Richard G. Wunderink
United States of America
ichard Wunderink is a Professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Medical Director of the MICU, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr Wunderink has been active in research and education regarding on pulmonary infections, especially community-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia, and sepsis. His research interests include prevention, diagnosis, risk stratification, and treatment, both antibiotic and adjunctive therapies, for these serious infectious diseases. He co-chaired the most recent IDSA/ATS Consensus Guidelines Committee on the management of community-acquired pneumonia. He was a member of the last American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) committee which developed guideline statements on hospital-acquired and healthcare-associated pneumonia and currently serves on the ERS/ ESCIM/ ESCMID/ ALAT Guidelines for the management of Hospital acquired pneumonia.