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Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD

Medical Director Lung Transplantation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Administrative Director of Thoracic Transplant, Heart and Vascular Center
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine

Contact Information

C34-12 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
MD/PhD, Medical Scientist Training Program, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Resident, Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Washington Univ School of Med, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Licensure and Certifications

ABIM - Pulmonary Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine

Research Summary

Dr. Klesney-Tait’s research focuses on the role of the innate immune system in the regulation of inflammation as it impacts on the evolution of sepsis and the development of bronchiolitis obliterans following lung transplantation. Her area of clinical interest is lung transplantation.