The PFF Scholars program focuses on engaging early-career investigators in their emerging research in the field of pulmonary fibrosis. With the goal of advancing research that could translate into successful therapies for PF, the PFF Scholars program is designed to support and enable promising researchers to obtain independent funding and continue their cutting- edge research. Scholars will receive up to $50,000 over a two-year period.
Kerri Aronson, MD
Title : Kerri Aronson, MD
First Name : Kerri
Middle Name :
Last Name : Aronson
University : Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Proposal Title :
Proposal Funder : Chuck McQuaid
Dr. Kerri Aronson will be a Clinical Instructor in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the fall of 2019 at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Aronson attended medical school at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York where she was inducted into the AOA medical honor society. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine and subsequently served as Chief Medical Resident at Weill Cornell Medical College. She further completed fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. During fellowship, Dr. Aronson worked under the mentorship of Dr. Monika Safford, Dr. Fernando Martinez, and Dr. Robert Kaner to complete a project aimed at better understanding patient experiences of living with Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and to better define determinants of quality of life specific to this disease. Dr. Aronson’s current research focuses on the development and validation of a disease-specific health related quality of life instrument for patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis for use in both clinical practice and research.