Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine
The Pediatric Pulmonary division at UAB is a leader in all facets of academic medicine including care, education, and research. It includes 15 faculty members and nearly 85 divisional personnel dedicated to advancing our understanding and treatment of pediatric pulmonary disorders. It is the home of the MCHB-funded Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC), the UAB CFFT Therapeutic Development Network Translational Research Center, the UAB Center for CFTR Detection Core within the CFFT-TDN, a CFF accredited CF Care Center, and the Translational Research in Normal and Disordered Development (TReNDD) Program. It supports subspecialty fellowship training in both Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, and master's level training in nursing, social work, nutrition, and respiratory therapy. In 2008 the Pediatric Pulmonary division at UAB provided inpatient nearly10,000 bed/days of inpatient care, performed over 1,500 sleep studies, and logged over 7,500 outpatient visits. Divisional grant support has totaled over $2.2 million dollars in 2009, and 7 faculty members were named to the 2008 'Best Doctors in America' list.