Dr. David Slade, a national asthma expert, pulmonologist and GSK Medical Affairs Lead on Asthma, discusses how people with severe asthma can manage their condition. He is joined by Donna Matlach, a ballroom dancer with severe asthma and co-founder of the Severe Asthma Foundation.
Dr. David Slade completed his medical degree, pediatric residency, and chief residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse. Afterward he completed a pediatric pulmonology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, funded by a National Institute of Child Health and Development training grant. His research there was focused on translational models of human airway remodeling and innate host lung defense. Prior to joining GSK, David held medical directorships in respiratory research and development at Teva and Astra Zeneca, where he led multiple Phase 2 and 3 studies; he also served as the vice president of research and development in rare diseases for Therakos. At GSK he leads the US medical affairs teams supporting the asthma portfolio.
Donna Matlach, a ballroom dancer with severe asthma and co-founder of the Severe Asthma Foundation.