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June 4, 1982

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Medicine

JAMA. 1982;247(21):2955-2956. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320460055021

physiology and clinical investigation. One of the most eminent is Thomas L. Petty, MD, professor of medicine and head of pulmonary medicine at the Colorado School of Medicine. Dr Petty is a senior editor of Chest and is a member of the editorial boards of the Archives of Internal Medicine, Respiratory Care, Heart and Lung, Critical Care Medicine, and The Western Journal of Medicine. He is a member of the Pulmonary Subspecialty Examining Board and is currently the president of the American College of Chest Physicians.

In academic institutions in Australia and Japan, in clinics in Rome and Vienna, and in hospitals in Vancouver, Canada, and Caracas, Venezuela, discussions of advances in therapy for pulmonary disease are linked with the key contributions of Thomas Petty. Through his textbooks on chronic obstructive lung disease and asthma, by means of his numerous lectures to clinicians and nurses throughout the world, and via