Gerd B. McGwire, MD, PhD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Gerd B. McGwire, MD, PhD

Gerd B. McGwire, MD, PhD

Contact Information

Hospital Pediatrics
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4998
FX: (614) 722-5115

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Gerd McGwire, MD, PhD, is a member of the Section of Hospital Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is an attending physician on the General Pediatric Medicine Inpatient Service where she teaches residents and medical students during their inpatient month. Dr. McGwire is also an attending physician at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Urgent Care Centers. Her clinical interests include all aspects of general pediatric acute illnesses with particular emphasis on asthma as well as evidence-based medical education of residents and medical students. She is board certified in pediatrics.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Swedish

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
    Date Completed: 05/31/2001


  • University of Chicago
    Date Completed: 06/30/2004


  • Hospital Medicine


  • Hospital Pediatrics


  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/29/2006


  • Morse,Rustin,B; Hall,Matthew; Fieldston,Evan,S; McGwire,Gerd; Anspacher,Melanie; Sills,Marion,R; Williams,Kristi; Oyemwense,Naomi; Mann,Keith,J; Simon,Harold,K; Shah,Samir,S. 2011. Hospital-Level Compliance With Asthma Care Quality Measures at Children's Hospitals and Subsequent Asthma-Related Outcomes.  JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. Vol. 306, no. 13. (October): 1454-1460.
  • McGwire, G.B., Becker, R.P. and Skidgel, R.A. 1999. Carboxypeptidase M, a Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein, is localized on both the apical and basolateral domains of polarized Madin-Darby Canine Kidney cells.  J. Biol. Chem.. Vol. 274, no. 44. (January): 31632-31640.
  • McGwire, G.B., Tan, F., Michel, B., Rehli, M. and Skidgel, R.A. 1997. Identification of a Membrane-bound carboxypeptidase as the mammalian homolog of duck gp180, a hepatitis B virus-binding protein.  Life Sci.. Vol. 60, no. 10. (January): 715-724.
  • Skidgel, R.A., McGwire, G.B. and Li, X-Y. 1996. Membrane anchoring and release of Carboxypeptidase M: Implications for extracellular hydrolysis of peptide hormones.  Immunopharmacology..
  • McGwire, G.B. and Skidgel, R.A. 1995. Extracellular conversion of epidermal growth factor (EGF) to des-Arg53-EGF by Carboxypeptidase M.  J. Biol. Chem.. Vol. 270, no. 29. (January): 17154-17158.
  • Jackman, H.L., Morris, P.W., Rabito, S.F., Johansson, G.B., Skidgel, R.A. and Erdos, E.G. 1993. Inactivation of endothelin-1 by an enzyme of the vascular endothelial cells.  Hypertension.
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