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Winter 2017 Bulletin

Winter 2017 Issue

Letter From Dean Schraufnagel, MD, Foundation Chair

Dean Schraufnagel, MD


Research Program awardees are engaged in a remarkable breadth of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep research. These research grants can be transformational for early-stage investigators—thanks to you.

This is why we strive to make the most of your generosity by leveraging the intellectual capital of ATS members to select—through a highly competitive grant process—the best proposals and the most dedicated professionals to support. Continue...

Your Generosity at Work

Laura Crotty Alexander


Laura Crotty Alexander, MD, is one of our newest awardees. With her award, Dr. Crotty Alexander will continue her study of the effects of e-cigarette vapor. She was inspired to study e-cigarettes as she witnessed the increasingly successful advertising of the devices.

Receiving the ATS Foundation award is both personally and professionally meaningful for her. Continue...

Patient Stories

Trina Massey Davis


“Sarcoidosis may be a ‘snowflake disease,’ but living with it hits like an avalanche. We need your help to dig us out,” says Trina Massey Davis. She has lived with sarcoidosis, both undiagnosed and diagnosed, for 27 years.

Although prednisone helps with disease flare-ups, the joint pain and fatigue never relent. But Ms. Massey Davis is unstoppable. Continue...

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