As Medical Director of the Dorothy P. and Richard P Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease, Dr. Gibson is in charge of all clinical and translational research and is PI on NIH supported research, as well as PI on several pharmaceutical trials of novel therapeutics. His research interests focus on interstitial lung diseases including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, autoimmune lung disease, sarcoidosis, on translational studies to identify unique biomarkers of disease activity in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other ILDs, and studies of gene expression profiling in lung and peripheral blood in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

He is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine and has written and co-authored 49peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Gibson currently serves as:    
  • Member, Credentials Committee. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 1997-present.
  • University of Pittsburgh HIV Lung Research Center, October 2010 to present, Member.
  • Standing Committee for Non-Tenured Faculty Promotions and Appointments (NTFPA), September 1, 2012 to 2015, Member.
  • University of Pittsburgh, University Senate, Faculty Assembly, appointed September 1, 2012, Member.
  • NIH/NHLBI-GRADS (Genomic Research in Alph-a1-Antitrypsin Deficiency and Sarcoidosis) Protocol Committee Chairman
  • Vice Chairman, Institutional Review Board, Novum Pharmaceuticals Laboratory
  • Faculty, 2014 Marshall W. Webster Physician Leadership Program        


Kevin F. Gibson



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  • DEPARTMENTDepartment of Medicine
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine