Third Year Fellows

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Jason Fain, MD

Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
Internship & Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Research Interests: Advanced Support for End-Stage Lung Disease, COPD
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Bryan Garcia, MD
Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL
Internship & Residency:  University of Florida, Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL
Research Interests: Pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis
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Swati Gulati, MBBS, MS
Medical School: Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Amritsar (MBBS)
Graduate School: Rush University, Chicago, IL (MS)
Internship & Residency: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
Research Interests: Translational Research in Pulmonary Hypertension
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David LaFon, MD
Medical School: USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Internship & Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Research Interests: Immunity in Pneumococcal Infections
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Aline Zouk, MD (Chief Pulmonary Fellow)
Medical School: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon
Internship: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Research Interests: Interventional Pulmonology and Pulmonary Hypertension

Second Year Fellows

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Scott Blumhof, DO

Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship & Residency: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Research Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension, Metabolism and Glycosylation
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David Campbell, MD (Fellow Representative)
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Research Interests: Health Services and Outcomes Research
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Chao He, MD, PhD
Medical School: Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Graduate School: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Internship: Bridgeport Hospital-Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport, CT
Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (ABIM Research Pathway)
Research Interest: Pulmonary Fibrosis, Mitochondrial Biology, Immunology
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Jordan Powner, DO
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Internship & Residency: Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
Research Interests: Biofilms and Respiratory Pathogens
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James O'Connor, MD
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA
Research Interests: Clinical Outcoms and Palliative Care

First Year Fellows

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Cristina Bardita, MD, PhD

Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Graduate School: Rush University, Chicago, IL
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Kevin Dsouza, MD
Medical School: Bangalore University, Karnataka, India
Residency: Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY
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Sheylan Patel, MD
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
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Sarah Robison, MD
Medical School: Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
Residency: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education and Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
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Bruno Pereira, MD, PhD
Residency: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
Graduate School: University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Little Rock, AR
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Sam McElwee, MD
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
Residency: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

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