Councils - Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)



Scientific Council on Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension



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UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETING:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
in La Jolla AB of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Diego CA, USA, during the ISHLT 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

COUNCIL LEADERSHIP OPERATING BOARD
(Parentheses after name indicates year rotating off Board)

COUNCIL CHAIR:

William R. Auger, MD (2021)
UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, California, USA
bauger@ucsd.edu

Dr. Auger is currently a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and the director of UCSD's Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) Program. Having devoted 30 years to the management of CTEPH patients, his academic interests focus on the evaluation and treatment of pulmonary hypertension, particularly chronic thromboembolic disease and other large vessel pulmonary vascular disorders.

Dr. Auger accepted his faculty appointment at UC San Diego in 1989 after he completed a three-year pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the same university. Prior to this, he undertook a critical care fellowship at Ellis Hospital, an affiliate of Albany Medical Center in New York. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York after earning his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Dr. Auger is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the International CTEPH Association, the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and a fellowship of the American College of Chest Physicians.
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