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Divya Chhabra, M.B.B.S., M.M.Sc.

Divya Chhabra, M.B.B.S., M.M.Sc.

Pediatrics , Neonatology

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About Me

Certified Specialties

Pediatric Pulmonology - American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, University of California Medical Center San Diego. 2015 - 2017

Fellowship, Neonatology, Westchester Medical Center-GME > 10 yrs. 2008 - 2011

Residency, Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. 2006 - 2008

Internship, Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. 2005 - 2006


MS | Harvard Medical School. Clinical Informatics. 2013

MBBS | Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (INDIA). 2004


ATS Assembly on Pediatrics Scientific Abstract Award. 2018

ATS Abstract Scholarship. 2016

Abstract Scholarship. 2014

Annual Resident Research Award. 2011


Journal Articles

Differential placental CpG methylation is associated with chronic lung disease of prematurity.

Jackson WM, Santos HP, Hartwell HJ, Gower WA, Chhabra D, Hagood JS, Laughon MM, Payton A, Smeester L, Roell K, O'Shea TM, Fry RC

Pediatric research.. 2022 May 91 (6):1428-1435. Epub 12/02/2021.

Genomic biomarkers in chronic beryllium disease and sarcoidosis.

Lin NW, Maier LA, Mroz MM, Jacobson S, MacPhail K, Liu S, Lei Z, Barkes BQ, Fingerlin TE, Hamzeh N, Mayer AS, Restrepo CI, Chhabra D, Yang IV, Li L

Respiratory medicine.. 2021 October 187 :106390. Epub 04/05/2021.

Effect of Intrauterine Smoke Exposure on microRNA-15a Expression in Human Lung Development and Subsequent Asthma Risk.

Sharma S, Kho AT, Chhabra D, Haley K, Vyhlidal C, Gaedigk R, Leeder JS, Tantisira KG, Raby B, Weiss ST

Healthcare.. 2020 December 48 (4)Epub 12/04/2020.

Spontaneous Single-Copy Loss of TP53 in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Markedly Increases Cell Proliferation and Survival.

Amir H, Touboul T, Sabatini K, Chhabra D, Garitaonandia I, Loring JF, Morey R, Laurent LC

Stem cells.. 2017 April 35 (4):872-885. Epub 01/19/2017.

Selecting the most appropriate time points to profile in high-throughput studies.

Kleyman M, Sefer E, Nicola T, Espinoza C, Chhabra D, Hagood JS, Kaminski N, Ambalavanan N, Bar-Joseph Z

eLife.. 2017 January 266 Epub 01/26/2017.

Early pregnancy vitamin D status and risk of preeclampsia.

Mirzakhani H, Litonjua AA, McElrath TF, O'Connor G, Lee-Parritz A, Iverson R, Macones G, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Zeiger R, Hollis BW, Handy DE, Sharma A, Laranjo N, Carey V, Qiu W, Santolini M, Liu S, Chhabra D, Enquobahrie DA, Williams MA, Loscalzo J, Weiss ST

The Journal of clinical investigation.. 2016 December 1126 (12):4702-4715. Epub 11/14/2016.

Gene expression network analyses in response to air pollution exposures in the trucking industry.

Chu JH, Hart JE, Chhabra D, Garshick E, Raby BA, Laden F

Environmental health : a global access science source.. 2016 November 315 (1):101. Epub 11/03/2016.

Age, Sexual Dimorphism, and Disease Associations in the Developing Human Fetal Lung Transcriptome.

Kho AT, Chhabra D, Sharma S, Qiu W, Carey VJ, Gaedigk R, Vyhlidal CA, Leeder JS, Tantisira KG, Weiss ST

American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology.. 2016 June 54 (6):814-21. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Role of Vitamin D in the Transcriptional Program of Human Pregnancy.

Al-Garawi A, Carey VJ, Chhabra D, Mirzakhani H, Morrow J, Lasky-Su J, Qiu W, Laranjo N, Litonjua AA, Weiss ST

PloS one.. 2016 11 (10):e0163832. Epub 10/06/2016.

Glucocorticoid genes and the developmental origins of asthma susceptibility and treatment response.

Sharma S, Kho AT, Chhabra D, Qiu W, Gaedigk R, Vyhlidal CA, Leeder JS, Barraza-Villarreal A, London SJ, Gilliland F, Raby BA, Weiss ST, Tantisira KG

American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology.. 2015 May 52 (5):543-53. Epub 1900 01 01.

Identifying a gene expression signature of frequent COPD exacerbations in peripheral blood using network methods.

Morrow JD, Qiu W, Chhabra D, Rennard SI, Belloni P, Belousov A, Pillai SG, Hersh CP

BMC medical genomics.. 2015 January 138 :1. Epub 01/13/2015.

Delivery-related knowledge of mothers of NICU infants compared with well-baby-nursery infants.

Chhabra D, Joymon J, Lee BH, Mercado M, Hunter CL, Viola D, Tahara D, Damus K, La Gamma EF, Brumberg HL

Journal of perinatal medicine.. 2014 November 42 (6):717-24. Epub 1900 01 01.

Fetal lung and placental methylation is associated with in utero nicotine exposure.

Chhabra D, Sharma S, Kho AT, Gaedigk R, Vyhlidal CA, Leeder JS, Morrow J, Carey VJ, Weiss ST, Tantisira KG, DeMeo DL

Epigenetics.. 2014 November 9 (11):1473-84. Epub 1900 01 01.

The genomic origins of asthma.

Sharma S, Chhabra D, Kho AT, Hayden LP, Tantisira KG, Weiss ST

Thorax.. 2014 May 69 (5):481-7. Epub 03/25/2014.