Community Asthma Programs
Pediatric Severe Asthma Clinic Team
Daniella Teape, MD, is a pediatric pulmonologist at Hasbro Children's Hospital. She cares for children with a variety of respiratory issues including asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and primary ciliary dyskinesia. During her fellowship training, she began performing basic science research in respiratory ciliary dysfunction, which she continues as an assistant professor of pediatrics at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University. She is currently performing research to help to identify the mechanism of ciliary dysfunction in novel primary ciliary dyskinesia genes.
Dr. Teape is a board-certified pediatrician and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Thoracic Society.
Tao Zheng, MD, is a board-certified allergist and clinical immunologist in pediatrics and internal medicine at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. She has spent 30 years as a physician practicing in academic hospitals in both the United States and China. She worked as a physician-educator and physician-scientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine.
Dr. Zheng’s research interests include allergies, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American Association of Immunologists.
Jandasek is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in child and pediatric psychology. She is interested in health behaviors of adolescents and young adults with chronic illness, patient-physician collaboration, and health disparities. Jandasek is passionate about her work with children and families, and has been teaching children about asthma for over 3 years.