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Meet Dean Schraufnagel

Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD

Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD, is a professor of medicine and pathology, program director of the pulmonary and critical care fellowship, and vice-chair for the Faculty Affairs-Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois Chicago. An international tuberculosis expert, he has served on the board of directors of the Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, and he is director of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies.

Beyond his post as chair of the ATS Foundation, Dr. Schraufnagel was president of the American Thoracic Society (2010-11), and is a senior deputy editor of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. An active and dedicated member of the Society, his contributions include key roles on numerous ATS committees, as well as officer on the Council of Chapter Representatives.

 Read Dr. Schraufnagel’s latest “Letter from the Chair.”

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