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The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy has one of the largest faculties in the Department of Medicine. The clinical physicians include 19 pulmonary and critical care attendings, 2 allergist-internists, 1 neurologist-sleep specialist, and 1 internist-anesthesiologist. A pulmonary pathologist has a secondary appointment. The Chief of the Department of Medicine and Vice-President of Health Affairs are pulmonary and critical care physicians. There are more than 100 researchers in respiratory disease. 




 Steve Dudek     

Steven Dudek, MD
Division Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy
Associate Professor
sdudek@uic.edu   
      




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Administrative Staff
312-996-8039


Jean Fitzpatrick

Director, Administrative Operations
jeanfitz@uic.edu

Karen Gordon
Administrative Assistant
gordonk@uic.edu

Sue Hammerschmidt
Fellowship Coordinator
shammer@uic.edu

Alejandra Martinez
Associate Director of Business Operations
agonza27@uic.edu




  Fellowship Program Directors

 
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Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs-Department of Medicine
schrauf@uic.edu
  James J. Herdegen, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Center for Sleep and Ventilatory Diseases
jherdege@uic.edu
 
   
             
  Faculty
             
 Patrick Belvitch, MD    Berdyshev, Evgeny V., PhD   Kamesh small 2

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Patrick Belvitch, MD
Instructor
pbelvitc@uic.edu
  Evgeny V. Berdyshev, PhD
Assistant Professor
eberdysh@uic.edu
  Rama Kamesh Bikkavilli, PhD
Assistant Professor
kamesh@uic.edu
  Patricia W. Finn, MD
Professor and Head, Department of Medicine


             
 James herdegen    Jeffrey Jacobson, MD    Jaffe, MD    Min Joo, MD
 James J. Herdegen, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Center for Sleep and Ventilatory Diseases
jherdege@uic.edu
  Jeffrey Jacobson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Vice-Chair Scholarly Activities Department of Medicine
jrjacob@uic.edu
  H. Ari Jaffe, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Interim Chief Medicine, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
howard.jaffe@va.gov
  Min Joo, MD, MPH, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Pulmonary Division Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
joo@uic.edu
             
 Kovitz, MD    Krishnan hsp    Irena Levitan, PhD    Melvin Lopata, MD
Kevin Kovitz, MD, MBA, FCCP, FACP
Visiting Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Executive Director for Thoracic Services 
kkovitz@uic.edu
  Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD 
Professor of Medicine and Public Health 
Associate Vice President for Population Health Sciences 
jakris@uic.edu
  Irena Levitan, PhD
Professor of Medicine
levitan@uic.edu
  Melvin Lopata, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
mlopata@uic.edu
             
 Roberto Machado, MD            Onal hsp small
Roberto Machado, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
machador@uic.edu
  Viswanathan Natarajan, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology
visnatar@uic.edu
  Sharmilee Nyenhuis, MD
Assistant Professor
snyenhui@uic.edu
  Ergün Önal, MD
Professor of Medicine
eonal@uic.edu
             
 Gye Young Park, MD, MSc    Bharati Prasad, MD    Israel Rubinstein, MD    Dr. Rebecca A Shilling
Gye Young Park, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of the Pulmonary and Diagnostic Laboratory
parkgy@uic.edu
  Bharati Prasad, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, MICU JBVAMC; Medical Director Center for Narcolepsy, Sleep and Health Research, UIC
bpradsad@uic.edu
  Israel Rubinstein, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
irubinst@uic.edu
  Rebecca A. Shilling, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
shilling@uic.edu
             
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Sunit Singla, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
ssingl6@uic.edu
  Jyothi Tirumalasetty, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Chief of Allergy Division at Jesse Brown VA
jtsetty@uic.edu
  Robert A Winn, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Vice President for Health Affairs; Director, Lung Cancer Program, University of Illinois Hospital & Health System
rwinn@uic.edu
   
             

  Affiliated Faculty Members

             
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Steven J. Ackerman, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
sackerma@uic.edu

  David W. Carley, PhD
Professor, Biobehavioral Health Science, Medicine, Bioengineering; Director,
Center for Narcolepsy, Sleep & Health Research
  Todd A. Lee, PharmD, PhD
Associate Professor
Assistant Director, CPR
Pharmacy Practice
toddlee@uic.edu
  Asrar B Malik, PhD
Schweppe Family Distinguished Professor
Head, Dept of Pharmacology
abmalik@uic.edu
             

           Marin Sekosan, MD
Dolly Mehta, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
dmehta@uic.edu

   Richard Minshall, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
rminsh@uic.edu
   J. USHA RAJ, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
usharaj@uic.edu
  Marin Sekosan, MD
Chair, Division of Anatomic Pathology, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County; Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of Illinois at Chicago
             
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Nadera Sweiss, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Sarcoidosis Translational Advanced Research Program (STAR)
nsweiss@uic.edu
  Chinnaswamy Tiruppathi, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
tiruc@uic.edu
  Terri Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean, College of Nursing
Professor
teweaver@uic.edu
  Richard Ye, MD, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
teyer@uic.edu

             
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Susan Corbridge, PhD, APN, FAANP
Director of Graduate Clinical Studies, College of Nursing
sjsmith@uic.edu
           









 

Jeffrey Jacobson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
jrjacob@uic.edu

Jeffrey Jacobson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
jrjacob@uic.edu

Jeffrey Jacobson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
jrjacob@uic.edu