Schraufnagel Professorship2018-07-27T10:34:25+00:00

Ruth C. Nissen Memorial Charity

Ruth Nissen’s son-in-law, Dean E. Schraufnagel, MD, who is a Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine, has been honored by UIC with the establishment of an endowed professorship.

The University of Illinois at Chicago Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy has distinguished itself as a world leader in its mission of outstanding patient care, innovative research, and inspirational education. Its research endeavors are driving major advances against many leading respiratory health conditions, including asthma, COPD, lung cancer, obstructive sleep apnea, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis, sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and others.

Professor Schraufnagel, a world leader in respiratory health, has published nearly 200 peer-reviewed papers and edited 4 books. He has been deeply involved in national and international organizations working to promote lung health throughout the world. The endowment professorship will help to provide perpetual support for a distinguished professor with national and international scholarship to continue efforts toward improving respiratory health.

Dean Schraufnagel, MD

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