Emily S. Wan, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

MD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Dr. Wan is a graduate of Yale University and the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. She completed her internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by fellowship training in the Harvard Combined Pulmonary and Critical Care Program. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and attends in the ICU and inpatient and outpatient pulmonary services at VA Boston and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Her research interests include the epidemiology, genetics, and genomics of COPD. She is a member of the Genetics Analysis Core of the COPDGene Study and is the principal investigator of research grants from the Alpha-1 Foundation and a Career Development Award 2 from the Veterans Administration.
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  1. Maselli DJ, Bhatt SP, Anzueto A, Bowler RP, DeMeo DL, Diaz AA, Dransfield MT, Fawzy A, Foreman MG, Hanania NA, Hersh CP, Kim V, Kinney GL, Putcha N, Wan ES, Wells JM, Westney GE, Young KA, Silverman EK, Han MK, Make BJ. Clinical Epidemiology of COPD: Insights From 10 Years of the COPDGene Study. Chest. 2019 May 30. PMID: 31154041.
  2. Wan ES, Silverman EK. Reply to Marruchella: Preserved Ratio Impaired Spirometry and Interstitial Lung Abnormalities in Smokers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 May 15; 199(10):1293-1294. PMID: 30802417.
  3. Wan ES, Fortis S, Regan EA, Hokanson J, Han MK, Casaburi R, Make BJ, Crapo JD, DeMeo DL, Silverman EK. Longitudinal Phenotypes and Mortality in Preserved Ratio Impaired Spirometry in the COPDGene Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Dec 01; 198(11):1397-1405. PMID: 29874098.
  4. Kantorowski A, Wan ES, Homsy D, Kadri R, Richardson CR, Moy ML. Determinants and outcomes of change in physical activity in COPD. ERJ Open Res. 2018 Jul; 4(3).View Related Profiles. PMID: 30083551.
  5. Wan ES, Kantorowski A, Homsy D, Kadri R, Richardson CR, Mori D, Moy ML. Self-reported task-oriented physical activity: A comparison with objective daily step count in COPD. Respir Med. 2018 07; 140:63-70.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29957283.
  6. Wan ES. Examining genetic susceptibility in acute exacerbations of COPD. Thorax. 2018 06; 73(6):507-509. PMID: 29317548.
  7. Kim WJ, Yim JJ, Kim DK, Lee MG, Fuhlbrigge AL, Sliwinski P, Hawrylkiewicz I, Wan ES, Cho MH, Silverman EK. Severe COPD cases from Korea, Poland, and USA have substantial differences in respiratory symptoms and other respiratory illnesses. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017; 12:3415-3423. PMID: 29238186.
  8. Wan ES, Kantorowski A, Homsy D, Teylan M, Kadri R, Richardson CR, Gagnon DR, Garshick E, Moy ML. Promoting physical activity in COPD: Insights from a randomized trial of a web-based intervention and pedometer use. Respir Med. 2017 Sep; 130:102-110.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29206627.
  9. Wan ES, Li Y, Lao T, Qiu W, Jiang Z, Mancini JD, Owen CA, Clish C, DeMeo DL, Silverman EK, Zhou X. Metabolomic profiling in a Hedgehog Interacting Protein (Hhip) murine model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Sci Rep. 2017 05 31; 7(1):2504. PMID: 28566717.
  10. Wan ES, DeMeo DL. Translating genomics into risk prediction. Thorax. 2017 07; 72(7):598-599. PMID: 28320931.
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