The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is home to vibrant and collaborative research in clinical, translational, and basic sciences.   Our faculty lead research in diverse areas and participate in large multicenter collaborations such as the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation research and clinical care coordination networks. Grant funding for research in the division exceeds 3 million dollars annually. We are proudly committed to the training of our fellows as both excellent clinicians and master scientists. Our vision is to transform the lives of our patients through both outstanding care and innovation in research.

Current areas of research focus include:

  • interstitial lung disease
  • critical care
  • transplant medicine
  • imaging of advanced lung disease including COPD
  • asthma
  • sarcoidosis
  • cystic fibrosis
  • pulmonary immunity
  • sleep medicine
  • acute lung injury

Clinical Trials

Pulmonary/Respiratory Clinical Trials at UVA

Research Personnel

  • Clinical Research Coordinator – Kathleen Brown-Steinke – 434.924.8012
  • Senior Clinical Research Coordinator – Theresa Ann Altherr – 434.982.4206