Jefferson Medical College
Pennsylvania State University
Dr. David M. Mannino is a part-time Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky and Director of the Pulmonary Epidemiology Research Laboratory, teaches in the College of Public Health Department of Preventive Medicine on a part-time basis. He was formerly the chief science officer of the Centers for Disease Control's Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch. While at CDC he was the lead author on key publications reporting on the epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. He has more than 100 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals on topics that range from the epidemiology of lung disease to health effects related to air pollutant exposure. He is an active member of – and adviser to – several professional organizations, including the COPD Foundation, the USCOPD Coalition, the National Lung Health Education Program, and the Alpha-1 Foundation. He is an Associate Editor of the Journals Thorax and Chest.