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Arlene Butz, Sc.D., R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.



General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building
Room 2051
200 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287


M.S.N./PNP                   :
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Post-Doctorate Fellowship:     
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Special Interests:

Health disparities in pediatric asthma
In utero drug exposed infants


Dr. Butz is a Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Dr. Butz has served as the Principal Investigator on the several NINR/NIH funded projects including Home Nurse Intervention for In Utero Drug Exposed Infants, Home Nurse Intervention for IUDE Infants: 3 YR Follow-up, Nebulizer Intervention for Minority Children with Asthma and Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families. Dr. Butz is also co-investigator of the NIEHS Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment Project and serves as the Principal Investigator on the intervention component entitled Particulate Reduction Education in City Homes (PREACH) study.  She serves as a co-investigator on two NHLBI/NIH funded studies including A+ Asthma Head Start Intervention for Asthma Management and Motivational Interviewing Intervention for Minority Teens with Asthma.  Dr. Butz’s particular expertise is the testing effectiveness of home nurse interventions in urban populations to manage chronic diseases and track high-risk families.   She practices as a pediatric nurse practitioner (CPNP) at Kennedy Krieger Institute Center for Development and Learning and provides care primarily to children and adolescents with ADHD and learning disabilities.

Phone: 410-614-5963

Fax: 410-502-5440

Email: abutz@jhmi.edu