Susan Murin, MD, MSc is Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at University of California, Davis School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her medical degree at New York University. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at NYU-Bellevue and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Yale University. She also received an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Murin’s research has been focused in two areas: smoking and pulmonary disease, in particular the effect of smoking on breast cancer metastasis to the lung, and the epidemiology of venous thromboembolism. She was director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program at UC Davis from 1996 to 2006. She is currently Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Medicine, and is active in a variety of professional organizations including the ABIM (member of the Pulmonary Board) and ACGME (member of the Internal Medicine RRC). She remains active in clinical care at both UC Davis and the Northern California VA. She has 3 children, all teens, and enjoys bicycling and on-line scrabble.