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Linda Nici, MD

Linda Nici, MD


Linda Nici, MD, is the founder and medical director of the Providence VA Medical Center Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Through this program, she has investigated multiple patient-centered outcomes in COPD patients, including response of depression and anxiety to pulmonary rehabilitation, influence of body mass index on program completion, the effects of self-management education of COPD readmissions rates, and the trajectory of activity levels in COPD patients following pulmonary rehabilitation. She has participated in VA multi-center trials, New England consortium of pulmonary rehabilitation multi-center trials, pharmaceutical company-sponsored trials, and site specific trials evaluating multiple aspects of integrated COPD care.