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Dr. Elizabeth Kings

Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director
Dr. Elizabeth Klings is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease, which cares for over 500 adult and pediatric patients, at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center. She received her BA and MD degrees from New York University and completed her training in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care at Boston City Hospital/Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine. She joined the faculty at Boston University School of Medicine in July 2000. Her clinical and research interests have focused on the pulmonary vascular complications of sickle cell disease, and she has published over 60 papers and book chapters on the subject. She led the development of the Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine in 2014 and continues to lead efforts to better understand this condition. She became the Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine in July 2018 where she leads a multi-specialty program devoted to clinical management, research and education in pulmonary hypertension. Her current research interests are in the roles of pulmonary vascular modulators, particularly sleep-disordered breathing and venous thromboembolism in the development of pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease.

My Presenters Sessions

Friday, July 26
 

12:30pm