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Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine

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 committed to advancing the education of pulmonary and critical care physicians and scientists.

Pulmonary & Critical Care News

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    Drummond Leads VCAG Project to Reduce COPD Readmissions

    People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience long-term progressive damage to their lungs which worsens airflow and typically leaves a person short of breath. Patients with COPD frequently experience acute worsening in their breathing, called an acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD). AECOPDs are a known predictor of COPD disease progression, overall mortality and have … Continued

  • Turkeisha Brown

    6 Bedtower Earns Gold Beacon of Excellence

    The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has awarded 6 Bedtower (6BT) a gold-level “Beacon Award for Excellence” at UNC Medical Center. The Beacon application unfolds a story of a nursing unit’s continuous pursuit of excellence and often tells a story of resilience. Patient Services Manager Turkeisha Brown, MSN, RN, NE-BC, says the three-year recognition … Continued

  • Richard Boucher

    Carolina Researchers Lead CZI Collaborative on Childhood Diseases

    Principal investigators James Hagood, MD, professor of pediatrics and Richard Boucher, MD, the James C. Moeser Eminent Professor of Medicine in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine will lead a multinational, $3.5-million project funded through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to map crucial cellular roles in human health and disease. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative … Continued

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