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Kyle Hogarth received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Hogarth’s research focuses on improving quality of life and outcomes for patients with AAT deficiency, improving AAT deficiency diagnosis, and improving the early detection and management of lung cancer. He is an investigator in numerous clinical trials for these diseases. In 2009, he received the Department of Medicine Residency Award for Outstanding Teaching. In 2011 and 2007, he received the Department of Medicine’s Outstanding Faculty Clinical Service Award. In addition to his clinical and research work, he is on the Editorial Board for the journals of CHEST and Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society. He runs a large clinic devoted to the care of Alpha-1 patients.
Robert “Sandy” Sandhaus graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with a degree in molecular biology. He then received a PhD in cell biology and an MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and a pulmonary fellowship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He was then appointed to the UCSF medical faculty and subsequently joined the medical faulty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1981 where he founded the Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Program at National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver and remains its director. His research throughout his academic career has centered on the role of white blood cell enzymes in the prevention and promotion of lung disease. This work led to a special clinical interest in patients with the genetic deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin. In addition to his ongoing academic career. Dr. Sandhaus briefly left medical practice to work in research and development in the biopharmaceutical industry. He ran clinical development programs at Cortech, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, and Gilead Sciences. Dr. Sandhaus has served on the Boards of Directors of the Alpha-1 Association, the Alpha-1 Foundation, AlphaNet, and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. For the past five years, he has been the Executive Vice President and Medical Director of AlphaNet and the Clinical Director of the Alpha-1 Foundation. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He lives in Bow Mar, Colorado.
South Central Washington Alpha-1 Support Group
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Midwest Alphas Support Group
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Capital Region of NY Alpha-1 Support Group
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Alabama Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting
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Sacramento Alpha-1 Support Group
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Alpha Gators Support Group Meeting and Holiday Celebration
Alpha Gators Support Group Meeting and Holiday Celebration - Boynton Beach, FL
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