Campaign Medical Leadership

Campaign Chair

Lynette M. Brown, MDLynette M. Brown, MD

Dr. Lynn Brown is an assistant professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care. She is also associate director of the pulmonary hypertension program at Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, Utah. Dr. Brown is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary diseases. She earned her medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she also completed a fellowship in pulmonary critical care medicine. Dr. Brown has published articles in peer-reviewed journals on the subject of time to diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension. She is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society.

Education Committee

Tim Lahm, M.D., chair
Indiana University School of Medicine

Bonnie Hudak, M.D.
Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

John Kingrey, M.D.
Oklahoma Heart Institute

Deborah (Deb) Levine, M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Vinicio De Jesus Perez, M.D.
Stanford School of Medicine

David Poch, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

Medical Communications Committee

Nick Kim, M.D., chair
University of California, San Diego

Todd Bull, M.D.
University of Colorado, Denver

Veronica Franco, M.D.
Ohio State University

Peter Leary, M.D.
University of Washington

Jeffrey Michaelson, M.D.
Wellstar Medical Group, Pulmonary Medicine

Subcommittee on Early Diagnosis of the Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Patient

Bill Auger, M.D., chair
University of California, San Diego

David Badesch, M.D.
University of Colorado, Denver

Richard Channick, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Paul Forfia, M.D.
Temple University Hospital

Gustavo Heresi-Davila, M.D.
The Cleveland Clinic

Manreet Kanwar, M.D., FACC
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

David Poch, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

Ivan Robbins, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Hospital

Victor Test, M.D.
Texas Tech University

Terence Trow, MD
Yale School of Medicine

PHA's Scientific Leadership Council


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