Christina Barreda, MD

Position title: Assistant Professor

Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 262-7310


BA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 

Professional Activities

Dr. Christina Barreda is assistant professor (CHS) in the Division of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. She is a member of the Department of Pediatrics Advocacy Advisory Committee and Community Sub-Committee. In addition, Barreda participates in the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Pediatric Web Committee and is co-chair of the Medical Education Sub-Committee. 

Clinical Interests

Barreda is a pediatric pulmonologist with a special interest in caring for children with asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary lymphatic disorders. She is the associate director for the UW Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Program and is active member of the UW Cystic Fibrosis Quality Improvement Team. 

Research Interests

Barreda’s research seeks to understand how pediatric pulmonary patients obtain health information and with that information, to develop evidence-based learning resources to empower patients, caregivers, and health care workers to make well-informed medical decisions around the care of children with respiratory conditions. She participates in clinical research on cystic fibrosis and leads multiple pediatric pulmonology quality improvement projects.