University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Lung Center

Bio for Anne Dixon, M.A., B.M., B.Ch.
Anne Dixon, M.A., B.M., B.Ch.

Anne Dixon, M.A., B.M., B.Ch.

Professor and Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Anne.Dixon@uvm.edu
Office Location:
89 Beaumont Avenue, Given Bldg D209, Burlington, VT 05405

Education

1990 Graduate: Oxford University, England B.M., B.Ch.
1987 Undergraduate: Cambridge University, England, B.A. in Natural Sciences (M.A., 1990)
Residency: Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland
Fellowship: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Research Interests

Dr. Dixon’s research career has focused on understanding the role of obesity in lung disease, and factors that lead to poor control of asthma.   Dr. Dixon is currently funded by the NIH and the American Lung Association for studies on obesity and sinus disease in asthma.

Publications

Sideleva O, Black K, Dixon AE. Effects of obesity and weight loss on airway physiology and inflammation in asthma.  Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2012 May 15. [Epub ahead of print].
Dixon, AE. Obesity: changing asthma in the 21st Century, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2012; 186(5): 395-6.
Sideleva O, Suratt BT, Black K, Tharp WG, Pratley RE, Forgione P, Dienz O, Irvin CG, Dixon AE. Obesity and Asthma: an inflammatory disease of adipose tissue not the airway, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2012; 186(7): 598-605.
Dixon AE, Lundblad L, Suratt BT. The weight of obesity on lung health.  Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2013 (accepted for publication)
Dixon AE.  Breathing what we eat. Respirology 2013 (in press)