Phillip M. Boiselle, M.D.
Dean, COM, FAU
Phillip M. Boiselle is Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. He previously served as Associate Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. A graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine, he completed his residency at Yale University followed by a fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized expert in thoracic imaging and previously served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging from 2009 – 2018. An NIH-funded investigator, his study of tracheal dynamics led to the recognition of tracheomalacia as a distinct phenotype of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with therapeutic implications. He has also served as a site investigator for the NCI-funded National Lung Screening Trial, a randomized control trial that was the first to demonstrate the ability of CT screening to reduce lung cancer mortality. Since the completion of this trial, he has played a national role in guiding the successful implementation of high-quality lung cancer screening in community and academic settings. He has published over 200 scholarly contributions, including original research articles, review articles, editorials, book chapters, and books.