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Diffuse Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Network

This Network enhances the scientific knowledge, evidence-based medicine, and clinical practices for health care providers in the areas of interstitial lung diseases, lung transplant, occupational health, and pulmonary physiology and rehabilitation.

CHEST members can join this Network for leadership and networking opportunities, plus the chance to hear the latest news first.

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Sections in this Network

Interstitial Lung Disease

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement related to interstitial and diffuse lung diseases

Lung Transplant

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement related to transplantation medicine

Occupational and Environmental Health

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement of patient care and public health to reduce the incidence of occupational and environmental lung diseases and other conditions attributed to inhalation exposures

Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement related to pulmonary physiology, function, and rehabilitation

Do you have questions about this Network? Contact networks@chestnet.org

What’s new in the Diffuse Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Network

Updates in evidence for rituximab in interstitial lung disease

By Tessy K. Paul, MD, and Tejaswini Kulkarni, MD, MBBS, FCCP


Use of 6-minute walk distance as a clinical trial outcome in interstitial lung disease

By Ruchicka Sangani, MD; Saqib Baig, MD


Use of frailty assessment in lung transplant evaluation

By Erin Meier, MD, and Anupam Kumar, MD, FCCP


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Diffuse Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Network Leadership

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Said Chaaban, MD, FCCP

Network Chair

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Corey Kershaw, MD, FCCP

Corey Kershaw, MD, FCCP

Network Vice-Chair

Tejaswini Kulkarni, MD, MBBS, FCCP
Chair, Interstitial Lung Disease Section

Adrian Shifren, MBBCh, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Interstitial Lung Disease Section

Gabriel Loor, MD
Chair, Lung Transplant Section

Joshua Diamond, MD
Vice-Chair, Lung Transplant Section

Nitin Bhatt, MD
Chair, Occupational and Environmental Health Section

Bathmapriya Balakrishnan, MD, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Occupational and Environmental Health Section

Thomas W. Decato, MD
Chair, Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation Section

Alexander O. Sy, MD, MBA, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation Section

Humayun Anjum, MD, FCCP
Network Member-at-Large

Interstitial Lung Disease Section

Lung Transplant Section

Occupational and Environmental Health Section

Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation Section

Do you have questions about this Network? Contact networks@chestnet.org