Site PI, University of Chicago Site, Illinois Consortium
University of Chicago Asthma and COPD Center
Edward T. Naureckas, M.D. is Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Asthma and COPD Center, the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center and the Pulmonary Function Laboratory at the University of Chicago. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University and his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed training in internal medicine at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, IL, where he also served as Chief Resident, and in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1995.
Dr. Naureckas was a founding member of the Chicago Asthma Consortium, a former board member of the Chicago Respiratory Health Association, and former Chicago Thoracic Society President. He is currently Co-chair of the Illinois Asthma Partnership's Data and Surveillance Committee. He has been the Chicago site PI for the American Lung Association's Asthma (now Airways) Clinical Research Centers (ALA-ACRC) program since its inception in 1999, and a Co-Investigator for the Chicago center of the NHLBI-supported AsthmaNet program. He was the University of Chicago Site PI for the CONCERT (COPD Outcomes-based Network for Clinical Effectiveness and Research Translation research network).