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Inhaling the Evidence (Lung)

Monday September 14, 2020 - 00:15 to 02:00

Room: Channel 4

223.2 Surgical strategies for pulmonary hypertension (Allows discussion on surgical strategy of access options/ ON-CPB / ON-ECMO/ Off Pump and post transplant ECMO support)

Jasleen Kukreja, United States

Director, Lung Transplantation
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco


Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH is professor of surgery in the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF and Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Therapies and Science Kukreja is program and surgical director of the UCSF Medical Center Lung Transplant Program and director of the adult respiratory mechanical circulatory support (ECMO) program.
Kukreja earned a medical degree at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed residencies in general surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and in cardiothoracic surgery at UCSF. She completed fellowships in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and completed extensive training in the design of clinical trials. She also earned a master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Kukreja has received numerous professional honors including the Pharmacia/Upjohn Trauma Research Competition Award, John A. Mannick Research Award and Excellence in Teaching Award at Harvard Medical School.

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