Dr. Ronald Poropatich is the Director of the Center for Military Medicine Research and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is an experienced Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine physician who served 30 years on active duty in the US Army retiring in 2012 at the rank of Colonel with extended assignments at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, the US Army Medical Research and Development Command, Fort Detrick, MD and in overseas deployed settings. He received his medical degree from Drexel University in 1985. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the WRNMMC as well as his fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Poropatich is a long-standing educator/researcher with expertise in telemedicine, autonomous pre-hospital care and pulmonary/critical care medicine. He has over 80 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, numerous book chapters, and edited 2 books on Telemedicine. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medicine, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, the American Telemedicine Association, and the American Institute for Medical Biological Engineering.
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Saving Lives on the Battlefields of the Future
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