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Nadia Hansel

NADIA HANSEL is a professor of medicine and director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins with joint appointments in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She assumed the position of the associate dean of research for Johns Hopkins Medicine in July 2014.

Dr. Hansel’s research is focused on environmental determinants of obstructive lung diseases. She is widely recognized as an international expert in defining the effects of indoor air quality on asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease health. Her work is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. Hansel is director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment and director of the Johns Hopkins Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research. Dr. Hansel serves on numerous editorial boards and professional organizations, is frequently an invited speaker nationally and internationally to present her research and has published over 150 peer-reviewed publications. She received the David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award in recognition of her dedication to training future physician scientists.

Dr. Hansel earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and her master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and performed a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Johns Hopkins.