Edith Zemanick, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (1999)
Graduate School :
  • MSCS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Recognition & Awards

  • Outstanding Master of Science in Clinical Sciences Student Award, University of Colorado Denver (2006)
  • The Maynard Cohen Award in Pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, George Washington University (2002)
  • The American Medical Women's Association, Janet M. Glasgow Achievement Citation, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University (2002)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University (1998)

Publications

  • Zemanick E, Burgel PR, Taccetti G, Holmes A, Ratjen F, Byrnes CA, Waters VJ, Bell SC, VanDevanter DR, Stuart Elborn J, Flume PA. Antimicrobial resistance in cystic fibrosis: A Delphi approach to defining best practices. J Cyst Fibros. 2019 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31680041
  • Zemanick ET, Accurso FJ. Entering the era of highly effective CFTR modulator therapy. Lancet. 2019 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31679947
  • Harris JK, Wagner BD, Zemanick ET, Robertson CE, Stevens MJ, Heltshe SL, Rowe SM, Sagel SD. Changes in Airway Microbiome and Inflammation with Ivacaftor Treatment in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and the G551D Mutation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31604026
  • Jewell MP, Galyean AA, Kirk Harris J, Zemanick ET, Cash KJ. Luminescent Nanosensors for Ratiometric Monitoring of Three-Dimensional Oxygen Gradients in Laboratory and Clinical Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019 Oct 15;85(20). PubMed PMID: 31420335
  • Zemanick ET, Bell SC. Prevention of chronic infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2019 Nov;25(6):636-645. PubMed PMID: 31397692
  • Theprungsirikul J, Skopelja-Gardner S, Meagher RE, Clancy JP, Zemanick ET, Ashare A, Rigby WFC. Dissociation of systemic and mucosal autoimmunity in cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2019 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31262645
  • Martiniano SL, Daines CL, Dellon EP, Esther CR Jr, Muhlebach MS, Ong T, Rabinowitz EC, Toprak D, Zemanick ET. Highlights from the 2018 North American cystic fibrosis conference. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 Jul;54(7):941-948. PubMed PMID: 31091021
  • Zemanick ET, Polineni D. Unraveling the CFTR Function-Phenotype Connection for Precision Treatment in Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 May 1;199(9):1053-1054. PubMed PMID: 30939246
  • Hahn A, Fanous H, Jensen C, Chaney H, Sami I, Perez GF, Koumbourlis AC, Louie S, Bost JE, van den Anker JN, Freishtat RJ, Zemanick ET, Crandall KA. Changes in microbiome diversity following beta-lactam antibiotic treatment are associated with therapeutic versus subtherapeutic antibiotic exposure in cystic fibrosis. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 22;9(1):2534. PubMed PMID: 30796252
  • Juarez-Colunga E, Rosenfeld M, Zemanick ET, Wagner B. Application of multiple event analysis as an alternative approach to studying pulmonary exacerbations as an outcome measure. J Cyst Fibros. 2019 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30642785
  • DeBoer EM, Wagner BD, Popler J, Harris JK, Zemanick ET, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Deterding RR. Novel Application of Aptamer Proteomic Analysis in Cystic Fibrosis Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid. Proteomics Clin Appl. 2018 Nov 15;:e1800085. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30431231
  • Li A, Vigers T, Pyle L, Zemanick E, Nadeau K, Sagel SD, Chan CL. Continuous glucose monitoring in youth with cystic fibrosis treated with lumacaftor-ivacaftor. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30104123
  • Martiniano SL, Esther CR, Haworth CS, Kasperbauer SH, Zemanick ET, Caverly LJ. Challenging scenarios in nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31821718
  • Hahn A, Zemanick ET. Bacterial Community Variability: Outliers May Be Leading Us Astray. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Dec;16(12):1499-1501. PubMed PMID: 31774321
  • DeBoer EM, Wagner BD, Popler J, Harris JK, Zemanick ET, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Deterding RR. Novel Application of Aptamer Proteomic Analysis in Cystic Fibrosis Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid. Proteomics Clin Appl. 2018 Nov 15;:e1800085. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30431231
  • Li A, Vigers T, Pyle L, Zemanick E, Nadeau K, Sagel SD, Chan CL. Continuous glucose monitoring in youth with cystic fibrosis treated with lumacaftor-ivacaftor. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30104123
  • Hoppe JE, Wagner BD, Accurso FJ, Zemanick ET, Sagel SD. Characteristics and outcomes of oral antibiotic treated pulmonary exacerbations in children with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29921503
  • Wagner BD, Grunwald GK, Zerbe GO, Mikulich-Gilbertson SK, Robertson CE, Zemanick ET, Harris JK. On the Use of Diversity Measures in Longitudinal Sequencing Studies of Microbial Communities. Front Microbiol. 2018;9:1037. PubMed PMID: 29872428
  • Martiniano SL, Toprak D, Ong T, Zemanick ET, Daines CL, Muhlebach MS, Esther CR Jr, Dellon EP. Highlights from the 2017 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Jul;53(7):979-986. PubMed PMID: 29660839
  • Nasir M, Bean HD, Smolinska A, Rees CA, Zemanick ET, Hill JE. Volatile molecules from bronchoalveolar lavage fluid can 'rule-in' Pseudomonas aeruginosa and 'rule-out' Staphylococcus aureus infections in cystic fibrosis patients. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 16;8(1):826. PubMed PMID: 29339749
  • Hoppe JE, Wagner BD, Accurso FJ, Zemanick ET, Sagel SD. Characteristics and outcomes of oral antibiotic treated pulmonary exacerbations in children with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29921503
  • Wagner BD, Grunwald GK, Zerbe GO, Mikulich-Gilbertson SK, Robertson CE, Zemanick ET, Harris JK. On the Use of Diversity Measures in Longitudinal Sequencing Studies of Microbial Communities. Front Microbiol. 2018;9:1037. PubMed PMID: 29872428
  • Martiniano SL, Toprak D, Ong T, Zemanick ET, Daines CL, Muhlebach MS, Esther CR Jr, Dellon EP. Highlights from the 2017 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Jul;53(7):979-986. PubMed PMID: 29660839
  • Nasir M, Bean HD, Smolinska A, Rees CA, Zemanick ET, Hill JE. Volatile molecules from bronchoalveolar lavage fluid can 'rule-in' Pseudomonas aeruginosa and 'rule-out' Staphylococcus aureus infections in cystic fibrosis patients. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 16;8(1):826. PubMed PMID: 29339749
  • Zemanick ET, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Ahrens RC, Chmiel JF, Clancy JP, Gibson RL, Harris WT, Kurland G, Laguna TA, McColley SA, McCoy K, Retsch-Bogart G, Sobush KT, Zeitlin PL, Stevens MJ, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Harris JK. Airway microbiota across age and disease spectrum in cystic fibrosis. Eur Respir J. 2017 Nov;50(5). PubMed PMID: 29146601
  • Zemanick ET, Daines CL, Dellon EP, Esther CR Jr, Kinghorn B, Ong T, Muhlebach MS. Highlights from the 2016 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 Aug;52(8):1103-1110. PubMed PMID: 28696526
  • Williamson KM, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Johnson EJ, Zemanick ET, Harris JK. Impact of enzymatic digestion on bacterial community composition in CF airway samples. PeerJ. 2017;5:e3362. PubMed PMID: 28584706
  • Hoppe JE, Zemanick ET. Lessons from the lower airway microbiome in early CF. Thorax. 2017 Dec;72(12):1063-1064. PubMed PMID: 28450530
  • Donaldson SH, Solomon GM, Zeitlin PL, Flume PA, Casey A, McCoy K, Zemanick ET, Mandagere A, Troha JM, Shoemaker SA, Chmiel JF, Taylor-Cousar JL. Pharmacokinetics and safety of cavosonstat (N91115) in healthy and cystic fibrosis adults homozygous for F508DEL-CFTR. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 May;16(3):371-379. PubMed PMID: 28209466
  • Muhlebach MS, Beckett V, Popowitch E, Miller MB, Baines A, Mayer-Hamblett N, Zemanick ET, Hoover WC, VanDalfsen JM, Campbell P, Goss CH. Microbiological efficacy of early MRSA treatment in cystic fibrosis in a randomised controlled trial. Thorax. 2016 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27852955
  • Hoppe JE, Wagner BD, Sagel SD, Accurso FJ, Zemanick ET. Pulmonary exacerbations and clinical outcomes in a longitudinal cohort of infants and preschool children with cystic fibrosis. BMC Pulm Med. 2017 Dec 11;17(1):188. PubMed PMID: 29228933
  • Muhlebach MS, Beckett V, Popowitch E, Miller MB, Baines A, Mayer-Hamblett N, Zemanick ET, Hoover WC, VanDalfsen JM, Campbell P, Goss CH. Microbiological efficacy of early MRSA treatment in cystic fibrosis in a randomised controlled trial. Thorax. 2016 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27852955
  • Zemanick ET, Hoffman LR. Cystic Fibrosis: Microbiology and Host Response. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016 Aug;63(4):617-36. PubMed PMID: 27469179
  • Zemanick ET, Ong T, Daines CL, Dellon EP, Muhlebach MS, Esther CR Jr. Highlights from the 2015 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016 Jun;51(6):650-7. PubMed PMID: 27074261
  • Martiniano SL, Sagel SD, Zemanick ET. Cystic fibrosis: a model system for precision medicine. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 Jun;28(3):312-7. PubMed PMID: 27031658
  • Lahiri T, Hempstead SE, Brady C, Cannon CL, Clark K, Condren ME, Guill MF, Guillerman RP, Leone CG, Maguiness K, Monchil L, Powers SW, Rosenfeld M, Schwarzenberg SJ, Tompkins CL, Zemanick ET, Davis SD. Clinical Practice Guidelines From the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for Preschoolers With Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatrics. 2016 Apr;137(4). PubMed PMID: 27009033
  • Zemanick ET, Wainwright C. Alterations of the Nasopharyngeal Microbiota in Infants with Cystic Fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator and Antibiotic Effects. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar 1;193(5):473-4. PubMed PMID: 26930426
  • Johnson EJ, Zemanick ET, Accurso FJ, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Harris JK. Molecular Identification of Staphylococcus aureus in Airway Samples from Children with Cystic Fibrosis. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 25;11(1):e0147643. PubMed PMID: 26808658
  • Laguna TA, Wagner BD, Williams CB, Stevens MJ, Robertson CE, Welchlin CW, Moen CE, Zemanick ET, Harris JK. Airway Microbiota in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid from Clinically Well Infants with Cystic Fibrosis. PLoS One. 2016 Dec 8;11(12):e0167649. PubMed PMID: 27930727
  • Laguna TA, Wagner BD, Williams CB, Stevens MJ, Robertson CE, Welchlin CW, Moen CE, Zemanick ET, Harris JK. Airway Microbiota in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid from Clinically Well Infants with Cystic Fibrosis. PLoS One. 2016 Dec 8;11(12):e0167649. PubMed PMID: 27930727
  • Hoppe JE, Towler E, Wagner BD, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Zemanick ET. Sputum induction improves detection of pathogens in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25565628
  • Zemanick ET, Emerson J, Thompson V, McNamara S, Morgan W, Gibson RL, Rosenfeld M, EPIC Study Group. Clinical outcomes after initial pseudomonas acquisition in cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Jan;50(1):42-8. PubMed PMID: 24644274
  • Flass T, Tong S, Frank DN, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Kotter CV, Sokol RJ, Zemanick E, Accurso F, Hoffenberg EJ, Narkewicz MR. Intestinal lesions are associated with altered intestinal microbiome and are more frequent in children and young adults with cystic fibrosis and cirrhosis. PLoS One. 2015;10(2):e0116967. PubMed PMID: 25658710
  • Zemanick ET, Laguna TA. Editorial Commentary: Pseudomonas aeruginosa Eradication: How Do We Measure Success?. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 1;61(5):716-8. PubMed PMID: 25972023
  • Ma DC, Yoon AJ, Faull KF, Desharnais R, Zemanick ET, Porter E. Cholesteryl esters are elevated in the lipid fraction of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid collected from pediatric cystic fibrosis patients. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0125326. PubMed PMID: 25919295
  • Flass T, Tong S, Frank DN, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Kotter CV, Sokol RJ, Zemanick E, Accurso F, Hoffenberg EJ, Narkewicz MR. Intestinal lesions are associated with altered intestinal microbiome and are more frequent in children and young adults with cystic fibrosis and cirrhosis. PLoS One. 2015;10(2):e0116967. PubMed PMID: 25658710
  • Hoppe JE, Towler E, Wagner BD, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Zemanick ET. Sputum induction improves detection of pathogens in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25565628
  • Zemanick ET, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Stevens MJ, Szefler SJ, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Harris JK. Assessment of Airway Microbiota and Inflammation in Cystic Fibrosis Using Multiple Sampling Methods. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25474078
  • Zemanick ET, Emerson J, Thompson V, McNamara S, Morgan W, Gibson RL, Rosenfeld M, EPIC Study Group. Clinical outcomes after initial pseudomonas acquisition in cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Jan;50(1):42-8. PubMed PMID: 24644274
  • Zemanick ET, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Stevens MJ, Szefler SJ, Accurso FJ, Sagel SD, Harris JK. Assessment of Airway Microbiota and Inflammation in Cystic Fibrosis Using Multiple Sampling Methods. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25474078
  • Zemanick ET, Hoffman L, Rosenfeld M. Narrowing in on early cystic fibrosis lung disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov 15;190(10):1082-4. PubMed PMID: 25398104
  • Martiniano SL, Hoppe JE, Sagel SD, Zemanick ET. Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis. Adv Pediatr. 2014 Aug;61(1):225-43. PubMed PMID: 25037130
  • Zemanick ET, Accurso FJ. Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator and pseudomonas. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 1;189(7):763-5. PubMed PMID: 24684355
  • Harris JK, Zemanick ET. Microbes in bronchiectasis: the forest or the trees?. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 15;187(10):1044-5. PubMed PMID: 23675713
  • Zemanick ET, Harris JK, Wagner BD, Robertson CE, Sagel SD, Stevens MJ, Accurso FJ, Laguna TA. Inflammation and airway microbiota during cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e62917. PubMed PMID: 23646159
  • Sagel SD, Wagner BD, Anthony MM, Emmett P, Zemanick ET. Sputum biomarkers of inflammation and lung function decline in children with cystic fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Nov 1;186(9):857-65. PubMed PMID: 22904182
  • Wagener JS, Zemanick ET, Sontag MK. Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Jun;24(3):329-35. PubMed PMID: 22491493
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Professional Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society (ATS), Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Memorial Hospital for Children
1400 East Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
719-365-5000

Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Specialty Care
4125 Briargate Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-305-9000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Board Certification (2008)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Lungs and Breathing - Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (1999)
Graduate Schools:
  • MSCS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
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