Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
James F. Donohue, Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in healthcare.
The author of more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Donohue worked hard to advance health care. He has always enjoyed taking care of people, and found his niche when he began studying asthma, COPD, pulmonary critical medicine, and interstitial lung disease. Over the years, his insights and dedication caused him to become known as a respected voice in the field with a reputation for putting students and patients above even his own ego. This led Dr. Donohue to be invited to be a contributor to publications like CHEST, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Respiratory Research Drugs, and Primary Care Respiratory Journal, and to be a member of prominent organizations like the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the European Respiratory Society. Additionally, he was named director of Clinical Group Pulmonary Diseases and chief of the Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
One of the highlights of Dr. Donohue’s career was receiving the Breathing for Life Award from the American Thoracic Society Foundation in 2018. He was also proud to earn a presidential commendation from the American Thoracic Society and a lifetime contribution award from the American Lung Association of North Carolina, and to be recognized as an honoree of America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., Best Doctors in America, and Woodward White, Inc.
Dr. Donohue prepared for his endeavors by earning a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Peter’s College in 1965, and both an MD in biomedical and health sciences and a PhD in biomedical science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 1969. He then furthered his education with a junior residency at Rutgers in 1971, a senior residency at Rutgers in 1974, and a fellowship at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1976.
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