James P. Kiley joined the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), in the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as a health scientist administrator in the Institutes Division of Lung Diseases (DLD). He subsequently served as chief of the Division's Airways Diseases Branch, Director of the NIH National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, and currently serves as Director of the Division of Lung Diseases. Dr. Kiley's primary research interests include obstructive lung diseases and sleep. Dr. Kiley received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, and a B.S. degree from St. Anselm's College, Manchester, New Hampshire. He was a postdoctoral fellow and a faculty member at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Kiley is the author or coauthor of more than 100 scientific publications and abstracts. He has served as a reviewer for multiple scientific journals.