Barry Make, MD - Editor
Dr. Barry Make is Co-Director of the COPD Program and Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Respiratory Care at National Jewish Health. He is also a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. Make's primary interest is clinical research on the management and outcomes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Dr. Make has been an investigator on multiple grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute including the Genetic Epidemiology of COPD study.
Dr. Make also sees adult outpatients with COPD and related pulmonary disorders at National Jewish Health. He has been recognized as one of the Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in the United States for the past 12 years.
Dr. Make is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, American Association for Respiratory Care, and the Colorado Trudeau Society. He regularly lectures internationally on COPD.
Dr. Make’s publications include over 250 articles, books, book chapters and web-based audiovisual educational program on COPD and pulmonary medicine.
Prior to joining Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation as an Editor, Dr. Make has served on the Editorial Boards of the American Review of Respiratory Disease, Respiratory Medicine, the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Respiratory Homecare. He has also served as a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals including CHEST, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Care, and the European Respiratory Journal. He served as an Editor for COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease from 2003-2013.