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Monica Kraft, MD

Monica Kraft, MD


Prior to joining the University of Arizona in 2014, Monica Kraft, MD, was chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care at Duke University and director of the Duke Asthma, Allergy and Airway Center, which she founded. As vice chair for research in the Department of Medicine from 2009-13, Dr. Kraft implemented several important initiatives to support the department's research endeavors and was instrumental in the re-submission and renewal of Duke's National Institutes of Health-funded Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA). Prior to joining Duke in 2004, Dr. Kraft served as director of the Carl and Hazel Felt Laboratory in Adult Asthma Research and director of the pulmonology physiology unit at National Jewish Health.

A past president of the ATS, Dr. Kraft has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, awarded by President Bill Clinton at the White House in 2000. She also served as president of the American Thoracic Society in 2012-13.