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PLEURA Journal Editors

Editorial Board Members:

Maher Tabba, MD, MS, FACP, FCCP
Editor-in-Chief
Associate Professor
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Tufts Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Richard Light, MD, FCCP
Associate Editor
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Y C Gary Lee, MBChB, PhD, FCCP, FRCP, FRACP
Associate Editor
Professor of Respiratory Medicine
University of Western Australia
Head, Pleural Disease Unit, Lung Institute of Western Australia
Department of Medicine
Perth, Australia

Erik Folch, MD, FCCP
Associate Editor
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

José M. Porcel, MD, FCCP, FACP, FAPSR
Associate Editor
Professor of Medicine University of Lleida
Chief, Department of Internal Medicine, Arnau de Vilanova University Hospital, Head, Pleural Diseases Unit, Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida
Deputy Editor, Respirology Lleida, Spain

Pulmonology:
Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, MD, FCCP
Assistant professor of oncology
Interventional Pulmonology
Roswell Park cancer Institution
Buffalo, New York, USA

Kayvan Amjadi MD, FRCPC
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Roberto F. Casal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Bronchoscopy Lab
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Colleen Channick, MD,FCCP
Assistant Professor
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Amit Chopra, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York, USA

Javier Diaz, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Henry Ford Hospital
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Maldonado, Fabien, M.D, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Co-Program Director, Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Irene Galperin MD, FCCP
Director, Comprehensive Pleural Diseases Center
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital/NSLIJ, NY
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Albert Einstein School of Medicine
Bronx, New York, USA

Jed Gorden MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Swedish Cancer Institute/University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA
Kyle Hogarth, MD
Associate Professor
Director of Bronchoscopy
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA

J. Terrill Huggins, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical University of South Carolina
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
Charleston, SC, USA

Shaheen Islam, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Carlos Jimenez, MD, MS, FCCP
Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Carla Lamb, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Lahey clinic
Tufts University
Burlington, Massachusetts, USA

Samir Makani, MD, FCCP
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego and San Diego VA Healthcare System
San Diego, California, USA

Douglas Martin, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Praveen Mathur M.B;B.S., FCCP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Atul Mehta, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Ali I. Musani MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Chief, Department of Pulmonary and Critical care Medicine Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Paulo J. Oliveira, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Interventional Pulmonology; Diplomat of the AABIP Medical Director, Respiratory Care Department
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Jonathan Puchalski, MD , FCCP
Assistant Professor
Director, Thoracic Interventional Program
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Samaan Rafeq, M.D, FCCP
Director, Interventional Pulmonary
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts Medical School
Brighton, Massachusetts, USA

Mark Rumbak, MD
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida, USA

Frank Schembri ,MD , FCCP
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Boston Medical Center
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Samira Shojaee, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Mike Simoff, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor
Director, Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Henry Ford Hospital
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Daniel H. Sterman, M.D, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Chief, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology Co-Director Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Program
Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Arthur Sung, M.D., FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Stanford Hospital and Clinics Clinical
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, USA

Ramez Sunna, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Medical Director, Department of Respiratory Therapy
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Columbia, Missouri, USA

Tisha Wang, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Chief, Inpatient Services and Training UCLA Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Services Medical Director, Liver Transplant Intensive Care Unit UCLA Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation

Pathologists:
Valeria Arrossi, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Paul VanderLaan, MD
Thoracic Pathology and Cytopathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Department of Pathology
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Thoracic Surgeons:
Joseph Friedberg, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Sidhu Gangadharan, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology Beth Israel Deaconess Medical center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Tsukada, Hisashi MD Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Brigham and Women Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Yaron Perry, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Case Western University
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Daniel Wiener, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Tufts Medical Center
Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Andrea Wolf, MD
Assistant Professor
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, New York, USA
International:
Asia:
Ashutosh N. Aggarwal
Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Chandigarh, India
Ritesh Agarwal, MD, DM, FACP, FAPSR, FCCP, FRCPG, FRCPE
Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Chandigarh , India

Prashant Chhajed, MD
Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Institute of Pulmonology Medical Research and Development
Mumbai, India

Sahajal Dhooria, MD, DM
Assistant Professor
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Chandigarh, India

Oner Dikensoy, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Pulmonary Diseases
Gaziantep University
School of Medicine
Gaziantep, Turkey
Bing Lam, MB, FRCP (Edin, Glasg), FCCP
Director, Respiratory Medicine Centre
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital
Hong Kong, China
Pyng Lee, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
National University Hospital
Singapore
Europe:
Philippe Astoul, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Head, Thoracic Oncology - Pleural Diseases - Interventional Pulmonology Hôpital Nord - Chemin des Bourrely
Marseille, France
Demosthenes Bouros, MD,PhD, FERS, FCCP
Professor of Pulmonology
Democritus University of Thrace Medical School
Head, Department of Pulmonology
University of Alexandroupolis
University Hospital of Alexandroupolis
Alexandroupolis, Greece

David Breen, MD
Department of Respiratory Medicine
Galway University Hospitals
Galway, Ireland

Angelo Gianni Casalini, MD
Respiratory Diseases and Thoracic Endoscopy Unit
University of Parma Hospital
Parma, Italy
Helen Davies , MD, FRCP
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
University Hospital of Wales
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Javier Flandes , MD, PhD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine and Nursing
Director Bronchoscopy and Interventional Unit Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Hospital
Universidad Autonoma Madrid
President Spanish Association Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology – AEER Governor American College of Chest Physicians – CHEST
Regent World Association Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology - WABIP
Madrid, Spain

Javier Flandes , MD, PhD, FCCP
Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Chief Department of Respiratory Medicine
Medical School of Alexandroupolis
Democritus University of Thrace
Alexandroupolis, Greece

Julius Janssen, MD
Pleural Disease Institution
Department of Pulomonolgy
Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital
Nijmegen, Netherlands

José M. Porcel, MD, FCCP, FACP, FAPSR
Professor of Medicine University of Lleida
Chief, Department of Internal Medicine, Arnau de Vilanova University Hospital, Head, Pleural Diseases Unit, Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida
Deputy Editor, Respirology
Lleida, Spain

Najib Rahman D Phil MSc MRCP
Consultant and Senior Lecturer
Lead for Pleural Diseases
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine
Clinical Director, Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Francisco Rodriguez-Panadero, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of the Respiratory Diseases Laboratory
Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla
Sevilla, Spain

Gernot GU Rohde, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
European Respiratory Society Chair of Education Council
Chairman Executive Board CAPNETZ foundation
Department of Respiratory Medicine
Maastricht University Medical Center
Maastricht , Netherland

Gian Franco Tassi, MD
Pulmonology Unit Director
Spedali Civili di Brescia
Brescia, Italy

Tudor Toma, MD , FRCP
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Lewisham University Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Jean-Marie Tschopp, MD,PD, FCCP
Professor Emeritus
Faculty of Medicine Geneva Switzerland
Montana, Switzerland

South America:
Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy, MD, FCCP
Chief of the Interventional Pulmonology Department
Clínica Alemana
Santiago, Chile

Middle East:
Yaser Abu El Sameed, MBBS, FCCP
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Respiratory and Critical Care Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Yasser Aljehani, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Dammam
Department of Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit
Khobar , Saudi Arabia

Africa:
Coenraad FN Koegelenberg MBChB FCP MRCP
Andreas H Diacon MD PhD
University of Stellenbosch
Cape Town, South Africa

Kamaldeen Baba MBBS DTM&H FCPath MMed
Walter Sisulu University
Mthatha, South Africa