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Jennifer Y. So, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude)

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Internal Medicine Residency: Temple University Hospital

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship: Temple University Hospital

Sleep Medicine Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Research/Clinical Keywords

COPD, OSA, Overlap Syndrome, Sleep in End Stage Lung Disease

Highlighted Publications

So JY, Carpio AC, Zhao H, Jacobs M, Marchetti N, Criner GJ. Daily Peak Expiratory Flow Rate and Disease Instability in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Journal of the COPD Foundation. 2016 Jan; 3(1): 398-405 

So JY, Dhungana S, Beros J, Criner GJ. Statins in the Treatment of COPD and Asthma- Where Do We Stand? Current Opinions in Pharmacology. 2018 Jan 12(40):26-33 

So JY, Zhao H, Voelker H, Reed R, Sin D, Marchetti N, Criner GJ and COPD CRN investigators. Seasonal and Regional Variations in COPD Exacerbation Rates in Adults without Cardiovascular Risk Factors. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2018 Nov;15(11):1296-1303 

So JY, Mamary AJ, Shenoy K. Asthma: Diagnosis and Treatment. European Medical Journal2018 Dec;3(4):111-121 

Dotan Y, So JY, Kim V. Chronic bronchitis: Where are we now. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases. 2019; 6(2):178-192.  

So JY, Warburton KM, Rosen IL. A Guide to Management of Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence in ESKD. American Journal of Kidney Disease. 2020 May 75(5): 782-792.

Haji HA, Corwin DS, So JY, Reed RM. Lymphoproliferative Disorder in a Lung Transplant Recipient. BMJ Case Reports. 2020; 13:e234532

Shah CH, Reed RM, Villalonga-Olives E, Slejko FJ, Eakin MN, So JY, Zafari Z. Quantifying Heterogeneity of Physical and Mental Health Quality of Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients in the United States. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine. Published online June 16, 2020


Clinical Specialty Details

Dr. So specializes in caring for patients with COPD and sleep disorders. She also attends in the ICU, caring for critically ill patients.