Diana Dawson, PNP, MSN

Pediatric nurse practitioner

Diana Dawson is a pediatric nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist. She has particular expertise in caring for children with lung conditions, including asthma, as well as adults with cystic fibrosis. She provides assessments, treatment recommendations and education for patients, and helps coordinate their care. She helped develop and establish the UCSF Asthma Program. In addition, she provides consultative support to other nurses caring for patients with lung conditions.

Dawson assists in medical research and, in particular, coordinates the care of infants identified through California's cystic fibrosis newborn screening program.

Dawson earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing at Kent State University. She received her master's degree and certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner from the UCSF School of Nursing.

Clinics

Asthma Program
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Appointments: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-9278

Cystic Fibrosis Center
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Appointments: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-9278

Cystic Fibrosis Center at Pleasanton
5924 Stoneridge Dr., Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Phone: (925) 598-3500
Fax: (925) 598-3520

Pulmonary Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Appointments: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-9278

More about Diana Dawson

Education

Kent State University, BS, Nursing
UCSF, MS, Nursing 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Okumura MJ, Ong T, Dawson D, Nielson D, Lewis N, Richards M, Brindis CD, Kleinhenz ME. Improving transition from paediatric to adult cystic fibrosis care: programme implementation and evaluation. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Apr; 23 Suppl 1:i64-i72.

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