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Photo of David ManninoDavid Mannino, M.D.
Professor and Chair

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. David M. Mannino is currently professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky and the the Director of the Pulmonary Epidemiology Research Laboratory. He was formerly the chief science officer of the Centers for Disease Control's Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch. While at CDC he was the lead author on key publications reporting on the epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. He has over 100 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals on topics that range from the epidemiology of lung disease to health effects related to air pollutant exposure. He is an active member of and adviser to several professional organizations, including the COPD Foundation, the USCOPD Coalition, the National Lung Health Education Program, and the Alpha-1 Foundation. He is an Associate Editor of the Journals Thorax and Chest.

Research Interests

Epidemiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, and Lung Cancer.
Health Effects of Active and Passive Smoking.
Mentor-ship Opportunities for Junior Faculty