Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Lewis J Smith, MD

Lewis J Smith, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Focus of Work


My current research interests include the role of diet in asthma pathogenesis, novel treatments for asthma and COPD, and the development of novel clinical research study designs to improve the translation of clinical research results into better health outcomes.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Rochester (1973)
  • Internship: Strong Memorial Hospital, Medicine (1974)
  • Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, Medicine (1976)
  • Fellowship: Boston City Hospital, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (1978)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease



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