Oscar Henry Mayer

Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory

Children\'s Hospital of Philadelphia

Position in Extended Committee - Clinical Representative
Oscar Henry Mayer

Dr. Oscar Henry Mayer is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and an Attending Pulmonologist within the Division of Pulmonology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where he is the medical director of the CHOP Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) laboratory. For the last 15 years he has been the pulmonologist in the Neuromuscular Center and in the Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome since its inception 9 years ago and directs much of the outpatient and inpatient management of these patients. He has broad clinical interests including managing patients with chronic respiratory failure, the pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular disease, and assessing and managing patients with complex chest wall and spine disease. He has been an active member on the Asthma Clinical Science and Research and Group at CHOP, which established standard of care for asthma within the hospital. He is on a number of national committees and study groups involved in pediatric pulmonary function testing, the assessment and management of children with complex thoracospinal disorders and neuromuscular disorders, on which he has lectured and has published a variety of journal articles and book chapters.

Disclosure statement:

Dr Mayer is a consultant for

• Santhera Pharmaceuticals, Sarepta Therapeutics, Biogen, F. Hoffman-LaRoche, Ltd., Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Capricor Therapeutics, FibroGen, Inc., Pfizer, Inc., Novartis

On the Scientific Advisory Board for

• Summit (Oxford) Limited, AveXis, Inc