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Kathleen Akgün, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Associate Section Chief, VA Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Co-Director, Network of Dedicated Enrollment Sites (NODES) Program, VA-Connecticut, Research; Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, VA CT Healthcare System, Department of Medicine; Member, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Working Group, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, PCCSM Section

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Kathleen Akgün, MD, MS

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Education & Training

  • MS
    Yale Graduate School of Public Health, Chronic Diseases and Epidemiology (2014)
  • MD
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (2001)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Chair, ATS Ethics and Conflicts of Interest CommitteeAmerican Thoracic Society2020
Fellow (ATSF)American Thoracic Society2020

Professional Service

American Thoracic SocietyEthics and Conflict of Interest Committee2020 - Present

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