|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.