Managing Asthma in Schools: Lessons Learned and Recommendations


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    Lani S. Wheeler, MD, Medical Officer ( and 2Sarah L. Merkle, MPH, Health Scientist (, Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K12, Atlanta, GA 30341; 3Lynn B. Gerald, PhD, MSPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Director (, Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, OHB 143, 618 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294-7447;4Virginia S. Taggart, MPH, Health Scientist Administrator (, Division of Lung Diseases, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or National Institutes of Health.