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My primary goal is to provide compassionate, evidence-based care to people with lung diseases or in the ICU. I am a board-certified pulmonologist and intensivist and have sub-specialty interests in cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and lung transplant. During my fellowship, I acquired experience in laboratory science under Jing Liu, PhD, and firmly believe advancement of excellent medicine is only possible through scientific research. To that end, I spend a portion of my time committed to research of lung disease biology.
I am interested in using cells from the nose (nasal epithelium) to study an array of lung diseases, including cystic fibrosis, COPD, bronchiectasis, and interstitial lung diseases. In the future, this could ideally provide a more accessible, less risky alternative to lung biopsy.
I specialize in critical care medicine, cystic fibrosis, lung transplantation, and bronchiectasis.
|2012||Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin|
|2013||Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin|
|2016||Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center|
Medicine, MD, Northwestern University
… → 2009
- Cystic Fibrosis
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4/1/18 → 3/31/21
Project: Research project
Liu, J. & Sala, M. A.
7/1/16 → 6/30/18
Project: Research project
Shape, J. M. & Sala, M. A., Apr 2022, In: Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 37, 2, p. 256-264 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review
Association between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Bronchiectasis at CT: A Long-term Population-based Study of Healthy Young Adults Aged 18–30 Years in the CARDIA StudyDiaz, A. A., Colangelo, L. A., Okajima, Y., Yen, A., Sala, M. A., Dransfield, M. T., Tino, G., Ross, J. C., Estépar, R. S. J., Washko, G. R. & Kalhan, R., Jul 2021, In: Radiology. 300, 1, p. 190-196 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Bronchoscopy on intubated patients with COVID-19 is associated with low infectious risk to operatorsNU COVID Investigators, Jul 2021, In: Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 18, 7, p. 1243-1246 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter › peer-reviewOpen Access
The NU SCRIPT Study Investigators, Feb 25 2021, In: Nature. 590, 7847, p. 635-641 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Liu, J., Sala, M. A. & Kim, J., 2021, In: American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 64, 2, p. 158-160 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access