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2014 Breathing for Life Award Recipient

William Bussee

The recipient of the 2014 Breathing for Life Award is William W. Busse, MD.

Dr. Busse was chosen as the 2014 Breathing for Life Award recipient to honor his selfless and generous support of the ATS since 1999 and to recognize the importance of his contributions in the fields of allergy and immunology to the respiratory community. Chair of the ATS Foundation, James F. Donohue said, "Dr. Busse's clinical and research work in asthma, leadership, and mentoring have been outstanding. I know first-hand of his passion for obtaining funding for entry-level investigators which is the mission of the ATS Foundation."

Dr. Busse is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. The award was presented to Dr. Busse at the Sixth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 17 in San Diego.

The ATS supports the ATS Foundation’s administrative expenses, assuring that every dollar contributed goes directly to support programs.