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    Talmadge E. King Jr., MD

    TitleDean-SOM/VC-Medical Affairs
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentDean's Office
    Address513 Parnassus Ave, Med Sci
    San Francisco CA 94122
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      TitleDean of the UCSF School of Medicine

      TitleVice Chancellor – Medical Affairs

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      University of Colorado Medical CenteFellowshipPulmonary/Critical Care1979
      Emory UniversityResidencyInternal Medicine1977
      Harvard UniversityM.D.School of Medicine1974
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      Foundation of the American Thoracic Society 2012Breathing for Life Award
      Gustavus Adolphus College2012Sesquicentennial Award
      American Academy of Arts and Sciences2011 Fellow
      American College of Physicians 2010Master
      Gustavus Alumni Association, Gustavus Adolphus College2008Alumni Citation
      American Thoracic Society2007Trudeau Medal
      Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences2004Member
      Public Advisory Roundtable of the American Thoracic Society2003PAR Excellence Award
      Association of American Physicians1998Member
      California Thoracic Society1998Elected honorary member
      Colorado Thoracic Society, American Lung Association of Colorado1998Member. Colorado Pulmonary Hall of Fame
      The Fleischner Society 1997Member
      Western Association of Physicians 1993Member
      American Lung Association of Colorado1992James J. Waring Award For Outstanding Leadership in the Treatment of Lung Disease
      American College of Physicians 1986Fellow
      American College of Chest Physicians1984Fellow
      Alumni Association, Gustavus Adolphus College1980First Decade Award for Early Achievement
      Gustavus Adolphus College1970Guild of St. Ansger Honor Society

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      Dr. Talmadge E. King, Jr. is chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco where he oversees a department of more than 550 full-time faculty, over 500 volunteer clinical faculty, 180 residents, 238 fellows and over 1000 support staff. His focus in patient care is interstitial lung diseases, in particular idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, connective tissue disease, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, drug-induced lung fibrosis and other rare diffuse lung disorders. King's research interests include pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of inflammatory and immunologic lung disease. He has co-authored eight books including the acclaimed reference book, "Interstitial Lung Disease," now in its fourth edition.

      King earned a medical degree at Harvard Medical School, followed by a residency at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Ga. and a pulmonary fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Association of American Physicians, American Clinical and Climatological Association and Fleischner Society and is a master of the American College of Physicians and fellow he American College of Chest Physicians. He holds the Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine and won the 2007 Trudeau Medal, the highest honor of the American Lung Association and American Thoracic Society.

      Research Interests

      His overall focus has been on understanding the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of inflammatory and immunology lung injury. Another aim is to develop and evaluate methods that can serially identify the presence and extent of disease activity in these patients.

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      Connective Tissue Disease-Associated ILD, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Sarcoidosis

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      Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
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      1. Swigris JJ, Streiner DL, Brown KK, Belkin A, Green KE, Wamboldt FS. Assessing exertional dyspnea in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respir Med. 2014 Jan; 108(1):181-8.
        View in: PubMed PMC3951298
      2. Collard HR, Yow E, Richeldi L, Anstrom KJ, Glazer C. Suspected acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis as an outcome measure in clinical trials. Respir Res. 2013; 14:73.
        View in: PubMed PMC3729659
      3. Lee JS, Collard HR, Anstrom KJ, Martinez FJ, Noth I, Roberts RS, Yow E, Raghu G. Anti-acid treatment and disease progression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: an analysis of data from three randomised controlled trials. Lancet Respir Med. 2013 Jul; 1(5):369-76.
        View in: PubMed PMC4059609
      4. Han MK, Bach DS, Hagan PG, Yow E, Flaherty KR, Toews GB, Anstrom KJ, Martinez FJ. Sildenafil preserves exercise capacity in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and right-sided ventricular dysfunction. Chest. 2013 Jun; 143(6):1699-708.
        View in: PubMed PMC3673665
      5. Noth I, Anstrom KJ, Calvert SB, de Andrade J, Flaherty KR, Glazer C, Kaner RJ, Olman MA. A placebo-controlled randomized trial of warfarin in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul 1; 186(1):88-95.
        View in: PubMed PMC3400994
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