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Prof. Niederman’s interests lie in respiratory tract infections, including mechanisms of airway colonization, management of community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia, the role of guidelines for pneumonia, and the impact of antibiotic resistance on the management and outcomes of respiratory tract infections. He has published over 400 peer reviewed or review articles, and lectured widely. Dr Niederman served as co-chairman of the committees that created the American Thoracic Society 1993 and 2001 guidelines for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia and the 1996 and 2005 committees that wrote guidelines for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia. He was a member of the ATS/IDSA committee that published guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia in 2007. He is Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Pulmonary Medicine, and serves on the editorial boards of Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine , Critical Care and Chest. Prior to his appointment at Weill Cornell he was Professor in the Dept. of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, New York for 16 years. (3/2016)
Clinical Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center (2015-)
Professor of Clinical Medicine Weill Cornell Medical College (2015-)
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