pulmonary disease

Vanderbilt mourns loss of pulmonary medicine visionary James Snell Jr.

James D. Snell Jr., MD, who helped transform the field of pulmonary and critical care medicine during his 45-year career at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died July 3 in Nashville.

E-cigarette use spurs rise in number of teens being treated for respiratory problems

Physicians are seeing what seems to be an increase in the number of teens and young adults being treated for severe respiratory injury after e-cigarette use.

Accreditation enhances care for rare pulmonary disease

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is now a fully accredited Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Foundation Clinical and Research Centers Network site, one of 40 in the United States and Canada.