Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine,
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Chief Fellow: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Iyer AS, Bhatt SP, Garner JJ, Wells JM, Trevor JL, Patel NM, Kirkpatrick D, Williams JC, Dransfield MT. Depression is Associated with Readmission Due To Acute Exacerbation Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26599286
Wells JM, Morrison JB, Bhatt SP, Nath H, Dransfield MT. Pulmonary artery enlargement is associated with cardiac injury during severe exacerbations of COPD. Chest. 2015 Oct 22. doi: 10.1378/chest.15-1504. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26501747
Bhatt SP, Terry N, Nath H, Zach JA, Tschirren J, Bolding MS, Stinson DS, Wilson CG, Curran-Everett D, Lynch DA, Putcha N, Soler X, Wise RA, Washko GR, Hoffman EA, Foreman MG, Dransfield MT; COPDGene Study Investigators. Association Between Expiratory Central Airway Collapse and Respiratory Outcomes Among Smokers. JAMA; in press Dec 30 2015.
Bhatt SP, Wells JM, Kinney GL, Washko GR Jr, Budoff M, Kim YI, Bailey WC, Nath H, Hokanson JE, Silverman EK, Crapo J, Dransfield MT; COPDGene Investigators.β-Blockers are associated with a reduction in COPD exacerbations. Thorax. 2016 Jan;71(1):8-14. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207251. Epub 2015 Aug 17. PMID: 26283710
Wells JM, Iyer AS, Rahaghi FN, Bhatt SP, Gupta H, Denney TS, Lloyd SG, Dell'Italia LJ, Nath H, Estepar RS, Washko GR, Dransfield MT. Pulmonary artery enlargement is associated with right ventricular dysfunction and loss of blood volume in small pulmonary vessels in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Apr;8(4). pii: e002546. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.002546. PMID:25855668
Wells JM, Jackson PL, Viera L, Bhatt SP, Gautney J, Handley G, King RW, Xu X, Gaggar A, Bailey WC, Dransfield MT, Blalock JE. A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial of Roflumilast on Proline-glycine-proline and Neutrophilic Inflammation in COPD. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct 15;192(8):934-42. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201503-0543OC. Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26151090
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