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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Goss is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, and adult pulmonary and critical care. Her clinical interests include treatment of adolescents and adults with pulmonary hypertension, with an interest in transition of the adolescent patient to adult care clinics.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Fellowship Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Residency Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2007

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Dr. Goss' research focus includes the long-term cardiopulmonary outcomes of prematurity, chronic lung disease caused by premature birth, and pediatric pulmonary hypertension.

PubMed Articles
Goss KN Kumari S Tetri LH Barton G Braun RK Hacker TA Eldridge MW . Postnatal Hyperoxia Exposure Durably Impairs Right Ventricular Function and Mitochondrial Biogenesis. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2017 May;56(5):609-619
[PubMed ID: 28129517]
Goss KN Everett AD Mourani PM Baker CD Abman SH . Addressing the challenges of phenotyping pediatric pulmonary vascular disease. Pulm Circ. 2017 Mar;7(1):7-19
[PubMed ID: 28680562]
Goss KN Tepper RS Lahm T Ahlfeld SK . Increased Cardiac Output and Preserved Gas Exchange Despite Decreased Alveolar Surface Area in Rats Exposed to Neonatal Hyperoxia and Adult Hypoxia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Dec;53(6):902-6
[PubMed ID: 26623969]
Frump AL Goss KN Vayl A Albrecht M Fisher A Tursunova R Fierst J Whitson J Cucci AR Brown MB Lahm T . Estradiol improves right ventricular function in rats with severe angioproliferative pulmonary hypertension: effects of endogenous and exogenous sex hormones. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015 May 1;308(9):L873-90
[PubMed ID: 25713318]
Goss KN Cucci AR Fisher AJ Albrecht M Frump A Tursunova R Gao Y Brown MB Petrache I Tepper RS Ahlfeld SK Lahm T . Neonatal hyperoxic lung injury favorably alters adult right ventricular remodeling response to chronic hypoxia exposure. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015 Apr 15;308(8):L797-806
[PubMed ID: 25659904]
Carlos WG Goss K Morad M . YouTube-based critical care educational videos go viral. Med Educ. 2014 May;48(5):526
[PubMed ID: 24712944]