Rounds Honored With Breathing for Life Award

Sharon Rounds, MD, will be presented with the Breathing for Life Award at the annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 18. Dr. Rounds is professor of medicine and of pathology and laboratory medicine at Brown Medical School and staff pulmonary/critical care physician at the Providence VA Medical Center.

Sharon Rounds, MD

Sharon Rounds, MD

Dr. Rounds was principal investigator for the Short-Term Training Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research Training Grant awarded to Brown by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute from 1999-2012.

She was president of the American Thoracic Society in 2004-2005. In her work for the ATS, she has been a leader in the Women’s Mentoring Program and helped found a program for Minority Trainee Travel Awards. 

Dr. Rounds has chaired the ATS Scientific Advisory Committee, which reviews grants for the ATS Foundation Research Program, and is series editor for the Springer/ATS Respiration book series.

The Breathing for Life Award is the highest honor given by the Foundation for philanthropy, scientific achievement, and commitment to mentorship.