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About David M. Mannino

Dr. David M. Mannino is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health and a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. He is the the Director of the Pulmonary Epidemiology Research Laboratory and the Director of the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention. 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 over 220 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 of the COPD Foundation and is on the editorial board of Thorax, Chest, AJRCCM, and the IJCOPD.

Positions

Present Professor and Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, University of Kentucky College of Public Health
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Honors and Awards

  • 2013- Top US researcher in COPD http://news.thoracic.org/december-2013/ats-members-recognized.php
  • Faculty of 1000 - Global Faculty of Experts, United Kingdom, 2009
  • QFORMA's Most Influential Doctors - 2009
  • Meritorious service Medal 1984 - 2004 - For an exemplary career in the USPHS
  • Soffer Research Award, American College of Chest Physicians, 2003 (for best scientific abstract at scientific meeting)
  • Advocate of the Year, American Lung Association, 2003 (for work on smoking ordinance in DeKalb County, Georgia)
  • Commendation, 1999 - For development of CDC Surveillance Summary on Asthma
  • Unit Commendation - 1997 - For work on task force investigating 1995 cigarette recall
  • Commendation, 1996 - For exemplary leadership in increasing public awareness of dangers of environmental tobacco smoke exposure
  • Commendation, 1995 - For exemplary work demonstrating the association between smoking and sexual dysfunction in men
  • Outstanding Unit Citation, 1994 - For work on task force investigating health effects related to fuel exposures
  • DuPont Young Investigator Award, American College of Chest Physicians, 1994 (for work examining the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke exposure in children
  • Unit Commendation, 1992 - For work on respirator testing program
  • Citation, USPHS, 1992 - For working to enact a Clean Indoor Air ordinance in a community
  • Achievement Award, USPHS, 1990 - For exemplary performance of clinical duties
  • Affiliates Forum, American College of Chest Physicians, 1989 - For work on hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Courses

  • Advanced Epidemiology Seminar
  • Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Public Health Biology


Contact Information

University of Kentucky
College of Public Health
111 Washington Avenue...CPH 214
Lexington, KY 40536
(859) 218-2099

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