Research and Clinical Trials

For More Information

If you would like any information on current departmental research and clinical trials, please contact Elaine Swart at 860-714-5228

Clinical trials have the potential to:

  • Improve disease outcomes.
  • Enable patients to contribute to the development of improved therapies.

In Addition:

  • There is no financial costs to patients admitted to the studies.
  • Study medications, laboratory tests and examinations are paid for by the study program.
  • Patients’ primary doctors are consulted prior to participation in the studies for approval.
  • Patients continue to see their doctors on a regular basis.

The Section of Pulmonary Medicine is seeking patients with the following diseases for clinical trials:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma

Research Staff

  • Richard ZuWallack, M.D.
  • Daniel Gerardi, M.D.
  • Bimalin Lahiri, M.D.
  • Phyllis Schatz, M.D.
  • Asher Qureshi, M.D.
  • Prashant Grover, M.D.
  • Corliss McCuster, R.N.
  • Elaine Swart, R.R.T.