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Sharon Rounds, MD

Sharon Rounds, MD


Sharon Rounds, MD, is professor of medicine and of pathology and laboratory medicine at Brown Medical School and staff pulmonary/critical care physician at the Providence VA Medical Center. Dr. Rounds is a graduate Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Rounds has combined careers in clinical pulmonary/critical care medicine, teaching, and research on the pulmonary circulation. Dr. Rounds was principal investigator for the Short-Term Training Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research Training Grant awarded to Brown by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute from 1999-2012.

Dr. Rounds was president of the American Thoracic Society in 2004-5. In her work for the ATS, she has been a leader in the Women's Mentoring Program and founded a program for Minority Trainee Travel Awards.  Dr. Rounds has chaired the ATS Scientific Advisory Committee, which reviews grants for the ATS Foundation Research Program, and is series editor for the Springer/ATS Respiration book series.