Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: Dr. Gary Epler
Guest Bio: Gary Epler, M.D., is an internationally-known pulmonary and critical care professor at Harvard Medical School. In addition to discovering Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia (B.O.O.P.), a treatable lung disorder, he discovered a new parasite in South America, chronicled the nutritional needs of North African children, and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He has also written four books about health in the critically-acclaimed “You’re the Boss” series, has run seven marathons, and was one of the Boston Celtics’ team doctors.
Dr. Gary Epler discusses his discovery of B.O.O.P., a treatable lung disease. Touched on are causes, symptoms, and treatment.