American Lung Association Announces New Volunteer Medical Spokespeople

Network of lung health experts serve as go-to, reliable resource for media on lung health, tobacco and healthy air

The American Lung Association, the nation’s premier resource for lung health, has expanded its network of lung health experts available to the news media through the fiscal year 2023. Now in its seventh year, the National Volunteer Medical Spokesperson Program includes 25 medical professionals from across the country with expertise in a wide range of lung health topics, from COVID-19 vaccinations, lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and asthma to healthy air, youth vaping and tobacco cessation.

“The pandemic has brought lung health issues into the public eye, so now, more than ever, it’s imperative to provide Americans the most current and accurate information,” said American Lung Association President and CEO Harold Wimmer. “The Lung Association Volunteer Medical Spokespeople provide the media and public with reliable, science-based lung health information. We are privileged to work with these dedicated volunteers who help advance our lifesaving mission.”

The American Lung Association’s 2022-2023 volunteer spokespeople include:

For media interested in scheduling an interview with an American Lung Association National Volunteer Spokesperson about lung health, lung diseases such as lung cancer, healthy air, tobacco use or more, contact Jill Dale at [email protected] or 312-940-7001. A full list with biographies and headshots of volunteer spokespeople may be found at

For more information, contact:

Jill Dale
[email protected]

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