The Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides care and treatment for a wide range of respiratory diseases and critically ill patients. Our physicians conduct research related to a broad spectrum of lung diseases, interventional pulmonology, transplant medicine, and critical care medicine, and are also commitment to advancing the education of pulmonary and critical care physicians and scientists.

Pulmonary & Critical Care News

  • Barbara Lee LeVarge, MD

    LeVarge recognized in “Carolina Care Highlight”

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Dr. Barbara Lee LeVarge from the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care. Here’s what one of Dr. LeVarge’s patients had to say: “Dr. LeVarge is extremely knowledgeable not only in the disease … Continued

  • M. Bradley Drummond, MD MHS, and Ilona Jaspers, PhD

    Smoking cessation hotline calls increase 20 percent amid vaping concerns

    Ilona Jaspers, MD, and Bradley Drummond, MD, are interviewed by WTVD-11 in response to growing health concerns about vaping. E-cigarette studies show vaping, like smoking, may promote emphysema.

  • patricia-rivera

    Rivera received 2019 Educator Award

    M. Patricia Rivera, MD, received a 2019 Educator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians. The honor was presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Each year, CHEST honors physicians and others who are making significant or meritorious contributions to chest medicine. All honorees are recognized for advancing work in specific areas … Continued

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