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Christine J. O'Dea, MD,MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical

Robert and Myfanwy Smith Chair of Family Medicine, Associate Chair and Co-Director, Medical Spanish/Latino Health Elective

Family & Community Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Residency: University of Cincinnati
  • Medical Degree: Mayo Medical School
  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Dayton (Biology)

Family Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Global health

Clinical Interests

Family Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Marpole, Rachael; Ohn, Mon; O'Dea, Christopher A; von Ungern-Sternberg, Britta S 2022. Clinical utility of preoperative pulmonary function testing in pediatrics. Paediatric anaesthesia, 32 2, 191-201

Cohen, Mitchell B; Gold, Benjamin D; Xanthakos, Stavra A; CaJacob, Nicholas; Weissman, Taryn; Bartolini, Wilmin; Boinpally, Ramesh; Mallick, Madhuja; Reasner, David S; O'Dea, Christopher R; Kwak, Hanna; Ge, Pei 2021. Intestinal Guanylate Cyclase-C mRNA Expression in Duodenum and Colon of Children. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, 73 6, 703-709

Collins, Rachel; Singh, Bhajan; Payne, Donald N; Bharat, Chrianna; Noffsinger, William; Dhaliwal, Satvinder S; O'Dea, Christopher; Mulrennan, Siobhain 2021. Effect of transfer from a pediatric to adult cystic fibrosis center on clinical status and hospital attendance. Pediatric pulmonology, 56 7, 2029-2035

Krane, Gregory A; O'Dea, Carly A; Malarkey, David E; Miller, Andrew D; Miller, C Ryan; Tokarz, Debra A; Jensen, Heather L; Janardhan, Kyathanahalli S; Shockley, Keith R; Flagler, Norris; Rainess, Brittani A; Mariani, Christopher L 2021. Immunohistochemical evaluation of immune cell infiltration in canine gliomas. Veterinary pathology, 58 5, 952-963

O'Dea, Christian; Huerlimann, Roger; Masters, Nicole; Kuballa, Anna; Veal, Cameron; Fisher, Paul; Stratton, Helen; Katouli, Mohammad 2021. Microbial Diversity Profiling of Gut Microbiota of Macropus giganteus Using Three Hypervariable Regions of the Bacterial 16S rRNA. Microorganisms, 9 8,

O'Dea, Christopher A; Logie, Karla; Wilson, Andrew C; Pillow, J Jane; Murray, Conor; Banton, Georgia; Simpson, Shannon J; Hall, Graham L; Maiorana, Andrew 2021. Lung abnormalities do not influence aerobic capacity in school children born preterm. European journal of applied physiology, 121 2, 489-498

Schiffer, Ashley A; O'Dea, Conor J; Saucier, Donald A 2021. Moral decision-making and support for safety procedures amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Personality and individual differences, 175 , 110714

Brenner, Darren M; Argoff, Charles E; Fox, Susan M; Bochenek, Wieslaw; D'Astoli, Patricia; Blakesley, Rick E; Reasner, David S; O'Dea, Christopher R; Cash, Brooks D 2020. Efficacy and safety of linaclotide for opioid-induced constipation in patients with chronic noncancer pain syndromes from a phase 2 randomized study. Pain, 161 5, 1027-1036

Preda, Tamara; McGrath, Rachel; Bingham, Janne; Fawcett, Alexandra; O'Dea, Chloe; Bochner, Melissa; Gill, Peter Grantley; Kollias, James 2020. How much does axillary ultrasound contribute in women undergoing breast-conserving surgery with no palpable axillary nodes? ANZ journal of surgery, 90 6, 1146-1150

Veca, Rebecca; O'Dea, Christian; Burke, Jarred; Hatje, Eva; Kuballa, Anna; Katouli, Mohammad 2020. A Comparative Study of the Adherent-Invasive Escherichia coli Population and Gut Microbiota of Healthy Vegans versus Omnivores. Microorganisms, 8 8,

Ahmed, Warish; O'Dea, Christian; Masters, Nicole; Kuballa, Anna; Marinoni, Oswald; Katouli, Mohammad 2019. Marker genes of fecal indicator bacteria and potential pathogens in animal feces in subtropical catchments. The Science of the total environment, 656 , 1427-1435

Jelocnik, Martina; Taylor-Brown, Alyce; O'Dea, Christian; Anstey, Susan; Bommana, Sankhya; Masters, Nicole; Katouli, Mohamad; Jenkins, Cheryl; Polkinghorne, Adam 2019. Detection of a range of genetically diverse chlamydiae in Australian domesticated and wild ungulates. Transboundary and emerging diseases, 66 3, 1132-1137

Lawrence, Kendall M; Berger, Kelsey; Herkert, Lisa; Franciscovich, Christine; O'Dea, Carol Lynn H; Waqar, Lindsay N; Partridge, Emily; Hanna, Brian D; Peranteau, William H; Avitabile, Catherine M; Hopper, Rachel K; Rintoul, Natalie E; Hedrick, Holly L 2019. Use of prostaglandin E1 to treat pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of pediatric surgery, 54 1, 55-59

O'Dea, Christian; Zhang, Qian; Staley, Christopher; Masters, Nicole; Kuballa, Anna; Fisher, Paul; Veal, Cameron; Stratton, Helen; Sadowsky, Michael J; Ahmed, Warish; Katouli, Mohammad 2019. Compositional and temporal stability of fecal taxon libraries for use with SourceTracker in sub-tropical catchments. Water research, 165 , 114967

O'Dea, Connor; Ugarte Trejo, Omar; Arras, Janet; Ehnbom, Andreas; Bhuvanesh, Nattamai; Stollenz, Michael 2019. Ethylene-Bridged Hexadentate Bis(amidines) and Bis(amidinates) with Variable Binding Sites. The Journal of organic chemistry, 84 21, 14217-14226

O'Dea, Conor J; Martens, Amanda L; Saucier, Donald A 2019. Hitting below the belt: Masculine honor beliefs and perceptions of unfair fighting behavior. Aggressive behavior, 45 3, 229-244

O'Dea, Christopher A; Logie, Karla; Maiorana, Andrew; Wilson, Andrew C; Pillow, J Jane; Banton, Georgia L; Simpson, Shannon J; Hall, Graham L 2018. Increased prevalence of expiratory flow limitation during exercise in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. ERJ open research, 4 4,

Owrangi, B; Masters, N; Kuballa, A; O'Dea, C; Vollmerhausen, T L; Katouli, M 2018. Invasion and translocation of uropathogenic Escherichia coli isolated from urosepsis and patients with community-acquired urinary tract infection. European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology, 37 5, 833-839

Schoenfeld, Philip; Lacy, Brian E; Chey, William D; Lembo, Anthony J; Kurtz, Caroline B; Reasner, David S; Bochenek, Wieslaw; Tripp, Kenneth; Currie, Mark G; Fox, Susan M; Blakesley, Rick E; O?Dea, Christopher R; Omniewski, Nicholas D; Hall, Michael L 2018. Low-Dose Linaclotide (72??g) for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation: A 12-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. The American journal of gastroenterology, 113 1, 105-114

Bozio, Antoine; Laroque, Guy; O'Dea, Cormac 2017. Discount rate heterogeneity among older households: a puzzle? Journal of population economics, 30 2, 647-680

Owrangi, B; Masters, N; Vollmerhausen, T L; O'dea, C; Kuballa, A; Katouli, M 2017. Comparison between virulence characteristics of dominant and non-dominant Escherichia coli strains of the gut and their interaction with Caco-2 cells. Microbial pathogenesis, ,

Simpson, Shannon J; Logie, Karla M; O'Dea, Christopher A; Banton, Georgia L; Murray, Conor; Wilson, Andrew C; Pillow, J Jane; Hall, Graham L 2017. Altered lung structure and function in mid-childhood survivors of very preterm birth. Thorax, ,

Swanney, Maureen P; O'Dea, Christopher A; Ingram, Emily R; Rodwell, Leanne T; Borg, Brigitte M 2017. Spirometry training courses: Content, delivery and assessment - a position statement from the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science. Respirology (Carlton, Vic.), 22 7, 1430-1435

Dickson, Joanne M; Moberly, Nicholas J; O'Dea, Christian; Field, Matt 2016. Goal Fluency, Pessimism and Disengagement in Depression. PloS one, 11 11, e0166259

Tremblay, Grant R; Oonk, J B Raymond; Combes, Françoise; Salomé, Philippe; O'Dea, Christopher P; Baum, Stefi A; Voit, G Mark; Donahue, Megan; McNamara, Brian R; Davis, Timothy A; McDonald, Michael A; Edge, Alastair C; Clarke, Tracy E; Galván-Madrid, Roberto; Bremer, Malcolm N; Edwards, Louise O V; Fabian, Andrew C; Hamer, Stephen; Li, Yuan; Maury, Anaëlle; Russell, Helen R; Quillen, Alice C; Urry, C Megan; Sanders, Jeremy S; Wise, Michael W 2016. Cold, clumpy accretion onto an active supermassive black hole. Nature, 534 7606, 218-21

Moushey, Erin; Shomo, Anisa; Elder, Nancy; O'Dea, Christy; Rahner, David 2014. Community partnered projects: residents engaging with community health centers to improve care. Family medicine, 46 9, 718-23

Hall, Graham L; Thompson, Bruce R; Stanojevic, Sanja; Abramson, Michael J; Beasley, Richard; Coates, Andrew; Dent, Annette; Eckert, Brenton; James, Alan; Filsell, Sue; Musk, A W Bill; Nolan, Gary; Dixon, Barbara; O'Dea, Chris; Savage, Jenni; Stocks, Janet; Swanney, Maureen P 2012. The Global Lung Initiative 2012 reference values reflect contemporary Australasian spirometry. Respirology (Carlton, Vic.), 17 7, 1150-1

Banks, James; O'Dea, Cormac; Oldfield, Zoë 2011. Cognitive function, numeracy and retirement saving trajectories. Economic journal (London, England), 120 548, F381-F410

Thompson, Bruce R; Stanojevic, Sanja; Abramson, Michael J; Beasley, Richard; Coates, Andrew; Dent, Annette; Eckert, Brenton; James, Alan; Filsell, Sue; Musk, A W Bill; Nolan, Gary; Dixon, Barbara; O'Dea, Chris; Savage, Jenni; Stocks, Janet; Swanney, Maureen P; Hall, Graham L 2011. The all-age spirometry reference ranges reflect contemporary Australasian spirometry. Respirology (Carlton, Vic.), 16 6, 912-7

Johnston, Jeffrey M; Kurtz, Caroline B; Macdougall, James E; Lavins, Bernard J; Currie, Mark G; Fitch, Donald A; O'Dea, Chris; Baird, Mollie; Lembo, Anthony J 2010. Linaclotide improves abdominal pain and bowel habits in a phase IIb study of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. Gastroenterology, 139 6, 1877-1886.e2

O'Dea, C J; Brookes, J H; Wattchow, D A 2010. The efficacy of treatment of patients with severe constipation or recurrent pseudo-obstruction with pyridostigmine. Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, 12 6, 540-8

Collinson, A R; Lambert, J M; Liu, Y; O'Dea, C; Shah, S A; Rasmussen, R A; Goldmacher, V S 1994. Anti-CD6-blocked ricin: an anti-pan T-cell immunotoxin. International journal of immunopharmacology, 16 1, 37-49

Vohr, B R; Coll, C G; Lobato, D; Yunis, K A; O'Dea, C; Oh, W 1991. Neurodevelopmental and medical status of low-birthweight survivors of bronchopulmonary dysplasia at 10 to 12 years of age. Developmental medicine and child neurology, 33 8, 690-7

Vohr, B R; Karp, D; O'Dea, C; Darrow, D; Coll, C G; Lester, B M; Brown, L; Oh, W; Cashore, W 1990. Behavioral changes correlated with brain-stem auditory evoked responses in term infants with moderate hyperbilirubinemia. The Journal of pediatrics, 117 2 Pt 1, 288-91

Vohr, B R; Lester, B; Rapisardi, G; O'Dea, C; Brown, L; Peucker, M; Cashore, W; Oh, W 1989. Abnormal brain-stem function (brain-stem auditory evoked response) correlates with acoustic cry features in term infants with hyperbilirubinemia. The Journal of pediatrics, 115 2, 303-8