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Clinical Research

Dr. Leslie Spikes, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Spikes leads the Pulmonary Hypertension, COVID/Post-COVID, and Sepsis Clinical Research Unit, and has extensive experience in conducting Pharmaceutical, NIH, and Investigator-Initiated Trials.

Dr. Mario Castro, M.D., MPH
Division Chief of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research, Director of the Rainbow Clinical and Translational Science Unit (CTSU, Frontiers)

Dr. Castro leads the Airway and Asthma Translational Research Unit (AATRU), which currently has >25 studies, all of which have opportunities for students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty to perform focused research in an area of interest.

Dr. Lewis Satterwhite, M.D.
Associate Professor Medicine. 

Dr. Chase Hall, M.D.
Associate Professor Medicine

Translational Research

Dr. Navneet Dhillon, Ph.D.
Division Director of Pulmonary Research, Professor of Medicine

Dr. Dhillon is an internal leader in studying disorders of the pulmonary circulatory system with an emphasis in cellular and molecular pathogenesis of HIV infection-induced pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Dhillon has been very successful in securing extramural funding from the NIH and the American Heart Association. 

See our current studies

Internal Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division
Mailstop 3007
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6045