In Memory of Dr. Sreedhar Nair
April 14, 2014 |
Dr. Sreedhar Nair, Founder and President of The National Emphysema Foundation (NEF), died on March 3, 2014, after bravely suffering from a long battle with heart disease. For the past 43 years, Dr. Nair has been the driving force behind the NEF and he has worked tirelessly to advance the efforts and the mission of the Foundation. Under his leadership, the NEF has played a pivotal role in increasing public awareness of emphysema by supporting educational, advocacy and research initiatives, and, through these efforts, in improving the quality of life for countless patients with emphysema and their caregivers.