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

  • Hagan Receives ATS Junior Investigator Award

    Robert Hagan, MD, PhD, instructor in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, has received a Junior Investigator Award from the American Thoracic Society’s Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. The prestigious award recognizes Hagan’s research on innate immunity in respiratory infections and lung injury and his paper Myeloid TBK1 Signaling Contributes … Continued

  • Carson Says NC Is in the Midst of a Slower But Steady Surge of COVID-19 Cases

    A News & Observer article recognizes that the statewide stay-at-home order and other steps that have been take to keep people physically apart has worked to prevent a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases. However, the virus hasn’t gone away.  Shannon Carson, MD, chief of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine says North Carolina is in … Continued

  • Richard Boucher

    Boucher Study Featured in Stars and Stripes

    Richard Boucher, MD, and the landmark study he co-authored was featured in Stars and Stripes, demonstrating why it’s important to wear a mask that covers the nose. Read the article here. Boucher is the James C. Moeser Eminent Professor of Medicine in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine.  

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