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Meilan Han, MD, Pulmonology, Ann Arbor, MI, Michigan Medicine

MeilanKHanMDMS

Pulmonology Ann Arbor, MI

Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pleural Disease

Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Michigan Medical School

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  • Office

    1500 East Medical Center Dr
    3rd Floor Taubman Ctr Recp C
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109
    Phone(734) 936-5201
    Fax(734) 936-5048
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Summary

  • MeiLan Han, MD MS, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Michigan. Dr. Han received her medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan. Dr. Han has also completed a Master's Degree program in Biostatistics and Clinical Study Design at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

    Dr. Han’s research has focused on defining phenotypes in COPD using imaging. She is a lead investigator for several NIH sponsored COPD studies. She also serves on the scientific advisory committees for both the COPD Foundation and American Lung Association and serves as a spokesperson for the American Lung Association. She is currently an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and serves on the editorial boards for Thorax, Lancet Respiratory Medicine and Journal of the COPD Foundation. She is also a member of the Global Obstructive Lung Disease scientific committee which is charged with developing internationally an internationally recognized consensus statement on COPD diagnosis and management.

Education & Training

  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganM.S., 2005 - 2007
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineClass of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1999 - 2024
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Solovy Award for Advancement of COPD Respiratory Health Association of Chicago, 2018
  • Gold Medal in COPD European Respiratory Society, 2017
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation ASCI, 2017
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Association of Dysanapsis with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among Older Adults  
    Alain Bertoni, Gerard Criner, Mark T Dransfield, Meilan K Han, Nadia N Hansel, Erin D Michos, Elizabeth C Oelsner, Karol E Watson, JAMA
  • Can CAPTURE Be Used to Identify Undiagnosed Patients with Mild-to-Moderate COPD Likely to Benefit from Treatment?  
    Byron Thomashow, Randall W Brown, Stephen Rennard, Barbara P Yawn, David M Mannino, Barry J Make, MeiLan K Han, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Assessing exertional dyspnea in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis  
    Swigris JJ, Streiner DL, Brown KK, Belkin A, Green KE, Wamboldt FS, IPFnet Investigators, Respir Med, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Age-Related Differences in Quality of Life in COPD: An Analysis of The SPIROMICS and COPDGene Cohorts
    C.H. Martinez, , A.A. Diaz, MD, A.D. Parulekar, M.D., A.M. Boriek, MD, S.I. Rennard, MD, R.E. Kanner, M D, N.N. Hansel, MD, MPH, M.K. Han, MD, MS, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1/1/2015
  • P.G. Woodruff, MD, MPH, S.A. Christenson, MD, S.C. Lazarus, MD, R.G. Barr, MD, DrPH, MPH, R.P. Bowler, MD, PhD, M.T. Dransfield, MD, G.J. Criner, MD, F.J. Martinez, MD..., American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1/1/2015
  • Predictors of Lung Function Decline in Smokers in COPDGene Phase 2
    S.P. Bhatt, MD, X. Soler, MD, PhD, X. Wang, M, S. Murray, MS, ScD, T. Allen, M.D., A. Anzueto, MD, T.H. Beaty, PhD, J.L. Black-Shinn, MPH, J. Bon, MD, A.M. Boriek, PhD..., American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Defining Phenotypes in COPD 
    IO - 1/1/2015
  • Update in COPD 
    Ann Arbor, MI, 2013; Troy, MI, 2015 - 1/1/2015
  • The burden of COPD among women 
    Washington, DC - 1/1/2015
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Other

  • COPD: Where Are We Now? 
    MeiLan Han, Nicola Hanania, David Mannino, Sunovion
    1/1/2015
  • Integrating Effective Therapeutic Strategies and Patient Management Tactics into Personalized Treatment Plans within COPD 
    Han MK, Elsevier
    Philadelphia, PA - 1/1/2014
  • COPD Treatment: Time to Change our Algorithm? (Editorial comment) 
    Han MK, The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine
    1/1/2013
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Authored Content

  • Association of Dysanapsis with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among Older AdultsJune 2020

Press Mentions

  • University of Michigan/American Lung Assoc. Expert Can Address Vaping Hazards
    University of Michigan/American Lung Assoc. Expert Can Address Vaping HazardsSeptember 3rd, 2019
  • MeiLan Han, MD, on Influenza Vaccination for Patients with COPD
    MeiLan Han, MD, on Influenza Vaccination for Patients with COPDAugust 19th, 2019
  • Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care
    Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding CareMay 13th, 2016
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Grant Support

  • Impact Of Gender On Symptoms And Progression Of IPFNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2009–2012

Hospital Affiliations