Atul Malhotra, MD

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

Dr. Atul Malhotra is the current President of theAmerican Thoracic Society (2015-2016).  After 17 years at Harvard MedicalSchool, he became Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at theUniversity of California in San Diego.  He runs a large laboratory focusedon applied physiology and has published over 400 articles (250 original) sincecoming on faculty in 2000.  His main research focus is to individualizetherapy for sleep apnea and for ARDS using physiological measurements todetermine underlying mechanisms. He is active clinically in the intensive careunits and in sleep clinics.