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Jan262011

Editors

Dr. Baratz received his MD degree from the University of Arizona in 1985 and completed a pulmonary fellowship at UCLA/Cedars Sinai Medical School. He is the section chief, division of pulmonary medicine at Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and vice president of Pulmonary Associates in Phoenix. He is director of the sleep disorders center at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and currently spends much of his professional activity practicing sleep and pulmonary medicine. He is associate director of the pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the Good Samaritan/VA combined program. He is board certified in pulmonary medicine.    

 

 

Dr.  Boivin is a graduate of the McGill University and completed his internal medicine residency at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal and a critical care fellowship at the University of New Mexico. He is board certified in internal medicine, critical care and passed the national board of echocardiography examination. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Program Director of Critical Care at the University of New Mexico. He has a special interest in the clinical application and education in bedside ultrasound in critical care.  Dr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin and a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the University of Iowa. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care and is a Professor of Medicine, and Vice-Chair of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He is the Chief of Medicine, UCSF. His special interests include clinical pulmonary and critical care medicine and teaching.

 

Dr. Budhiraja received his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India and completed a pulmonary fellowship at the Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston, MA followed by a sleep fellowship at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson and the Medical Director of the sleep laboratory at the Southern Arizona VA Hospital. His research interests include sleep in medical disorders, cardiovascular outcomes of sleep-disordered breathing and adherence to CPAP therapy. He is board certified in pulmonary, critical care and sleep.

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Dr. Gali is a graduate of the University of Michigan and completed an anesthesia residency and critical care fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. She is board certified in both anesthesia and critical care and an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Her special interests include liver transplantation and post-operative complications.

 

Dr. Gotway received his MD degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 1993 and completed a radiology residency and chest fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco in 1999. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and  the former Acting Chief of Radiology and Director of Thoracic Imaging at the San Francisco General Hospital as well as the former Director of the Radiology Residency Training Program at the University of California, San Francisco. He is currently a Radiologist at the Mayo Clinic Arizona. He is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology.

 

Dr. Knox received his MD degree from The Ohio State University and his pulmonary training at the University of Indiana. He held previous academic appointments at the University of Indiana and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System before joining the University of Arizona as chief of the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He also holds The Murray and Clara Walker Memorial Endowed Research Chair in Emphysema and is a member of the Arizona Respiratory Center. Dr. Knox is known nationally for his clinical expertise in sarcoidosis, fungal diagnostics, immunologic lung disease, and bronchoalveolar lavage.

 

Tim Kuberski MD is associate editor for infectious disease.  He has a well rounded career in the field of Infectious Diseases. He has done bench research for the National Institutes of Health, field studies as an epidemiologist on tropical disease for the South Pacific Commission and a clinician doing private practice in Arizona. In 2007 he was selected as Clinician of the Year by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is currently Chief of Infectious Diseases at Maricopa County Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Kuberski is a board certified in Infectious Diseases.

 

 

Dr. Mathew received his MD degree from the University of West Indies in Trinidad and completed a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the Banner Good Samaritan/VA combined program in Phoenix in 2008. He currently is a assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He currently spends much of his professional activity practicing pulmonary and critical care medicine and teaching students, resident and pulmonary/critical care fellows. He is board certified in pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine and internal medicine.

 

Dr Natt received his medical training at the University of Kerala, India. After internship at Unity Health in Rochester (NY), he moved to University of Arizona for completion of his residency. He stayed on to complete his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. His clinical and research interests include airway management, interstitial lung disease and extracorporeal membrane xxygenation. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine.

 

Stuart Quan, MD is the Gerald E. McGinnis Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Clinical Chief and Medical Director of the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Quan graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and completed an internship and internal medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin and a pulmonary fellowship at the University of Arizona. Prior to moving to Boston, Dr. Quan was the long-time Chief of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Quan was the founding editor of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine and has published extensively especially in the area of sleep (including the SWJPCC). He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Welcome Dr. Quan!

 

Dr. Parthasarathy received his MD degree from the University of Madras, Chennai India and a fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center. He has held academic positions at Loyola University and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System before joining the University of Arizona as Associate Professor of Medicine. He serves a 4-year term on the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board to the NIH, and serves as Chair of the Research Committee for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. His clinical interests include sleep-related breathing disorders and acute respiratory failure, and weaning from mechanical ventilation. His research interests include sleep intervention during acute lung injury (funded by NIH/NHLBI), the effect of positive airway pressure therapy for sleep-disordered breathing on mortality and cardiovascular hospitalizations, adherence to CPAP therapy in patients with sleep-disordered breathing and sleep deprivation in murine models. He is board certified in sleep, pulmonary and critical care.

 

Dr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin and a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the University of Iowa. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care and is a Professor of Medicine, and Vice-Chair of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He is the Chief of Medicine, UCSF. His special interests include clinical pulmonary and critical care medicine and teaching.

 

Dr. Raschke received his MD degree from the Rush Medical College in 1986 and completed a critical care fellowship at the University of Arizona in 1998. He is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  He is the director of critical care medicine at the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and associate director of the pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the Good Samaritan/VA combined program. He has published over 20 peer reviewed manuscripts. He is board certified in critical care medicine and internal medicine.

 

Dr. Robbins received his MD degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1976 and completed a pulmonary fellowship at the NIH in 1981. He has held faculty appointments at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Louisiana State University, the University of Arizona where and was Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Phoenix VA and director of the pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the Good Samaritan/VA combined program until 2011.  He has published over 180 peer reviewed manuscripts. He is board certified in pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.

 

Dr. Roehrs received his MD degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1971 and completed a pulmonary fellowship at the University of Texas San Antonio in 1978. He is currently the director of sleep medicine research at the Phoenix VA and spends much of his professional time practicing sleep medicine and teaching pulmonary fellows. He is board certified in sleep medicine, pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.

 

Dr. Shetty received his medical degree from the M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore University, India in 2001. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine was at Franklin Square Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Shetty was an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences, Monroe, LA before coming to the University of Arizona Health Network in February 2013. He completed a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at University of Arizona Medical Center Tucson in 2015.His research interests include, sleep apnea and home sleep study testing and improving CPAP adherence through peer driven intervention. Dr. Shetty is board certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. 

 

Dr. Singarajah received his MD degree from the University of London, completed an internal medicine residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix and a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the University of New Mexico. He is currently the director of Medical ICU at the Phoenix VA. He is board certified in critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.

 

Dr. Thomas received his MD degree from the University of Iowa and completed an internal medicine residency and pulmonary fellowship at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix. He ipractices at the Phoenix VA and was named the American Thoracic Society Clinician of the Year in 2013. He is board certified in critical  pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.

 

Dr. Upson graduated from the Medical College of Wiscosin, completed an internal medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University, and a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston. She is currently an associate professor of medicine at the University of New Mexico and an attending physician at the Albuquerque VA. Active in the American Thoracic Society, Dr. Upson is past Chair of the Council of Chapter Representatives. She is board certified in internal medicine, critical care and pulmonary medicine. She is also chair of the Air Quality Board of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

 

Dr. Wesselius received his MD degree from the University of Kansas, completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Arizona, and a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the University of Californial San Diego. He is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine and a practicing pulmonary physician at the Mayo Clinic Arizona as well as the director of pulmonary fellowship program. He has been recognized for his clinical acumen especially in interstitial lung disease and his teaching ability.