Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Lewis J Smith, MD

Lewis J Smith, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Preventive Medicine



Rubloff Building Suite 707
750 N Lake Shore
Chicago IL 60611

ljsmith( at )

Hospital Affiliations

I am on the medical staff at the following Feinberg-affiliated hospital(s)

Education and Certification

MD: University of Rochester (1973)
Internship: Strong Memorial Hospital, Medicine (1974)
Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, Medicine (1976)
Fellowship: Boston City Hospital, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (1978)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease


Description of Interests

My current research interests include the role of diet in asthma pathogenesis, novel treatments for asthma and COPD, and the development of novel clinical research study designs to improve the translation of clinical research results into better health outcomes.

Interests (Keywords)

Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Clinical Research; Drugs (clinical pharmacology)

Research and Publications

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