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Pulmonary Physiology, Function, and Rehabilitation


Focuses on increasing the understanding of pulmonary physiology and function and incorporating that knowledge into clinical practice, including pulmonary rehabilitation.

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Read our latest article in CHEST Physician.

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CHEST 2019 NetWork Open Forum Feature Lecture: How to Assess Dynamic Hyperinflation During CPET

As a NetWork member, you're welcome to join your NetWork Steering Committee calls. If interested in joining an upcoming call, please contact  Michelle Kosobucki, and she will be happy to share access information.

Pulmonary Physiology Function and Rehabilitation NetWork Steering Committee Call Dates:

  • Thursday, February 27: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT
  • Thursday, May 28: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT
  • Thursday, September 17: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT


Matthew Hegewald, MD, FCCP
Liaison: CHEST 2020 Scientific Program Committee



Fredric Jaffe, DO, FCCP

Steering Committee

Brian Carlin, MD, FCCP
Said Chaaban, MD
Sujith Cherian, MD, MBBS, FCCP
Thomas Decato, MD
Eric Gartman, MD, FCCP
Sai Praveen Haranath, MBBS, MPH, FCCP
Aaron Holley, MD, FCCP
Gina Lee, MD


Oriade Adeoye, MD

Ex Officio Member

Nathaniel Marchetti, DO, FCCP

Staff Liaison

Michelle Kosobucki

View our video series on the Interpretation of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Tests

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