Ngoc P. Ly, MD, MPH is Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology, Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Network (TDN) Research Center, co-Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center, and Director of the Asthma Program at the University of California, San Francisco.
Ly is a pediatric pulmonologist with clinical and research interests in asthma, cystic fibrosis (CF), exercise testing and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BDP). She is a lead investigator on several cystic fibrosis and asthma clinical research projects and trials, including those funded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and TDN, National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institute of Health (NIH).
Ly is the program director of the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC) at UCSF. The purpose of the PPC is to improve the health status of infants, children, and adolescents with chronic respiratory conditions, sleep issues, and other related special health care needs through graduate and post-graduate level interdisciplinary training of health professionals and through working within collaborative systems that promote family-centered care, public health practices, and cultural competence to address health disparities and expand access to care.
Ly is devoted to mentoring students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty.