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Jason Scott Debley, MD, MPH

Jason Scott Debley, MD, MPH

Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

On staff since July 2000

Children's Title: Medical director, Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab; Director, Bronchoscopy Services

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies


HeatherGranite Falls, WA01.30.11
We have been working with Dr. Debly and his staff for 7 years now, and I could not be happier. He is a wonderful, caring person who is always putting the needs of your child first. He is very easy to get along with and listens well. I would recommend this wonderful doctor to anyone I met that needed a pulmonary doc for the child. Thank you Dr. Debly for all you have done for us! As my son would say Thanks Dr. D!! Love Always The Family of Kaden Grimsby-Collins
ShatoyaKent, WA02.02.11
My daughter ( now almost 5) has been seeing Dr. Debley close to all her life. As a parent, I look for someone that I can trust and feel confident in. Dr. Debley has gone above and beyond with the care that he has given. He takes his time to explain things, and he is very knowledgeable in his field. Dr. Debley takes the time to listen to you, and he doesnt make you feel rushed or "just another person". He is very "in touch" with his patients and I could not be happier. He even takes the time out of his day to at least say hello if we are at the hospital for other appointments. He is a wonderful doctor.
Recommend Dr. Jason Debley


Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Pulmonology
Medical/Professional School
Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago
University of Washington School of Public Health , Seattle, Public Health-Preventative Med
Pediatrics, Emanuel Hospital and Health Center, Portland
Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Pulmonary Disease, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Recurrent wheezing of early childhood, Non-invasive measures of airway inflammation, Asthma epidemiology


Research Focus Area

Therapeutic Trials

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Elected memberSociety for Pediatric Research 2010
Young Investigator of the Year award.University of Washington General Clinical Research Center 2007
Pediatric Research Loan Repayment AwardNIH 2004 - 2008
Fellow Teaching AwardUniversity of Washington Pediatric Housestaff 2003
Research Training GrantAmerican Lung Association of Washington 2001 - 2003
Sarah Baskin Award for Excellence in ResearchRehabilitation Institute of Chicago 1995


Exhaled nitric oxide predicts persistence of wheezing, exacerbations, and decline in lung function in wheezy infants and toddlers.
Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology , 2013 Dec: 43(12)1351-61
Urban particulate matter induces pro-remodeling factors by airway epithelial cells from healthy and asthmatic children.
Inhalation toxicology , 2013 Oct: 25(12)653-60
Respiratory syncytial virus induces functional thymic stromal lymphopoietin receptor in airway epithelial cells.
Journal of inflammation research , 2013: 653-61
Thymic stromal lymphopoietin is induced by respiratory syncytial virus-infected airway epithelial cells and promotes a type 2 response to infection.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology , 2012 Nov: 130(5)1187-1196.e5
Lung function and biomarkers of airway inflammation during and after hospitalization for acute exacerbations of childhood asthma associated with viral respiratory symptoms.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology , 2012 Aug: 109(2)114-20
Bronchodilator responsiveness in wheezy infants and toddlers is not associated with asthma risk factors.
Pediatric pulmonology , 2012 May: 47(5)421-8
Airway epithelial cells from asthmatic children differentially express proremodeling factors.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology , 2012 Apr: 129(4)990-7.e6
Effects of bronchoconstriction, minute ventilation, and deep inspiration on the composition of exhaled breath condensate.
Chest , 2011 Jan: 139(1)16-22
Effects of sample processing, time and storage condition on cysteinyl leukotrienes in exhaled breath condensate.
Journal of breath research , 2010 Dec: 4(4)046002
Exhaled nitric oxide, lung function, and exacerbations in wheezy infants and toddlers.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology , 2010 Jun: 125(6)1228-1234.e13
The effects of flexible bronchoscopy on mechanical ventilation in a pediatric lung model.
Chest , 2009 Jan: 135(1)33-40
Methods to improve measurement of cysteinyl leukotrienes in exhaled breath condensate from subjects with asthma and healthy controls.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology , 2007 Nov: 120(5)1216-7
Role of MUC5AC in the pathogenesis of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology , 2007 May: 119(5)1092-8
Chronic productive cough in school children: prevalence and associations with asthma and environmental tobacco smoke exposure.
Cough (London, England) , 2006 Dec 27: 211
Prevalence and impact of gastroesophageal reflux in adolescents with asthma: a population-based study.
Pediatric pulmonology , 2006 May: 41(5)475-81
The prevalence of ibuprofen-sensitive asthma in children: a randomized controlled bronchoprovocation challenge study.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2005 Aug: 147(2)233-8
Changes in asthma prevalence and impact on health and function in Seattle middle-school children: 1995 vs 2003.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology , 2005 Jun: 94(6)634-9
Childhood asthma hospitalization risk after cesarean delivery in former term and premature infants.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology , 2005 Feb: 94(2)228-33
The Respiratory System
Nelson Essential Pediatrics, 5th Edition , 2005: 133-138
Impact of adolescence and gender on asthma hospitalization: a population-based birth cohort study.
Pediatric pulmonology , 2004 Dec: 38(6)443-50
Potential for misdiagnosis due to lack of metabolic derangement in combined methylmalonic aciduria/hyperhomocysteinemia (cblC) in the neonate.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association , 2003 Jul-Aug: 23(5)384-6


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
"Role of the Airway Epithelium in Asthma: from Inflammation to Innate Immunity to Remodeling Insights from work with Primary Human Cells"Asthma Research ConferenceCincinnati Childrens HospitalFeb. 2013
The Airway Epithelium in Childhood Asthma: From Vitamin D to Airway Remodeling4th Annual Northwest Epithelial Biology of Airways Disease MeetingUniversity of British Columbia, CanadaDec. 2012
Co-Chair, Pediatric Chest RoundsAmerican Thoracic Society International ConferenceDenver, CO 2011
Pediatric Pulmonary Function Measurement and TechniquesAmerican Thoracic Society International ConferenceDenver, CO 2011
Pro-remodeling and Immunoregulatory-associated Cytokine Production by the Airway Epithelium of Asthmatic ChildrenNorthwest Epithelial Biology of Airways Disease MeetingNov. 2009
The Role of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Children: FeNO as a Clinical and Research ToolUniversity of Washington Allergy DivisionNov. 2008
Analysis of Exhaled Breath to Assist in the Diagnosis and Management of AsthmaNorth Pacific Pediatric Society Meeting March 2007
Asthma Update: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and ManagementPediatric Grand RoundsEmanuel Childrens HospitalDec. 16, 2003

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Airway Epithelial Cell Cytokine Profiles of Children with and without AsthmaNIH/NIAID, NIH/NHLBI, Benaroya Research Institute, Amgen, Firlands Foundation
Noninvasive Measures of Airway Inflammation and Airflow Obstruction in Wheezy Infants and Toddlers

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OC.7.720 - Pulmonary
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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