TownHall 5 Dr Haczku
From Ken Kaplan on May 2nd, 2020
Dr. Angela Haczku, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Medicine, Director of the UC Davis Lung Center, and is Associate Dean of Translational Research for the School of Medicine. Dr. Haczku is co-author on the paper describing the first US community transmission COVID-19 at UC Davis Health. You can read more about this case study in a recent publication in the journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases (link below, along with popular press articles).
Dr. Haczku is an internationally recognized expert in pulmonary immunology. Her research focuses on the effects of environmental exposures (air pollution, cigarette smoke and psychosocial stress) on respiratory health and disease. She’s authored nearly 100 peer-reviewed papers, has been federally funded for the past 15 years and has received numerous awards, such as the Parker B Francis Pulmonary Fellowship, MRC (Canada) Fellowship Award and American Lung Association (ALA) Career Investigator Award. She holds the Chester Robbins Endowment for Pulmonary Research at UC Davis.