Restarting PFT Labs

Dr. Frans H.C. de Jongh discusses Europe restarting PFT labs and what the post-pandemic phase looks like

Meet the Host

Michael Pedro, MD
Michael Pedro, MD
VP, Medical Director for Vyaire Medical

Dr. Pedro is Vice President, Medical Director of Vyaire Medical in Illinois.  He is a board-certified anesthesiologist and previously was the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Revolutionary Medical Devices, which focused on breathing solutions and Vyaire acquired in 2017. A graduate of Brown University, he earned his medical degree at Saba University School of Medicine and completed his residency in anesthesiology, including serving as chief resident, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology and the New York State Society of Anesthesiology.

Featured Guest

Frans H.C. de Jongh, PhD
Frans H.C. de Jongh, PhD
Pulmonary physiologist and Head of the Lung Function Laboratory at Medisch Spectrum Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands

Dr. de Jongh is a pulmonary physiologist and Head of the Lung Function Laboratory at Medisch Spectrum Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands. He also is an assistant professor of biophysical fluid dynamics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Twente and a scientific researcher in the Department of Neonatology at Amsterdam UMC of the University of Amsterdam. He is a board member of the COPD & Astma Huisartsen Advies Groep (CAHAG), the national primary care lung function program in The Netherlands, as well as an international committee member of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Longfunctie Analisten, the Dutch organization of respiratory scientist and technicians. He earned his doctorate at the Delft University of Technology and Amsterdam AMC.

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