Rodney J. Folz, MD, PhD, Named Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
CLEVELAND – University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine announce the appointment of Rodney J. Folz, MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, effective Feb. 1, 2015. He also will serve as the inaugural Director of the UH Respiratory Health Institute and, pending approval of his faculty appointment by the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees, the Hubell Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine.
Dr. Folz is a nationally recognized authority in pulmonary disease, specifically in the areas of lung disease following stem cell transplant, oxidative stress and older adults with asthma or COPD. Prior to his new appointment, he was Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine at the University of Louisville where he also served as the Medical Director of the University of Louisville Health Plan and University of Louisville Disease Management. In these leadership roles, he developed and significantly expanded the clinical, research and educational programs at the University. 

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