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Alan F. Barker M.D.

    • Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine School of Medicine
Dr. Barker received his BA from Carleton College, Minnesota in 1966 and received his MD degree in 1970 from the University of Missouri Medical School. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals and served as Chief Resident from 1973 to 1974. Following this, Dr. Barker was a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellow at the University of San Diego from 1974-1976.

Education

  • B.A., Carleton College, Northfield Minnesota 0 1966
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine,University of Washington, Seattle, 1973Chief Resident, University of Washington Affilitated Hospitals, 1974
  • Fellowship:

    • Pulmonary Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 1976
  • Certifications:

    • Internal Medicine, 1973; Pulmonary Medicine, 1976; Critical Care Medicine, 1989 (Recertification in 1999)

Memberships and associations

  • American Thoracic Society 1974-Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians 1976-Oregon Thoracic Society 1976 (president 1982-83)

Publications

  • "Bioequivalence of a Liquid Formulation of Alpha-Proteinase Inhibitor Compared with Prolastin®-C (Lyophilized Alpha-PI) in Alpha-Antitrypsin Deficiency." COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  In: , 05.10.2017, p. 1-7.
  • "Adult Patients With Bronchiectasis : A First Look at the US Bronchiectasis Research Registry." Chest  In: , Vol. 151, No. 5, 01.05.2017, p. 982-992.
  • "Symptomatic Treatment of Cough Among Adult Patients With Lung Cancer : CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report." Chest  In: , Vol. 151, No. 4, 01.04.2017, p. 861-874.
  • "Cough in the Athlete : CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report." Chest  In: , Vol. 151, No. 2, 01.02.2017, p. 441-454.
  • "Chronic Cough Due to Gastroesophageal Reflux in Adults : CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report." Chest  In: , Vol. 150, No. 6, 01.12.2016, p. 1341-1360.
  • "Occupational and Environmental Contributions to Chronic Cough in Adults : Chest Expert Panel Report." Chest  In: , Vol. 150, No. 4, 01.10.2016, p. 894-907.
  • "Patient-centered research priorities for pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection an NTM research consortium workshop report." Annals of the American Thoracic Society In: , Vol. 13, No. 9, 01.09.2016, p. S379-S384.
  • "Accuracy of chest high-resolution computed tomography in diagnosing diffuse cystic lung diseases." European Respiratory Journal In: , Vol. 46, No. 4, 01.10.2015, p. 1196-1199.
  • "Quality of Life Questionnaire-Bronchiectasis : Final psychometric analyses and determination of minimal important difference scores." Thorax In: , Vol. 70, No. 1, 01.01.2015, p. 12-20.
  • "Inhaled mannitol for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis : A randomised, controlled trial." Thorax  In: , Vol. 69, No. 12, 01.12.2014, p. 1073-1079.
  • "Overview of the management of cough CHEST guideline and expert panel report." Chest  In: , Vol. 146, No. 4, 01.10.2014, p. 885-889.
  • "Aztreonam for inhalation solution in patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (AIR-BX1 and AIR-BX2) : Two randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trials." The Lancet Respiratory Medicine In: , Vol. 2, No. 9, 01.09.2014, p. 738-749.
  • "Circulating polymers in α-antitrypsin deficiency." European Respiratory Journal In: , Vol. 43, No. 5, 01.05.2014, p. 1501-1504.
  • "A preliminary quality of life questionnaire-bronchiectasis : A patient-reported outcome measure for bronchiectasis." Chest In: , Vol. 146, No. 2, 2014, p. 437-448.
  • "Obliterative bronchiolitis." New England Journal of Medicine In: , Vol. 370, No. 19, 2014, p. 1820-1828.
  • "Serum VEGF-D concentration as a biomarker of lymphangioleiomyomatosis severity and treatment response : A prospective analysis of the Multicenter International Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Efficacy of Sirolimus (MILES) trial." The Lancet Respiratory Medicine In: , Vol. 1, No. 6, 08.2013, p. 445-452.
  • "Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis." Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine In: , Vol. 19, No. 2, 03.2013, p. 133-139.
  • "Association of cigarette smoking and CRP levels with DNA methylation in α-1 antitrypsin deficiency." Epigenetics In: , Vol. 7, No. 7, 07.2012, p. 720-728.
  • "Pathogenesis of Bronchiectasis." Clinics in Chest Medicine In: , Vol. 33, No. 2, 06.2012, p. 211-217.
  • "Reversible pulmonary toxicity due to lenalidomide." Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice  In: , Vol. 18, No. 2, 06.2012, p. 284-286.
  • "Thoracic endometriosis unmasked by ovarian hyperstimulation for in vitro fertilization." Journal of General Internal Medicine In: , Vol. 27, No. 5, 05.2012, p. 603-607.
  • "Association of IREB2 and CHRNA3 polymorphisms with airflow obstruction in severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency." Respiratory Research In: , Vol. 13, 16, 22.02.2012.
  • "Impact of non-linear smoking effects on the identification of gene-by-smoking interactions in COPD genetics studies." Thorax  In: , Vol. 66, No. 10, 10.2011, p. 903-909.
  • "Efficacy and safety of sirolimus in lymphangioleiomyomatosis." New England Journal of Medicine In: , Vol. 364, No. 17, 28.04.2011, p. 1595-1606.
  • "Pulmonary complications."  Blood and Marrow Transplant Handbook: Comprehensive Guide for Patient Care. Springer New York, 2011. p. 233-244.
  • "Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency identification and management : It is the team more than the genes." COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In: , Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010, p. 162-163.
  • "An official American Thoracic Society statement : Position statement on ATS activities for the promotion of respiratory and sleep/wake health and the care of the critically ill in the United States." American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine In: , Vol. 180, No. 10, 15.11.2009, p. 1023-1029.
  • "Development of predictive models for airflow obstruction in alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency." American Journal of Epidemiology In: , Vol. 170, No. 8, 10.2009, p. 1005-1013.
  • "Heritability of lung function in severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency." Human Heredity In: , Vol. 67, No. 1, 11.2008, p. 38-45.
  • "IL10 polymorphisms are associated with airflow obstruction in severe α-antitrypsin deficiency." American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology In: , Vol. 38, No. 1, 01.2008, p. 114-120.

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