Message From The Chair

Donna Ferriero, MD, MS

Our department proudly marked 100 years of service in 2013—a century spent educating the next generation of physicians, delivering excellent clinical care to our young patients, and constantly improving treatment options through biomedical research.

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John A. Clements, MD



Professor of Pulmonary Biology (Emeritus), CVRI and Department of Pediatrics

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Biography

Dr. John A. Clements is the recipient of the 2008 Pollin Prize in recognition of his seminal contributions to our understanding of how lungs hold air, and to the development of a lifesaving treatment for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in infants. Once this country’s largest contributor to infant mortality, neonatal RDS now causes very few deaths.  Dr. Clements is the Emeritus Julius H. Comroe Jr., Professor of Pulmonary Biology,  emeritus professor of pediatrics, and retired member of the Graduate Program in Biophysics at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

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Last updated 06-13-2014