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MeiLan K. Han, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School

University of Michigan
Scientific Advisory Committee, ACRC Principal Investigator, National Spokesperson

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Media Expertise: COPD, interstitial lung disease, lung transplant and women's respiratory health

MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS, is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan Health System and Director of the Women's Respiratory Clinic. 

After graduating from the University of Washington School of Medicine, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Han has also completed a Master's of Science degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She belongs to numerous professional societies including the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society. She is also an associate editor for the journal American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and serves on the editorial boards for several journals including Thorax and Lancet Respiratory Medicine.  She also serves as a Scientific Advisory Committee member to the COPD Foundation and the American Lung Association. 

Dr. Han's research interests include defining disease phenotypes in COPD in particular through radiologic characterization of disease. She is also the Principal Investigator at the University of Michigan for the COPDGene study as well as SPIROMICS, two large NHLBI funded COPD cohort studies as well as the American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) Network.

Media who are interested in scheduling an interview with Dr. Han may contact Media@Lung.org.

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