Eugene R. Bleecker, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Co-Chief, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine, UA Department of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Division of Pharmacogenomics, UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Research Interests: 

Translational Approaches in Respiratory Medicine, Pathogenesis and Disease Heterogeneity of Asthma and COPD, Genomics of Asthma, Allergy and COPD (susceptibility and progression severity), Mechanisms of Bronchial Inflammation in Obstructive Airways Disease. Pharmacologic Interventions and Pharmacogenetics of Asthma and COPD.

Degrees
  • MD: State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1968
  • BA: Biology, New York University, 1964
Honors and Awards
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians, 2008
  • Fellow American College of Physicians, 2008
  • Fellow American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, 2002
  • Fellow American College of Chest Physicians, 1977
Residency
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., 1972-73
  • State University of New York (SUNY), Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1969-70
Internship
  • State University of New York (SUNY), Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1968-69
Fellowship
  • Research Fellow, Pulmonary Diseases, The Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California - San Francisco, 1974-76
  • Clinical Fellow, Pulmonary Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California - San Francisco, 1973-74
  • Research Associate, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.. 1970-72
Board Certifications
  • Diplomat, Subspecialty of Pulmonary Diseases, 1976
  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1974
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1969