Board of Medical Advisors

Dr. Neil MacIntyre (Chairman) is Chief of Clinical Services, Department of Pulmonary Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. MacIntyre is world renowned and respected in the field of pulmonary medicine and has several publications in the field of aerosol research and COPD.

Dr Paul O’Byrne is the EJ Moran Campbell Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine of the De Groote school of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. He has published more than 300 peer reviewed studies in important journals and has edited and contributed chapters to almost 100 books.

Dr. Christopher B. Cooper, M.D. is Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Medical Director, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program at UCLA’s division of pulmonary medicine. Dr. Cooper is a leading expert in the field of COPD and has several publications to his credit.

Professor Chris O’Callaghan is one of the Europe’s leading pediatric pulmonologists and has recently been chosen to head the Portex Unit at the UCL Great Ormond St pediatric hospital, Institute of Child Health. He is author or co-author of 15 books and has published more than 120 studies in highly-rated peer-reviewed journals including ‘Nature’.

Dr. James F. Donohue, is Professor of Medicine (post tenure review 2001) at the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Presently he is the Division Chief of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. He previously served as Vice Chairman of Clinical Services, Department of Medicine and Clinical Director of the Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Division. Dr. Donohue advises several pharmaceutical companies on their clinical and regulatory strategies.

Dr. Martin Kolb is associate professor of internal medicine and respirology and is head of research at the Firestone Institute. He is a clinician-scientist with an international reputation in the area of lung injury and fibrosis because of his intense interest in the causes, mechanisms and therapy of fibrotic conditions of the lungs.

Dr. Bruce Rubin is the Jessie Ball duPont Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Pediatrics at VCU. Dr. Rubin is a pediatric pulmonary expert and is on the editorial board of 12 pulmonary journals, has published more than 200 research papers and chapters and holds five patents. His specific clinical research interests include cystic fibrosis, childhood asthma and other chronic lung diseases.

Dr. Gerald Smaldone is a Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Since 1980, he has been at Stony Brook as a member of the Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Division, Department of Medicine. His research activities include a long-standing interest in pulmonary mechanics, the use of aerosols as special tools to study respiratory behavior and the development of better techniques for aerosolized drug delivery.

Dr. Stuart Stoloff is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He was the recipient of the Special Service Award 2000 of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and named Nevada Family Physician of the year in 1997.