Dr. Pamela J. McShane Elected as Chair of the Bronchiectasis and NTM Research Registry Consortium

December 12, 2023

MIAMI & NEW YORK, (Dec. 12, 2023) - The COPD Foundation, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving the lives of those affected by COPD, bronchiectasis, and nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease, recently announced that Dr. Pamela J. McShane was elected as chair of the Bronchiectasis and NTM Research Registry Consortium.

"I am honored to have been elected as Chair of the U.S. Bronchiectasis and NTM Research Registry Consortium," said Dr. Pamela J. McShane. "I am incredibly enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead. Together with our dedicated team, I look forward to furthering the mission of the Registry, working to improve healthcare outcomes in bronchiectasis, and making a lasting impact on our patients' lives."

Dr. Pamela J. McShane is a Professor of Medicine at UT Tyler School of Medicine and an accomplished physician, specializing in pulmonology, critical care medicine, and infectious lung diseases. She holds dual board certifications in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a distinguished member of medical societies such as the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and the European Respiratory Society.

The Bronchiectasis and NTM Research Registry is a consolidated database of bronchiectasis and NTM patients from multiple clinical institutions across the US. The Registry serves as a platform to better understand these conditions and to support clinical trials for the treatment of bronchiectasis and NTM lung disease.

For more information about the Registry and the COPD Foundation, visit BronchiectasisandNTM360.org


About the COPD Foundation
The COPD Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help millions of people live longer and healthier lives by advancing research, advocacy, and awareness to stop COPD, bronchiectasis, and NTM lung disease. The Foundation does this through scientific research, education, advocacy, and awareness to prevent disease, slow progression, and find a cure. For more information, visit copdfoundation.org, or follow us on X and LinkedIn.

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