vol. 69, No. 9, 2014, p. 523-525.
  • "Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smoking women and pulmonary function in their newborn infants : A randomized clinical trial." JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association In: , Vol. 311, No. 20, 2014, p. 2074-2082.
  • "Efficacy of a group-based dietary intervention for limiting gestational weight gain among obese women : A randomized trial." Obesity In: , Vol. 22, No. 9, 2014, p. 1989-1996.
  • "Respiratory function in healthy late preterm infants delivered at 33-36 weeks of gestation." Journal of Pediatrics  In: , Vol. 162, No. 3, 03.2013, p. 464-469.
  • "Fetal pulmonary arterial vascular impedance reflects changes in fetal oxygenation at near-term gestation in a nonhuman primate model." Reproductive Sciences  In: , Vol. 20, No. 1, 01.2013, p. 33-38.
  • "Healthy Moms, a randomized trial to promote and evaluate weight maintenance among obese pregnant women : Study design and rationale." Contemporary Clinical Trials In: , Vol. 33, No. 4, 07.2012, p. 777-785.
  • "Repeat prenatal corticosteroid prior to preterm birth : A systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis for the PRECISE study group (prenatal repeat corticosteroid international IPD study group: Assessing the effects using the best level of evidence) - study protocol." Systematic Reviews  In: , Vol. 1, No. 1, 12, 12.02.2012.
  • "The Ureaplasma Conundrum : Should We Look or Ignore?"  Hematology, Immunology and Infectious Disease. Elsevier Inc., 2012. p. 253-267.
  • "Increased vitamin E intake is associated with higher α-tocopherol concentration in the maternal circulation but higher α-carboxyethyl hydroxychroman concentration in the fetal circulation." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition In: , Vol. 93, No. 2, 01.02.2011, p. 368-373.
  • "Respiratory morbidity and lung function in preterm infants of 32 to 36 weeks' gestational age." Pediatrics In: , Vol. 126, No. 1, 07.2010, p. 115-128.
  • "Respiratory compliance in preterm infants after a single rescue course of antenatal steroids : a randomized controlled trial." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology  In: , Vol. 202, No. 6, 06.2010.

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