T32 Leadership


Patty Lee

Patty Lee, MD, is the former Division Chief, Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Cell Biology. Dr. Lee is an internationally recognized physician-scientist, whose work in Lung and Vascular Senescence mechanisms has successfully established multi-campus basic and translational collaborations, as well as training opportunities.

Dr. Lee will oversee trainees on the Basic Pulmonary Science track.


Scott Palmer

Scott Palmer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Population Health, and Vice-Chair of Research in the DOM, is a leading physician investigator with clinical expertise in advanced lung disease and lung transplant, broad current funding, and a successful record of trainee mentorship that makes him well-qualified to co-lead PROSPER.

Dr. Palmer will oversee trainees on the Clinical Pulmonary Science track.


Deputy Director

Jennifer Ingram

Jennifer L. Ingram, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Surgery. Dr. Ingram's basic/translational research program focuses on the study of pathogenic mechanisms directing airway remodeling and inflammation in asthma and obesity, including investigation of the airway microbiome, metabolic changes that occur following bariatric surgery and the influence of adipose tissue signaling on the lung.