Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases:Journal of the COPD Foundation

Managing Editor

Cathy Gray Carlomagno

Cathy Carlomagno has more than 20 years of medical communications experience, including writing, editing, publications management, public relations and communications strategy with national and international health organizations.

After serving 13 years at a regional pediatric medical center as the institution’s primary spokesperson, publications editor and Director of Communications, she joined the American Thoracic Society as the Director of Communications and Marketing. In this role she worked closely with the staffs of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM) and the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (AJRCMB) promoting both journals. She worked with editors and authors to highlight AJRCCM and AJRCMB articles within the medical community and in medical, trade and popular press. She also served as editor of the Society’s newsletter and annual reports and co-Editor of the Society’s 100th anniversary commemorative book, Colleagues in Discovery: One Hundred Years of Improving Respiratory Health.

Ms. Carlomagno received the American Thoracic Society Presidential Commendation award in 2005.

She has also served as a medical communications consultant for various national health care organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she served as a writer/editor.

Ms. Carlomagno is a member of the American Association of Medical Writers and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Tarlov Cyst Disease Foundation.