University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Lung Center

Bio for Renee D. Stapleton, M.D., Ph.D.
Renee D. Stapleton, M.D., Ph.D.

Renee D. Stapleton, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Medicine-Pulmonary Dept, 149 Beaumont Ave-HSRF 222


Doctor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Graduated With Honors, June 1998. Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha in junior year

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Washington Department of Epidemiology. Graduated August 2010

Master of Science, University of Washington Department of Epidemiology. Graduated June 2005

Bachelor of Arts Rice, University, Houston, TX. Graduated Magna Cum Laude, May 1994. Majors: Biochemistry and Biology. Elected to Phi Beta Kappa 1994


Stapleton RD, Engelberg RA, Wenrich MD, Goss CH, Curtis JR. Clinician statements and family satisfaction with family conferences in the intensive care unit. Critical Care Medicine, 34: 1679-85, 2006.

Ehlenbach WJ, Barnato AE, Curtis JR, Kreuter W, Koepsell TD, Deyo RA, Stapleton RD. Epidemiologic study of in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the elderly. New England Journal of Medicine, 361: 22-31, 2009.

Stapleton RD, Dixon AE, Parsons PE, Ware LB, Suratt BT. The association between body mass index and plasma cytokine levels in patients with acute lung injury. Chest, 138: 568-577, 2010.

Stapleton RD, Martin TR, Weiss NS, Crowley JJ, Gundel SJ, Nathens AB, Akhtar SS, Ruzinski JT, Caldwell E, Curtis JR, Heyland DK, Watkins TR, Martin JM, Parsons PE, Wurfel MM, Hallstrand TS, Sims KA, Neff MJ. A phase II randomized placebo-controlled trial of omega-3 fatty acids fo rthe treatment of acute lung injury. Critical Care Medicine, 39: 1655-1662, 2011.

Martino JL, Stapleton RD, Wang M, Day AG, Cahill NE, Dixon AE, Suratt BT, Heyland DK. Extreme obesity and outcomes in critically ill patients. Chest, 140: 1198-1206, 2011.