PA) - Dr. David A. Lipson has been appointed
an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
After earning his medical degree in 1994 from Thomas
Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Lipson
completed his internship and residency in medicine followed
by a three-year fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical
Care medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
(HUP) in Philadelphia.
Dr. Lipson also currently serves as Director of the
Obstructive Lung Disease Program and Associate Director
of the Education Fellowship and Training in the Pulmonary,
Allergy and Critical Care Division of HUP.
Dr. Lipson's current clinical interests include chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease, adult cystic fibrosis
and lung transplantation. His research activities focus
on the development of novel, non-invasive imaging techniques
to study gas and blood flow in the lung. In 2001, Dr.
Lipson received the Will Rogers Institute Research Fellowship
Award for his academic and research activities.
Dr. Lipson has co-authored original research studies
and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and co-written
editorials, reviews and chapters for print publications.
Dr. Lipson holds memberships in a number of national
professional societies, including the American Thoracic
Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the
American College of Chest Physicians, and the Pennsylvania
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