Expert Faculty


Meet the expert faculty from this issue of the PILOT Connect Newsletter.


A. Whitney Brown, MD

A. Whitney W. Brown, MD

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Kevin Flaherty, MD, MS

Kevin Flaherty, MD, MS

University of Michigan Health System
Steven Nathan, MD

Steven Nathan, MD

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Maria Padilla, MD

Maria Padilla, MD

Mount Sinai Hospital

Timothy P. M. Whelan, MD

Medical University of South Carolina


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Important subtleties of shared decision-making, choosing a therapy, and managing disease progression are addressed by expert pulmonologists.



IPF Treatments: When to Start and When to Continue
— Steven Nathan, MD
— Kevin Flaherty, MD, MS


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The Reading Room provides practical synopses by IPF experts of recently published articles. Each summary includes a link to the article abstract.

Pirfenidone for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: analysis of pooled data from three multinational phase 3 trials

  • Publication by: Noble PW, Albera C, Bradford WZ, et al. Eur Respir J. 2016;47(1):243-253.
  • Summary by: A. Whitney W. Brown, MD



Nintedanib in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Combined evidence from the TOMORROW and INPULSIS® trials

  • Publication by: Richeldi L, Cottin V, du Bois RM, et al. Respir Med. 2016;113:74-79.
  • Summary by: A. Whitney W. Brown, MD





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Combining Nintedanib and Pirfenidone

Drs. Padilla and Whelan

Maria Padilla, MD and Timothy Whelan, MD discuss efficacy, safety, and current evidence on combining nintedanib and pirfenidone.





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Participants share their experiences from the PILOT Regional Meetings



I am going to take away from this meeting so much information. Charlotte J. Saunders

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Excellent Question & Answer sessions. PILOT Regional Participant

Very well organized and very helpful opportunity to learn the latest information and be able to ask questions to the doctors. PILOT Regional Participant


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