• B.S., Food and Nutrition, Bath University, England, 1986
    Post Graduate, Health Education, University of Southbank, London, England, 1987
    M.S., Education, Kings College, London University, England, 1993

Research Interests

  • Asthma management by healthcare providers
  • Asthma self-management
  • Problem-based learning for healthcare providers
  • Indoor allergens and remediations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 2002 - Present
  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 2002 - 2006
  • American Public Health Association, 2000 - 2006
  • Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), 2000 – Present


Cynthia S. Kelly,  John R Meurer,   Laurie LaChance,  Judith C. Taylor-Fishwick,  Xin Geng, Carmen Arabia,  (2006).  Engaging Health Care Providers in Coalition Activities,  Health Promotion Practice 7(2) 655 - 755

Elisa A. Nicholas, Maura Dwyer,  Amy Murphy, Judith Taylor Fishwick, Jennifer Cohn, Cindy Kelly, Christine Gould, Daeman Di Stefano Noreen Clark, (2006). Coalition Approaches for Addressing Environmental Issues in Childhood Asthma, special edition Health Promotion Practice, 7(2): 1085 – 1165

Jim Krieger, Emily Bourcier, Marielena Lara, Jane Peterson Michael Rosenthal, Judith C. Taylor-Fishwick,  (2006).  Integrating Asthma Prevention and Control: The Roles of the Coalition, special edition Health Promotion Practice, 7(2): 1275 - 1385

Major DA, Clarke M, Cardenas R, Taylor-Fishwick JC, Kelly CS, Butterfoss FD.  (2006).  Providing Asthma Care to Elementary School Children: Barriers Encountered by School Nurses. Family and Community Health. 29(4):  256 – 265
Publications (Continued)

Butterfoss FD, Kelly CS, Taylor-Fishwick J., (2005).   Health planning that magnifies the community’s voice: Allies Against Asthma. Health Education and Behaviior, 32(1): 113 - 128

Judith C. Taylor-Fishwick,  Debra A. Major,  Cynthia S. Kelly,  Frances D. Butterfoss,  Suzanne M. Clarke,  Rebekah A. Cardenas,  (2004).  Assessing a Community's Pediatric Asthma Care Needs: Insights Gained from Physicians School Nurses and Parents.  Pediatric Asthma, Allergy and Immunology,  17(1): 25 - 35

Research Projects & Funding

Principal Investigator, Newport News Healthy Homes Initiative, Department of Housing and Urban Development (#VALHH0132-04), $999,663, 2006 - 2007

Principal Investigator, Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective, Virginia Department of Health/, Center for Disease Control (#CCU324181), $20,000, 2005 - 2006

Principal Investigator, Enhance and Strengthen Partnership and Collaboration on Asthma, Center for Disease Control (#CCU324181), $4,000, 2005 - 2006

Project Manager/Co-Investigator, EZ Breathers, Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources and  Services Administration  (6H17MC001390301), $250,000, 2000 - 2005

Project Manager/Co-Investigator, Allies Against Asthma, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (041280), $1.8 million, 2002 - 2005

Co-Investigator, Implementing a Pediatric Asthma Guideline in Adult Emergency Departments, EMSC, $750,000, 2002 - 2005

Principal Investigator, Implementation of the Physician Asthma Care and Education Program, GlaxoSmithKline, Sepracor and Merck, $34,000, 2002 - 2004

Principal Investigator, Enhancing Education through the Use of a Video Project, Medical Society of Virginia, $10,000, 2002 - 2003

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of Community Health & Research

E. V. Williams Hall
855 W. Brambleton Ave
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 668-6459,
Fax: (757) 668-6475