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Areas of Interest
Dr. Martinez has a long standing interest in advanced lung disease having participated in international guideline panels for COPD, IPF, lung transplantation, and exercise testing. He has particular expertise in general pulmonary medicine, the evaluation and management of COPD, interstitial lung diseases (including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis), breathlessness and cough. He is an active participant or co-director of the UM lung transplantation, lung volume reduction surgery, and fibrosing lung disease Destination Programs.
Dr. Martinez coordinates a broad research program which focuses on the evaluation and management of interstitial lung diseases, particularly idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. This includes a series of clinical trials of novel therapeutic approaches. A related research program includes a broad NIH and industry funded portfolio focused on the evaluation and management of COPD. These two arenas include extensive collaborative work to define the biological underpinnings of progressive disease and how to target novel therapeutic approaches.
A profile is available at the U of M Health site.
M.D., 1983, University of Florida; M.S., 2001, University of Michigan
1984-86, Beth Israel Hospital
Pulmonary, 1989, Boston University
1986, Internal Medicine; 1988, Pulmonary Medicine; 1989, Critical Care Medicine
2000, Critical Care Medicine; 2010, Criitcal Care Medicine, ABIM
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