The Daniel and Joan Beren Pennsylvania Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis State Registry
 

The Daniel and Joan Beren Pennsylvania Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis State Registry
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A project of the University of Pittsburgh, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State Miton S. Hershey Medical Center, Temple University, Geisinger Medical System
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Dr. Naftali Kaminski: Associate Professor of Medicine, Dorothy P. and Richard P. Simmons Chair of Interstitial Lung Disease, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kaminskiís research has focused on the application of tools of functional genomics (including microarray analysis) to investigate the gene profiles of a variety of lung diseases including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He is the director of the Dorothy P. and Richard P. Center for Interstitial Lung Disease. Dr Kaminski is the PI on a large grant aimed at identifying new targets for therapeutic intervention in IPF.

Dr. Gerard Criner: Professor of Medicine, Temple University, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Criner is director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit and Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit. His clinical interests are in advanced lung disease (COPD, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, respiratory failure) and critical care medicine.

Dr. Rebecca Bascom: Professor of Medicine, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Bascom specializes in pulmonary disease, internal medicine, preventive medicine, and critical care medicine. Her clinical interests are in pulmonary critical care, asthma/laryngeal dysfunction, lung cancer, occupational medicine, and environmental medicine.

Dr. Gregory Tino: Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Director, Pulmonary Outpatient Practice, and Pulmonary Fellow Outpatient Practice. Dr. Tino serves as Vice Chairman for the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, and Vice President of the Pennsylvania Thoracic Society. He is a Past President of the Laennec Society of Philadelphia. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians as well as a member of the American Thoracic Society, and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Simonelli: Physician specializing in Pulmonary disease, board certified since 1992. Dr. Simonelli attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, did his residency at Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York 1990 and his fellowship at Columbia University in the City of New York.

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