GOLD is pleased to announce that Dr. Alvar Agusti has accepted the role Chair, GOLD Board of Directors as of September 2016.
Prof. Alvar Agustí, MD, PhD, FRCP, FERS
Prof. Alvar Agustí is currently Director of the Respiratory Institute at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona (www.hospitalclinic.org), and Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona. His main research interests include COPD and sleep disorders. He has published more than 400 papers in peer-reviewed journals (H-Index 72) and has over 40 contributions to books. He is regularly invited to speak at international conferences and symposia. He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Thoracic Society (where he has been associated editor of the Am. J. Respir. And Crit. Care Med.), and the European Respiratory Society (in which he has been a Member of its Executive Committee). He has a sit at the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Balearic Islands, he is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP), a Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS) and Chair of the Board of Directors of GOLD (www.goldcopd.org).