W. James Gauderman

Expert in environmental impacts on children's health
  • Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC
Office: (323) 442-1567


  • air pollution and increased incidenceof asthma, bronchitis and otherrespiratory illnesses in children
  • smog and its long-term effects onlung development
  • long-term effects on children's lungs ofair pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide,particulate matter and acid vaporsresulting from the burning of fossil fuelsand emissions from industrial plants
  • lung function and respiratory healthin school-aged children in SouthernCalifornia
  • gene/environment interactions
  • gene/smoking interaction in lung cancer
  • genetic epidemiology
  • environmental health
  • biostatistics

Additional Information

    Principal Researcher, Children’s Health Study