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Mona Bafadhel is the Director of the new King’s Centre for Lung Health, and the Chair of Respiratory Medicine at King’s College London. She is also a consultant respiratory physician with a clinical and research interest in chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) and asthma. Mona is an international academic leader in respiratory medicine, with a passion for translating science to clinical practice to improve outcomes for patients. Her work in COPD and COVID-19 has translated to changing clinical practice affecting millions across the world. In 2018, Mona was awarded the Goulstonian Lectureship from the Royal College of Physicians for excellence in the Clinical Sciences. She is only the 4th woman and the 1st from an ethnic minority in the Royal College of Physician near 400 year history to have achieved this accolade. Mona was appointed as co-lead of the King’s Health Partners Respiratory & Allergy Clinical Academic Group in March 2022.

Specific Research Interests: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) Exacerbations Asthma and Airways Disease Endotypes Eosinophils Airway Inflammation Translational Respiratory Medicine