James F. Donohue, MD is a Professor of Medicine and former Division Chief of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is presently the Chairman of the Board of the Foundation of the ATS and serves on the ATS Board of Directors. Dr. Donohue received his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, where he subsequently completed an internship and junior assistant residency. At the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, he completed a senior assistant residency and fellowship in the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. Over the years, Dr. Donohue has authored more than 90 articles in such peer-reviewed journals as the American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care, Journal of COPD, Proceeding of the ATS and Chest. He also contributed the COPD section to the ACP’s latest issue of the MKSAP. He is an expert in clinical trials and has participated on steering committees, DSMBS, and presented multiple times to the FDA Pulmonary and Allergy Advisory Committee. Dr. Donohue received the ATS North Carolina Thoracic Society 2009 Outstanding Clinician Award and he has been included yearly in both Castle Connolly American Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America since inception and is listed in the top 1% of all pulmonary doctors in the United States.