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In October, former ATS president Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, was among the 212 international leaders in academia, business and public affairs who were inducted as new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Established in the 1770s to advance the humanities and arts, the AAAS is one of the oldest and most prestigious associations in the United States.
Talmade E. King Jr., MD
Dr. King is the Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professor in Internal Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to joining UCSF in 1997, he served for many years as a faculty member at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado, where he also did his fellowship in pulmonary medicine. A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, Dr. King earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.
An ATS member since 1982, Dr. King’s research interests include understanding the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of inflammatory lung injury, specifically idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. In 2007, the ATS recognized his lifelong achievements by awarding him the Trudeau Medal.