UPMC Physicians, Researchers, and Fellows Present at the 2019 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference

May 16, 2019

UPMC physicians, researchers, and fellows will join colleagues from around the world at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) international conference from May 17-22 in Dallas, TX. The multidisciplinary conference offers clinicians and researchers the opportunity to present their latest research, learn the latest advancements in care, and collaborate with colleagues from around the world. 

Mark T. Gladwin, MD

SESSION C6 - The Forgotten Cell: Red Blood Cells as Modulators of Immunity
Room C147/C148/C154 (Level 1), KBHCCD
Hemolysis as a Mechanism for Human Disease: From Sickle Cell Disease to Precision Transfusion Medicine
Tuesday, May 21
9:40 - 10:00 AM

Janet Lee, MD, ATSF

SESSION C6 - The Forgotten Cell: Red Blood Cells as Modulators of Immunity
Room C147/C148/C154 (Level 1), KBHCCD
Hemolysis as a Mechanism for Human Disease: From Sickle Cell Disease to Precision Transfusion Medicine
Tuesday, May 21 
9:15 - 9:40 AM

Kathleen O. Lindell, PhD, RN, ATSF

SESSION PG6 - Interstitial Lung Disease: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Management
Room C140/C142 (Level 1), KBHCCD
Reducing Symptoms and Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Fibrotic Lung Disease
Friday, May 17 
3:00 - 3:20 PM

Alison M. Morris, MD, MS

SESSION D90 - Improving (Lung) Health in People Living With HIV
Ballroom A Three (Level 2), KBHCCD
Translational Insights from the HIV Lung: Why it Matters in Non-HIV Lung Disease
Wednesday May 22
3:10 - 3:30 PM

Sanjay R. Patel, MD

SESSION C10 - Lifespan Weight Management of Sleep Disorders: Real, Feasible Oror Just Theory?
Room D221/D225/D226 (Level 2), KBHCCD
Efficacy and Safety of Bariatric Interventions in Adults with OSA and Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Tuesday, May 21
10:27 - 10:51 AM

SESSION C92 - ATS Clinical Practice Guidelines: Clinical Practice on The Cutting Edge
Room C147/C148/C154 (Level 1), KBHCCD
Management of Obesity for OSA
Tuesday, May 21
 2:50 - 3:10 PM

Michael G. Risbano, MD, MA

SESSION MP610 - iCPET: From Starting a Program to Interpreting Studies
Arts District 7 (Level 2), Omni Dallas Downtown
Tuesday, May 21
12:15 - 1:15 PM

Jason J. Rose, MD, MBA

SESSION SS310 - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Underlying Mechanisms, Current Management and Future Directions
Arts District 7 (Level 2), Omni Dallas Downtown
Wednesday May 22
 6:45 - 7:45 AM

Sally E. Wenzel, MD, ATSF

SESSION C3 - Evidence in Asthma COPD Overlap: Clinical And Molecular Studies to Advance Treatment
The Severe Asthma Molecular Phenotype as a Mimic of COPD
Ballroom C Three-Four (Level 2), KBHCCD
Tuesday, May 21 
10:20 - 10:40 AM

View a list of posters/presentations by UPMC Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine Fellows. 

Award Recognition

Prabir Ray, PhD
2019 ATS Scientific Recognition Award
SESSION G3- Recognition Awards for Scientific Accomplishments
Infection and Immunity in the Lung
Ballroom A Three (Level 2), KBHCCD
Monday, May 20
2:15 - 4:15 PM

Dinner and Reception

Additionally, the UPMC Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, will be hosting its annual reception at ATS during the evening of Sunday, May 19, at the Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse. For more information about the event, and to RSVP, please click here