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Introducing Giants in Chest MedicineGiants in Chest Medicine: Alfred Soffer: Alfred Soffer, MD, Master FCCP

James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, ScD (Hon), Master FCCP
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James Dalen, MD, MPH, ScD (Hon), Master FCCP, is dean emeritus and professor emeritus from the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Correspondence to: James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, ScD (Hon), Master FCCP, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 5305 N Via Velazquez, Tucson, AZ 85750; e-mail: jdalenmd@gmail.com


Editor’s Note: Welcome to Giants in Chest Medicine, an occasional series highlighting the accomplishments of a distinguished individual in critical care, sleep, or pulmonary medicine. A recorded interview with Dr Soffer can be found online at journal.publications.chestnet.org

For editorial comment see page 1087

Financial/nonfinancial disclosures: The author has reported to CHEST that no potential conflicts of interest exist with any companies/organizations whose products or services may be discussed in this article.

Additional information: See video interview of Dr Soffer online at: http://youtu.be/YnKft-1u2MU

Reproduction of this article is prohibited without written permission from the American College of Chest Physicians. See online for more details.


Chest. 2013;144(4):1104-1105. doi:10.1378/chest.13-1591
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Alfred Soffer, MD, Master FCCP, served as Editor of CHEST for 25 years from 1968 to 1993 and led the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) as its Executive Director for 23 years from 1969 to 1992. His efforts have had a profound impact on the College and on its Journal, CHEST.

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