Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, American College of Chest Physicians, the CHEST Foundation, American Thoracic Society
Dr. Sidney Stuart Braman is professor of medicine and the division director of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University since 2000. He has also been director of the division of pulmonary, sleep medicine and critical care medicine at the Rhode Island Hospital, Brown's major university teaching hospital, since 1973.
Dr. Braman is recipient of the GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health Award, created by the American College of Chest Physicians and the CHEST Foundation, for 2007-2010. This award was given to develop a chronic care model for COPD and its co-morbidities. This is an initiative for primary care physicians and other healthcare providers to improve the quality of life and health outcomes of patients with COPD. His research and scholarly interests are primarily related to COPD and asthma and the investigation of new approaches in the treatment of airway disease. Dr. Braman is the past-president of the American College of Chest Physicians and has been a member of the board of directors of the CHEST Foundation. He is a member and former board member of the American Thoracic Society and was chairman of its Clinical Problems Assembly and International Conference Committee. He served as president of the staff association of the Rhode Island Hospital and member of the hospital's board of trustees.
Dr. Braman completed fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and a residency and internship in internal medicine at Philadelphia General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and his bachelor's degree from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennylvania.
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