Kenneth Nugent, MD

Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA

Medical School: Washington University in St Louis

Residency and Fellowship: University of Iowa- Internal medicine and pulmonary medicine

Certification: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Current appointment: Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship; Director-Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Medical Center, Lubbock TX; Medical Director- South Plains College Respiratory Therapy program

Research Interests: clinical pulmonary diseases, COPD, mechanical ventilation, acute hyperglycemia in critically ill patients

Associate editor: American Journal of Medical Sciences /Journal of Primary Care and Community Health

Editor: The Southwest respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles

Co-editor: “A bedside guide to mechanical ventilation