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Meet Our Experts

For members of the news media who wish to speak with an expert resource on lung health, contact Media@Lung.org or 312-801-7628.

Media Spokespeople
  • Brian W. Christman, M.D.
    Scientific Advisory Committee, National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: General pulmonary medicine and health effects of air pollution
  • David Tom Cooke, M.D., FACS
    National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Lung (thoracic or chest) surgery, lung cancer
  • Afif El-Hasan, M.D.
    National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Pediatric asthma and lung health
  • Jorge Gomez, M.D.
    Lung Cancer Expert Medical Advisory Panel, National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Lung cancer, oncology
  • Traci Gonzales, APRN, PNP-C, AE-C
    National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Pediatric asthma
  • MeiLan K. Han, M.D.
    Scientific Advisory Committee, ACRC Principal Investigator, National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: COPD, interstitial lung disease, lung transplant and women's respiratory health
  • Andrea McKee, M.D.
    Scientific Advisory Committee, National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Lung cancer, lung cancer screening
  • Deepika Polineni, M.D., MPH
    National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia and non-CF bronchiectasis
  • S. Christy Sadreameli, M.D., MHS
    National Spokesperson
    Area of Expertise: Pediatric asthma and lung health
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