Case Discussions from the Pulmonary and Critical Care Update 2013

Victor Thannickal, M.D.

Victor Thannickal, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine and PathologyDirector, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Dr. Victor Thannickal received his B.A. from Southern California College and his M.D. from Oral Roberts University School of Medicine.  He completed a residency in Medicine at the University of Oklahoma and a Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Tufts Medical Center and served on the faculty at Tufts and the University of Michigan, ... View full profile

J. Allen Cooper, Jr., M.D.

J. Allen Cooper, Jr., M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Dr. Allen Cooper completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University and completed his medical degree at Duke University in 1978. His postgraduate training included an internship at the University of Washington, a residency at the University of Virginia and fellowship in pulmonary/critical care medicine at Yale University. He joined the faculty at Yale in 1985 and ... View full profile

James Johnson, M.D.

James Johnson, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Dr. James Johnson received his formal medical training at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (BA -1976, MD, 1980). He completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and remained there on the faculty. Dr. Johnson's leadership abilities were quickly noted and he held numerous ... View full profile

Mark T. Dransfield, MD

Mark T. Dransfield, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor of MedicineDivision of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care MedicineDr. Mark Dransfield completed his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997, followed by residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He now serves as the Medical Director of the UAB Lung Health Center and directs the Lung Mass Clinic at the Birmingham ... View full profile

Veena Antony, M.D.

Veena Antony, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine and Environmental Health Sciences Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Dr. Antony obtained her training in Pulmonary Medicine at Colorado University, and comes to UAB from the University of Florida where she served six years as chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.  Dr. Antony currently serves as a member of the VA Respiration Merit Review Board and reviews grants for several NIH study sections. ... View full profile

Gerard Criner, M.D., FACP

Gerard Criner, M.D., FACP

Professor of Medicine Chair, Department of Medicine Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit and Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit Co-Director, Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research Temple University School of Medicine View full profile

John Williams, IV, M.D.

John Williams, IV, M.D.

Fellow (2012-2015) University of Alabama at Birmingham Dr. John Williams attended medical school at the LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana and completed his residency at the University of Arkansas Center for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. His academic interests include sepsis, pulmonary embolism, ARDS) and ventilator associated pneumonia. Research interests include infection prevention and quality improvement in the ICU and sepsis. View full profile

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At the 2013 UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Update symposium, Victor J. Thannickal MD, Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and UAB fellow, John C. Williams MD, lead a panel of clinicians through a review and discussion of a variety of real live cases. This scenario provides insight into the approaches these experienced clinicians use to evaluate, diagnose, and determine the course of therapy.

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