Terri E. Weaver, Ph.D., R.N., C.S., F.A.A.N.

Terri Weaver, incoming Chair Elect of the American Lung Association Board and representative delegate from Pennsylvania, is associate professor and chair, Biobehavior and Health Sciences Division at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She is the Principal Investigator of a NIH-funded clinical trial designed to evaluate the efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure treatment for milder obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. She also leads an investigation of the mechanisms of daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea.

Terri has been active at the local, state, and national level of the American Lung Association for over 20 years. At the national level, she chaired the Will Ross Medal Committee, co-chairs the Lung Disease Action Committee and served on the Research Coordinating, Strategic Planning, Nominating and Scientific Advisory Committees. She is a member of the American Lung Association of Pennsylvania's Board, where she has served as Vice-President and Secretary.

In addition to her service to the Lung Association, Terri has been active with the American Thoracic Society, having served as chair of the Assembly on Nursing and International Scientific Conference Committee. She is past president of the Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, and is a member of numerous profesisonal associations.