Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD
Adjunct Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

MD, Harvard Medical School



Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., joined the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) as editor-in-chief in July of 2000. At NEJM, Dr. Drazen’s responsibilities include oversight of all editorial content and policies. His editorial background includes service as an associate editor or editorial board member for the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, and the American Journal of Medicine.

A specialist in pulmonology, Dr. Drazen maintains an active research program. Dr. Drazen has published hundreds of articles on topics such as lung physiology and the mechanisms involved in asthma. In 1999, he delivered the Amberson Lecture, the major research address at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society. In 2000, he received the Chadwick Medal from the Massachusetts Thoracic Society for his contributions to the study of lung disease.

Dr. Drazen is the Distinguished Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, professor of physiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, senior physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and adjunct professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. In 2003, he was elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Drazen has served on numerous committees for the National Institutes of Health, including the Respiratory and Applied Physiology Study Section; the Lung Biology and Pathology Study Section; the Pulmonary Disease Advisory Council; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Advisory Council; the Public Access Working Group; and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Division of Lung Disease Executive Planning Committee. He has also served on the Veterans’ Administration National Research Advisory Committee. He currently serves on the Global Initiative for Asthma Science Committee, the World Health Organization’s Scientific Advisory Group on Clinical Trials Registration, and co-chairs the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation.

Dr. Drazen earned his bachelor’s degree and graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his internship and residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. Dr. Drazen has received honorary degrees from the University of Ferrara, Italy, and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

A native of Missouri, Dr. Drazen lives with his wife in Winchester, Massachusetts. They are the parents of two grown sons.
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.

  1. Drazen JM. Life Lessons from Paul in the Face of Death. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 11. PMID: 29995594.
     
  2. Caulley L, Ramaswami R, Longo DL, Phimister EG, Ingelfinger JR, Ropper AH, Stern K, Burke AE, Knoper KM, Seals JJJ, Müller DC, Drazen JM. A Look Forward - The Frontiers in Medicine Series. N Engl J Med. 2018 07 05; 379(1):85-86. PMID: 29972760.
     
  3. Harrington D, Drazen JM. Learning from a Trial Stopped by a Data and Safety Monitoring Board. N Engl J Med. 2018 05 24; 378(21):2031-2032. PMID: 29791830.
     
  4. Drazen JM, Harrington D. New Biologics for Asthma. N Engl J Med. 2018 06 28; 378(26):2533-2534. PMID: 29782236.
     
  5. Suissa S, Drazen JM. Making Sense of Triple Inhaled Therapy for COPD. N Engl J Med. 2018 05 03; 378(18):1723-1724. PMID: 29669218.
     
  6. McNutt MK, Bradford M, Drazen JM, Hanson B, Howard B, Jamieson KH, Kiermer V, Marcus E, Pope BK, Schekman R, Swaminathan S, Stang PJ, Verma IM. Transparency in authors' contributions and responsibilities to promote integrity in scientific publication. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 03 13; 115(11):2557-2560. PMID: 29487213.
     
  7. Campion EW, Scott LA, Muenning JE, Stern KL, Gartside MA, Frazier KM, Burns NS, Lawlor AJ, Prince JM, Stuart RJ, Morrissey S, Drazen JM. Moving Ahead with a New NEJM.org. N Engl J Med. 2018 02 08; 378(6):574. PMID: 29365281.
     
  8. Taichman DB, Bauchner H, Drazen JM, Laine C, Peiperl L. Firearm-Related Injury and Death: A US Health Care Crisis in Need of Health Care Professionals. JAMA. 2017 11 21; 318(19):1875.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29049471.
     
  9. Baden LR, Rubin EJ, Morrissey S, Farrar JJ, Drazen JM. We Can Do Better - Improving Outcomes in the Midst of an Emergency. N Engl J Med. 2017 10 12; 377(15):1482-1484. PMID: 29020598.
     
  10. Taichman DB, Bauchner H, Drazen JM, Laine C, Peiperl L. Firearm-Related Injury and Death: A U.S. Health Care Crisis in Need of Health Care Professionals. Ann Intern Med. 2017 12 05; 167(11):824-825.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29052714.
     
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Bar chart showing 631 publications over 39 distinct years, with a maximum of 35 publications in 2001

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lung physiology
asthma
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