Prof. Richard Casaburi The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, USA2 Talks
Dr. Casaburi completed his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree and doctorate in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Five years after joining the Department of Medicine faculty at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Casaburi pursued his medical degree at the University of Miami. Returning to Harbor-UCLA, he... read morecompleted clinical training and rejoined the Division of Respiratory Medicine faculty. He served as Division Chief for six years. He is currently Division Associate Chief for Research. Dr. Casaburi established the Rehabilitation Clinical Trials Center in 1999, a clinical research facility dedicated to improving COPD patient’s lives.
Dr. Casaburi and co-workers have completed more than 80 clinical research studies, including three major NIH multicenter projects. He has presented over 800 invited lectures on respiratory physiology, exercise science, pulmonary rehabilitation and COPD management. He has published more than 360 papers and 320 abstracts. His papers have received over 74,000 citations; his h-index is 92.
Dr. Casaburi is a Fellow of the ACCP, AACVPR, ATS and ERS. He received the 2020 ERS Presidential Award for his contributions to respiratory medicine and the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rehabilitation Assembly of the ATS. He is on the Board of Directors of the COPD Foundation.