2017 Solovy Award Presented to Dr. Jerry Krishnan

RHA is pleased to name Dr. Jerry Krishnan, Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Population Health Sciences at University of Illinois at Chicago, as the 2017 Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD winner.

Pictured from left are David Yelin, chair of RHA's Board of Directors; Dr. Jerry Krishnan, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2017 Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD recipient; Kathleen Hart Solovy; and Joel Africk, RHA President and Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Krishnan has accomplished a significant body of COPD research over a relatively short career and stands out as a national leader in COPD research. He conducts national and local studies to identify care strategies that will help people living with COPD. With a commitment to building partnerships and developing large-scale research networks to establish better treatment options for the COPD community, Dr. Krishnan has had a significant impact on clinical practice. As an advocate, Dr. Krishan has taken great strides in improving health outcomes for individuals living with COPD.

On behalf of RHA’s Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD selection committee and the entire RHA family, congratulations to Dr. Jerry Krishnan.