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Moves in Medicine: Lung Disease

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Temple Health and 6ABC-TV collaborated on a sponsored segment about lung disease. The segment featured Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP, Chair and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and Director of the Temple Lung Center, and Cherie P. Erkmen, MD, Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery and Professor in the Center for Asian Health at LKSOM and Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program and the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Temple University Hospital. Patient Kevin Dougherty shared his journey from a pulmonary fibrosis diagnosis to participation in a clinical trial to a double lung transplant – all at Temple – and the multidisciplinary care he received in one place.