Dr. William Stringer
Talk by Dr. William Stringer
Dr. William Stringer is Professor of Medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is also the Attending Physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Division Chief, Respiratory and Critical Care, Physiology and Medicine.
His lifelong focus is on improving exercise capacity in patients with a variety of heart and lung conditions, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Interstitial Lung Disease, Dyspnoea, HIV, Exercise Intolerance, Pre-Operative Exercise Training, and Heart Failure. He also performs Exercise Consultations on patients with difficult to diagnose conditions. Their research interventions include various devices, medications, behavioural therapy, and exercise rehabilitation; however, they firmly believe and advocate “Exercise is the best Medicine.”His interests also lie in the Medical Humanities and have over 15 lectures addressing various topics involving medicine and art, music, history, self-experimentation, medical ethics, medical education, the Civil War, Sherlock Holmes, Goya, and medieval medicine. He is proud recipient of many research grants and has mentored 10 medical students/research scholars. He has authored 3 books and 10 chapters in Exercise Medicine and has more than 100 publications in national and international journals and has more than 200 presentations in various scientific forums.