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Awards & Honors - Jan 18, 2012American Thoracic Society Appointment
Atul Malhotra, MD
Dr. Malhotra is the medical director of the BWH Sleep Disorders Research Program, clinical chief of the Brigham Sleep Medicine Division and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School. HE is a principal investigator on six National Institutes of Health grants, running a large laboratory focused on the pathogenesis of sleep apnea and the metabolic/cardiovascular complications of sleep disorders. He is also active in critical care research, particularly focused on physiological issues of mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome.