Monica Kraft, MD, chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious European Respiratory Society. She is one of only 17 people (and two Americans) to receive the honor this year. The award recognizes a lifetime of excellence and contributions to research, education and clinical leadership in respiratory medicine and brings together members who have excelled in their field to form an elite advisory board that is called upon by the society to weigh in on various matters related to research and clinical challenges.
Dr. Kraft also is a professor of medicine in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, deputy director of the UA Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center and the Robert and Irene Flinn Endowed Chair of Medicine. http://deptmedicine.arizona.edu/news/2017/department-medicine-chair-named-fellow-european-respiratory-society