Meet the Team

The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Asthma Center is staffed by specialists who are trained in allergy, asthma, environmental health and pulmonology. The center is unique in that we have physicians from Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia Pediatric Pulmonology Associates PC and Morehouse School of Medicine.

Pulmonologists 

Ann-Marie Brooks, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonologist
Medical Director, Children's Asthma Center

Jonathan Popler, M.D. 
Pediatric Pulmonologist

LaTresa Lang, M.D.  
Pediatric Pulmonologist

Matthew Hazen, M.D.  
Pediatric Pulmonologist

Asthma/Allergy Specialists

Karen Freedle, M.D.
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Specialist

Kelvin Holloway, M.D., M.B.A.   
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Specialist

Lisa Kobrynski M.D., M.P.H.   
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Specialist

Environmental Pediatrician and Toxicologist

Robert Geller, M.D.

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Jodie Rodriguez, R.N., C.P.N.P.

Demetrius Holiday, R.N., C.P.N.P.

Additional Staff

  • Respiratory Therapist 
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N., R.N.) 
  • Social Worker 
    Helps families by assessing their needs and providing them with resources and support to deal with their child's illness.
  • Program and Outreach Coordinator 
    Provides administrative and clinical support to the asthma team, especially for the high risk asthma program. Conducts outreach eduation to schools, child care centers, after school programs and other organizations. Participates in community groups to help improve outcomes of children in Georgia with asthma.  

Some physicians and affiliated healthcare professionals on the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta team are independent providers and are not hospital employees.