As an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at UCSF, my research has focused on critical care and respiratory diseases, with an emphasis on sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and organ dysfunction. Through my co-authored research publications, I have contributed to the understanding of various aspects of these conditions, including prognostic factors, biomarkers, and clinical characteristics. My work has explored topics such as the impact of cigarette smoke exposure on ARDS in sepsis, the role of telomere length in sepsis survival, and the effectiveness of aerosolized prostacyclin in ARDS patients. Additionally, I have been involved in training critical care cardiologists, the training of pulmonary & critical care fellows, and studying ventilator weaning practices. My research aims to improve patient outcomes and advance knowledge in critical care medicine, especially as it applies to historically marginalized groups.