Reynolds Lecture to focus on pneumonias

October 03, 2012

The annual Herbert Y. and Anne L. Reynolds Lecture will take place 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Oct. 9 in Lecture Room D on the campus of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine. Guest speaker, Dr. Talmadge E. King Jr. will present “Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias.” King is the Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

Board-certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease, King’s research interest is the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of inflammatory and immunologic lung injury.

King is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Association of American Physicians, the American Clinical and Climatological Association, and the Fleischner Society. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Board of Directors of the National Committee for Quality Assurance and Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine (currently secretary/treasurer). He is past president of the American Thoracic Society (ATS).

King has been a member of several editorial boards as well as co-author of several books including the acclaimed reference book "Interstitial Lung Disease," now in its fifth edition (2011). He received the Trudeau Medal from the ATS and the Breathing for Life Award from the Foundation of the American Thoracic Society.

All are welcome to attend.

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