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Kevin C Wilson, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionPulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine
Address72 E. Concord St Housman (R)
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-4860
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-4429-2263
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
I have expertise in all aspects of evidence-based medicine. This includes the development and appraisal of performance measures, appraisal of the quality of evidence, formulating and grading recommendations, creating evidence summaries, developing clinical practice guidelines, and performing systematic reviews, pragmatic reviews, and meta-analyses.

 NIH RePORTER Grants
 Self-Described Keywords
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Health planning guidelines
  • Meta-analysis
  • Review, Systematic
 Publications
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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  1. Jamil SM, Oren E, Garrison GW, Srikanth S, Lewinsohn DM, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Feb; 14(2):275-278. PMID: 28146376.
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  2. Girard TD, Alhazzani W, Kress JP, Ouellette DR, Schmidt GA, Truwit JD, Burns SM, Epstein SK, Esteban A, Fan E, Ferrer M, Fraser GL, Gong MN, Hough CL, Mehta S, Nanchal R, Patel S, Pawlik AJ, Schweickert WD, Sessler CN, Strøm T, Wilson KC, Morris PE. An Official American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults. Rehabilitation Protocols, Ventilator Liberation Protocols, and Cuff Leak Tests. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan 01; 195(1):120-133. PMID: 27762595.
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  3. Schmidt GA, Girard TD, Kress JP, Morris PE, Ouellette DR, Alhazzani W, Burns SM, Epstein SK, Esteban A, Fan E, Ferrer M, Fraser GL, Gong MN, L Hough C, Mehta S, Nanchal R, Patel S, Pawlik AJ, Schweickert WD, Sessler CN, Strøm T, Wilson KC, Truwit JD. Official Executive Summary of an American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan 01; 195(1):115-119. PMID: 27762608.
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  4. Erb CT, Patel B, Orr JE, Bice T, Richards JB, Metersky ML, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Management of Adults with Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Dec; 13(12):2258-2260. PMID: 27925784.
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  5. Schmidt GA, Girard TD, Kress JP, Morris PE, Ouellette DR, Alhazzani W, Burns SM, Epstein SK, Esteban A, Fan E, Ferrer M, Fraser GL, Gong MN, Hough CL, Mehta S, Nanchal R, Patel S, Pawlik AJ, Schweickert WD, Sessler CN, Strøm T, Wilson KC, Truwit JD. Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults: Executive Summary of an Official American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Chest. 2017 Jan; 151(1):160-165. PMID: 27818329.
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  6. Dela Cruz CS, Lyons PG, Pasnick S, Weinstock T, Nahid P, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Nov; 13(11):2060-2063. PMID: 27831799.
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  7. Weiss CH, Krishnan JA, Au DH, Bender BG, Carson SS, Cattamanchi A, Cloutier MM, Cooke CR, Erickson K, George M, Gerald JK, Gerald LB, Goss CH, Gould MK, Hyzy R, Kahn JM, Mittman BS, Mosesón EM, Mularski RA, Parthasarathy S, Patel SR, Rand CS, Redeker NS, Reiss TF, Riekert KA, Rubenfeld GD, Tate JA, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement: Implementation Science in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct 15; 194(8):1015-1025. PMID: 27739895.
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  8. Han MK, Martinez CH, Au DH, Bourbeau J, Boyd CM, Branson R, Criner GJ, Kalhan R, Kallstrom TJ, King A, Krishnan JA, Lareau SC, Lee TA, Lindell K, Mannino DM, Martinez FJ, Meldrum C, Press VG, Thomashow B, Tycon L, Sullivan JL, Walsh J, Wilson KC, Wright J, Yawn B, Zueger PM, Bhatt SP, Dransfield MT. Meeting the challenge of COPD care delivery in the USA: a multiprovider perspective. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Jun; 4(6):473-526. PMID: 27185520.
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  9. Weinstock T, Kidambi P, Channick CL, Michaud GC, Broaddus C, Makani SS, Wiener RS, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening Programs with Low-Dose Computed Tomography in Clinical Practice. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Mar; 13(3):425-7. PMID: 26963353.
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  10. Wilson KC, Gould MK, Krishnan JA, Boyd CM, Brozek JL, Cooke CR, Douglas IS, Goodman RA, Joo MJ, Lareau S, Mularski RA, Patel MR, Rosenfeld RM, Shanawani H, Slatore C, Sockrider M, Sufian B, Thomson CC, Wiener RS. An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report. A Framework for Addressing Multimorbidity in Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pulmonary Disease, Critical Illness, and Sleep Disorders. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Mar; 13(3):S12-21. PMID: 26963362.
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  11. Wilson KC. Reply to "An Important Step Forward, but Still a Way to Go". Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb 1; 193(3):342. PMID: 26829428.
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  12. Carlos WG, Strek ME, Wang TS, Patel H, Raghu G, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jan; 13(1):115-7. PMID: 26730865.
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  13. Hayes MM, Turnbull AE, Zaeh S, White DB, Bosslet GT, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Nov; 12(11):1697-9. PMID: 26540420.
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  14. Wilson KC, Raghu G. The 2015 guidelines for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: an important chapter in the evolution of the management of patients with IPF. Eur Respir J. 2015 Oct; 46(4):883-6. PMID: 26424518.
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  15. Celli BR, Decramer M, Wedzicha JA, Wilson KC, Agustí A, Criner GJ, MacNee W, Make BJ, Rennard SI, Stockley RA, Vogelmeier C, Anzueto A, Au DH, Barnes PJ, Burgel PR, Calverley PM, Casanova C, Clini EM, Cooper CB, Coxson HO, Dusser DJ, Fabbri LM, Fahy B, Ferguson GT, Fisher A, Fletcher MJ, Hayot M, Hurst JR, Jones PW, Mahler DA, Maltais F, Mannino DM, Martinez FJ, Miravitlles M, Meek PM, Papi A, Rabe KF, Roche N, Sciurba FC, Sethi S, Siafakas N, Sin DD, Soriano JB, Stoller JK, Tashkin DP, Troosters T, Verleden GM, Verschakelen J, Vestbo J, Walsh JW, Washko GR, Wise RA, Wouters EF, ZuWallack RL. An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: research questions in COPD. Eur Respir J. 2015 Apr; 45(4):879-905. PMID: 25829431.
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  16. Fan E, Cheek F, Chlan L, Gosselink R, Hart N, Herridge MS, Hopkins RO, Hough CL, Kress JP, Latronico N, Moss M, Needham DM, Rich MM, Stevens RD, Wilson KC, Winkelman C, Zochodne DW, Ali NA. An official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice guideline: the diagnosis of intensive care unit-acquired weakness in adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Dec 15; 190(12):1437-46. PMID: 25496103.
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  17. Pasnick SD, Carlos WG, Arunachalam A, Celestin FM, Parsons JP, Hallstrand TS, Anderson SD, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Dec; 11(10):1651-2. PMID: 25549031.
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  18. Angus DC, Deutschman CS, Hall JB, Wilson KC, Munro CL, Hill NS. Choosing wisely® in critical care: maximizing value in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 42(11):2437-8. PMID: 25319903.
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  19. Angus DC, Deutschman CS, Hall JB, Wilson KC, Munro CL, Hill NS. Choosing wisely in critical care: maximizing value in the ICU. Chest. 2014 Nov; 146(5):1142-4. PMID: 25317583.
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  20. Angus DC, Deutschman CS, Hall JB, Wilson KC, Munro CL, Hill NS. Choosing wisely(®) in critical care: maximizing value in the intensive care unit. Am J Crit Care. 2014 Nov; 23(6):444-6. PMID: 25362666.
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  21. Meyer KC, Raghu G, Verleden GM, Corris PA, Aurora P, Wilson KC, Brozek J, Glanville AR. An international ISHLT/ATS/ERS clinical practice guideline: diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. Eur Respir J. 2014 Dec; 44(6):1479-503. PMID: 25359357.
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  22. Wilson KC, Gould MK. Choosing Wisely(®) in pulmonary medicine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun 15; 189(12):1451-2. PMID: 24930524.
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  23. Kahn JM, Gould MK, Krishnan JA, Wilson KC, Au DH, Cooke CR, Douglas IS, Feemster LC, Mularski RA, Slatore CG, Wiener RS. An official American thoracic society workshop report: developing performance measures from clinical practice guidelines. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 May; 11(4):S186-95. PMID: 24828810.
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  24. Klings ES, Machado RF, Barst RJ, Morris CR, Mubarak KK, Gordeuk VR, Kato GJ, Ataga KI, Gibbs JS, Castro O, Rosenzweig EB, Sood N, Hsu L, Wilson KC, Telen MJ, Decastro LM, Krishnamurti L, Steinberg MH, Badesch DB, Gladwin MT. An official American Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline: diagnosis, risk stratification, and management of pulmonary hypertension of sickle cell disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar 15; 189(6):727-40. PMID: 24628312.
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  25. Wilson KC, Irwin RS, File TM, Schünemann HJ, Guyatt GH, Rabe KF. Reporting and publishing guidelines: article 12 in Integrating and coordinating efforts in COPD guideline development. An official ATS/ERS workshop report. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2012 Dec; 9(5):293-7. PMID: 23256173.
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  26. Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Yamasaki H, Si CP, Jin X, Zhang Y, Richmond J, Tuzova M, Wilson K, Sullivan B, Jones D, Ryzhenko N, Little F, Kupper TS, Center DM, Cruikshank WW. Loss of nuclear pro-IL-16 facilitates cell cycle progression in human cutaneous T cell lymphoma. J Clin Invest. 2011 Dec; 121(12):4838-49. PMID: 22080865.
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  27. Wilson KC, Schünemann HJ. An appraisal of the evidence underlying performance measures for community-acquired pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun 1; 183(11):1454-62. PMID: 21239689.
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  28. Brown RG, Landau S, Hindle JV, Playfer J, Samuel M, Wilson KC, Hurt CS, Anderson RJ, Carnell J, Dickinson L, Gibson G, van Schaick R, Sellwood K, Thomas BA, Burn DJ. Depression and anxiety related subtypes in Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 Jul; 82(7):803-9. PMID: 21217155.
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  29. Wilson KC, Mirabile-Levens E, Saukkonen JJ. Respiratory tract disorders related to alcohol and other drug use. In, Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials (Eds, Ries RK, Fiellin DA, Miller SC, Saitz R). American Society of Addiction Medicine, Chevy Chase, MD. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins. Philadelphia. 2011.
  30. Lazarides T, McCormick TM, Wilson KC, Lee S, McCamant DW, Eisenberg R. Sensitizing the sensitizer: the synthesis and photophysical study of bodipy-Pt(II)(diimine)(dithiolate) conjugates. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Jan 19; 133(2):350-64. PMID: 21175161.
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  31. Wilson KC. Flexible Bronchoscopy: Indications and contraindications. UpToDate (Ed, Rose, B). Version 18.3. Waltham, MA. 2010.
  32. Theodore AC, Wilson KC. An unseen danger: frequency of posterior vessel wall penetration by needles during attempts to place internal jugular vein central catheters using ultrasound guidance. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):345-6; author reply 346-7. PMID: 20023505.
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  33. Wilson KC. Flexible Bronchoscopy: Equipment, procedure, and complications. UpToDate (Ed, Rose, B). Version 18.3. Waltham, MA. 2010.
  34. Wilson KC, Mirabile-Levens E, Saukkonen JJ . Respiratory tract disorders related to alcohol and other drug use. In, Principles of Addiction Medicine, 4th Edition (Eds, Ries RK, Fiellin DA, Miller SC, Saitz R). American Society of Addiction Medicine, Chevy Chase, MD. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins. Philadelphia. 2009; 1031-1048.
  35. Wilson KC, Farber HW. Propylene glycol accumulation during continuous-infusion lorazepam in critically ill patients. J Intensive Care Med. 2008 Nov-Dec; 23(6):413; author reply 414-5. PMID: 19019841.
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  36. Wilson KC. Grading improves transparency and quality. Chest. 2008 Nov; 134(5):1107; author reply 1108. PMID: 18988792.
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  37. Little FF, Wilson KC, Berman JS, Center DM. Lymphocyte- and Macrophage-mediated Inflammation of the Lung. In, Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 4th Edition (Eds, Fishman, AP, Elias, JA, Fishman, JA, Grippi, MA, Senior, RM, and Pack, AI). McGraw Hill. New York. 2008; 291.
  38. Wilson KC, Hollingsworth H. What’s new in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. UpToDate (Ed, Rose, B). Version 15.3 (October 2007) through Version 19.2 (June 2011). Waltham, MA. 2007.
  39. Fisher KA, Serlin DM, Wilson KC, Walter RE, Berman JS, Farber HW. Sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension: outcome with long-term epoprostenol treatment. Chest. 2006 Nov; 130(5):1481-8. PMID: 17099027.
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  40. Wilson KC. What’s new in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. UpToDate (Ed, Rose, B). Version 14.1 (February 2006) through Version 15.2 (June 2007). Waltham, MA. 2006.
  41. Wilson KC, Cattel DJ, Wan Z, Rahangdale S, Ren F, Kornfeld H, Sullivan BA, Cruikshank WW, Center DM. Regulation of nuclear Prointerleukin-16 and p27(Kip1) in primary human T lymphocytes. Cell Immunol. 2005 Sep; 237(1):17-27. PMID: 16289056.
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  42. Wilson KC, Reardon C, Theodore AC, Farber HW. Propylene glycol toxicity: a severe iatrogenic illness in ICU patients receiving IV benzodiazepines: a case series and prospective, observational pilot study. Chest. 2005 Sep; 128(3):1674-81. PMID: 16162774.
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  43. Wilson KC, Saukkonen JJ. Acute respiratory failure from abused substances. J Intensive Care Med. 2004 Jul-Aug; 19(4):183-93. PMID: 15296619.
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  44. Wilson KC, Center DM, Cruikshank WW. The effect of interleukin-16 and its precursor on T lymphocyte activation and growth. Growth Factors. 2004 Jun; 22(2):97-104. PMID: 15253385.
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  45. Lynch EL, Little FF, Wilson KC, Center DM, Cruikshank WW. Immunomodulatory cytokines in asthmatic inflammation. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 2003 Dec; 14(6):489-502. PMID: 14563351.
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  46. Wilson KC, Bielska B, Farber HW. Mycobacterium marinum osteomyelitis. Orthopedics. 2003 Mar; 26(3):331-2. PMID: 12650330.
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  47. Wilson KC, Center DM, Cruikshank WW, Zhang Y. Binding of HTLV-1 tax oncoprotein to the precursor of interleukin-16, a T cell PDZ domain-containing protein. Virology. 2003 Feb 1; 306(1):60-7. PMID: 12620798.
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  48. Wilson KC, Cruikshank WW, Center DM. The Role of Chemokines in Lymphocyte Trafficking to Lymph Nodes of the Lung. In, “Chemokines of the Lung”. (Eds., Strieter R, Standiford T, Lefant C). Lung Biology in Health and Disease series. Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York. 2003; 47-64.
  49. Wilson KC, Center DM, Cruikshank WW. Interleukin-16. In, “The Cytokine Handbook, 4th Edition.” (Eds., Thomson A. and Lotze M.). Academic Press. San Diego, CA. 2003; 463-472.
  50. Wilson KC, Cruikshank WW, Center DM. Interleukin-16. In, “Encyclopedia of Hormones”. (Eds., Henry HL and Norman AW). Academic Press. San Diego, CA. 2003; 1-9.
  51. Mirabile-Levens E, Wilson KC, and Saukkonen JJ. Pulmonary complications of addictive and abused substances. In, “Principles of Addiction Medicine, 3rd Edition”. (Eds., Graham AW and Schultz TK). 2003; 1123-1145.
  52. Wilson KC, Cruikshank WW, Center DM, Zhang Y. Prointerleukin-16 contains a functional CcN motif that regulates nuclear localization. Biochemistry. 2002 Dec 3; 41(48):14306-12. PMID: 12450396.
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  53. Wilson K, Guardino J, Shapira O. Pulmonary tumor embolism as a presenting feature of cavoatrial hepatocellular carcinoma. Chest. 2001 Feb; 119(2):657-8. PMID: 11171756.
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  54. Wilson KC, Reardon C, Farber HW. Propylene glycol toxicity in a patient receiving intravenous diazepam. N Engl J Med. 2000 Sep 14; 343(11):815. PMID: 10991709.
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  55. Wilson KC. The reflex action: a contribution of physiology to neurology. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 1996; 59(2):34-6. PMID: 8668707.
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  56. Wilson KC. Discovery of blood circulation: and the subsequent creation of the scientific method. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 1994; 57(3):33-5. PMID: 7741846.
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  57. Wilson KC, Finbloom DS. Interferon gamma rapidly induces in human monocytes a DNA-binding factor that recognizes the gamma response region within the promoter of the gene for the high-affinity Fc gamma receptor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Dec 15; 89(24):11964-8. PMID: 1334553.
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