The role of race, ethnicity and alternatives in understanding and improving lung function
After completing medical school and earning a doctorate in molecular and cellular physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Bhakta did his internal medicine residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco. He joined the faculty in 2013. He and Christian Bime, MD, associate professor, University of Arizona Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, co-chaired a workshop in 2021 that culminated in a major statement by the American Thoracic Society regarding pulmonary function tests. The resulting findings related to health disparities in pulmonary medicine were recently published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Bhakta also spoke about the topic on a panel at a recent ATS annual conference.
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