Richard Ahrens, MD

Richard Ahrens, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology Iowa City, IA

Professor of Pediatrics, University Iowa College of Medicine


Office Address

  • 200 Hawkins Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    Phone: (319) 356-1828
    Fax: (319) 356-7171

Richard Ahrens, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology Iowa City, IA

Professor of Pediatrics, University Iowa College of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Pulmonology: General Pediatric Pulmonology

Education & Training

  • University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • St Louis University School of MedicineSt Louis University School of Medicine
  • St Louis University School of MedicineSt Louis University School of Medicine
  • Medical College of WisconsinMedical College of Wisconsin

Certifications & Licensure

  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical License1977 - 2015
  • AR State Medical LicenseAR State Medical License1973 - 2015
  • American Board of Allergy and ImmunologyAllergy & Immunology, 1981
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1981
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Pulmonology, 1986

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Grant Support

  • Ultrase MT20 For Correction Of Steatorrhea In Patients With Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007
  • Tiotropium Bromide Administered VIA The Respimat Device In CF PatientsNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007
  • Eurand Pancreatic Enzyme Product Microtabs In Pediatric CF PatientsNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007
  • Eruand Pancreatic Enzyme Product (PEP) In Patients With Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007
  • Genetic Modifiers Of Cystic Fibrosis: Sibling StudyNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007
  • Aztreonam Lysinate In CF Patients With Pulmonary Pneumonia AeruginosaNational Center For Research Resources
    2007 - 2007
  • Antimicrobial Therapy For New Onset Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Airway InfectionNational Center For Research Resources
    2006 - 2007
  • Induced Sputum To Evaluate Anti-Inflammatory Agents In CF PatientsNational Center For Research Resources
    2006 - 2006
  • Multicenter Investigation Of Genetic Modifier In CF Lung Or Liver Disease StudyNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2007
  • Standard Versus Biofilm Susceptibility Testing In Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2007
  • Biil 284 Bs In Adult And Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis PatientsNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2005
  • Oral Theraclec-Total In Cystic Fibrosis SubjectsNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2005
  • Oral Theraclec To Treat Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • Biil 284 Bs In Adult And Pediatric Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • Aztreonam For Inhalation In Subjects W/ Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • Elastase In BAL Fluid W Tg-Haat Treated Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2000 - 2002
  • Trial Of Ib-367 In Adult Patients With Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    2000 - 2002
  • Oral Multidose CPX In Adult Patients W/ Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    1999 - 2002
  • Phase I Trial Of CPX In Adults With Mild Cystic FibrosisNational Center For Research Resources
    1998 - 2000
  • Albuterol By DRY Powder Inhaler &Pressurized Metered Dose Ventolin InhalerNational Center For Research Resources
    1998 - 2000
  • Dose Response Curve For Beclomethasone Dipropionate In AsthmaNational Center For Research Resources
    1996 - 1997
  • Bronchoprovocation With Histamine For Bioequivalence Determination Of AlbuterolNational Center For Research Resources
    1996 - 1997
  • Clinical Parameters For Establishing Dose Response Curves For CorticosteroidsNational Center For Research Resources
    1996 - 1996
  • Pharmacokinetic Evaluation Of A Slow Release Theophylline Tablet In ChildrenNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1993
  • The Albuterol Dose-Fev1 Response Curve In Subjects With AsthmaNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1993
  • Glucocorticoids To Treat Bronchopulmonary DysplasiaNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1996
  • Comparison Of Beta-2 Agonists Using Bronchial Provocation With HistamineNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1993
  • Tolerance To Inhaled BETA2 AgonistsNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1992
  • The Effect Of Inhaled Nedocromil On Airway Response To Inhaled AlbuterolNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1992
  • Effects Of Nedocromil On Airway Response To Inhaled AlbuterolNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1992
  • Effects Of Oral Azelastine On Airway Responisvieness To HistamineNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Effects Of Inhaled Fluticasone Proprionate Versus Placebo In Adult AsthmaticsNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Comparison Of Beta-2 Agonists Using Bronchial Provocation With Histamine (HumanNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Mechanism Of Histamine Induced BronchospasmNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Development Of Tolerance For MetaproterenolNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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