Areas of Interest
Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease
Dr. Luckhardt has particular interests in evaluating and treating patients with interstitial lung disease. She is working to build collaborations with Rheumatology and Cardiology to treat patients with interstitial lung disease and in particular patients with connective tissue disease-associated ILD. Dr. Luckhardt is also the Medical Director of the inpatient Pulmonary services and the Specialty Care Unit and has interest in the management of patients with advanced lung disease and chronic respiratory failure.
To complement her clinical interest in interstitial lung disease, Dr. Luckhardt has undertaken basic and translational investigations into the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. She is principal investigator and co-investigator on multiple industry sponsored clinical trials in IPF and CTD-ILD. She also has a grant from the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation to study frailty as an outcome measure for IPF. She has served as a mentor for several fellows pursuing translational and outcomes based projects in interstitial lung disease.
Education & Training
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Chief Medical Resident, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, MI
Masters in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, MI