Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS


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Nicola (Nick) A. Hanania, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Director of the Asthma Clinical Research Center at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is also Director of the Asthma Adult Clinic and Pulmonary Diagnostic services at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston.

After receiving a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree and a Masters of Science degree in internal medicine from the University of Jordan, Dr. Hanania completed residency in internal medicine at the University of Jordan, followed by a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Hanania then completed a research fellowship at the Asthma Center of the Toronto Hospital, followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine.

Dr. Hanania is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as well as member of many professional societies, including the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Physicians, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is currently Chair, Airways Neworks of the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Hanania is the recipient of the Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation, an Outstanding Teacher Award in the Department of Medicine, and an Attending of the Year Award in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Section at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Hanania is a Deputy Editor of Respiratory Medicine and Associate Editor of Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease, Current Opinion Pulmonary Medicine (Asthma Section) and Pulmonary Pharmcology and Therapeutics. He is also reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals including European Respiratory Medicine, Chest, Drugs, Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics and the Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Dr. Hanania holds a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Investigations from Baylor College of Medicine and he is principal investigator for the American Lung Association Clinical Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine as well as principal investigator or co-investigator in several clinical trials in asthma and COPD and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and abstracts. Dr. Hanania has also been an invited lecturer for many local, national, and international meetings.

Disclosure Information:

  • Investigator/Research support
    • GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sunovion, Pfizer, MedImmune, and Astra Zeneca
  • Speaker bureau
    • GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZenecca and Forest
  • Advisory Board/Consultancy
    • Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Pearl, and Dey Inc.

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