American Lung Association Volunteer Medical Spokespeople for 2021-2022 Announced

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 premiere resource for lung health, has expanded its network of lung health experts available to the news media through the fiscal year 2022. Now in its sixth year, the National Volunteer Medical Spokesperson Program includes 20 medical professionals from across the country with expertise in a wide number of lung health topics, from COVID-19 vaccinations, lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and asthma to healthy air, youth vaping and tobacco cessation.

“As we emerge from the pandemic, the need for reliable lung health information has never been greater,” 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 such well-respected experts and dedicated volunteers who advance our lifesaving mission work.” 

The American Lung Association’s 2021-2022 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 Elizabeth Cook at [email protected] or 312-801-7631. A full list with biographies and headshots of volunteer spokespeople may be found at

For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Cook
[email protected]

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