Committed to lung health
The Utah Thoracic Society , formerly called the Intermountain Thoracic Society, is a chapter of the American Thoracic Society that serves the Intermountain West: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.
We organize CME-accredited educational conferences, professional networking, and career advancement. We advocate on behalf of lung health issues in the Intermountain West.
Dr. Lanspa is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Intermountain Medical Center, with an interest in septic shock. He is currently chair of the web editorial committee for the American Thoracic Society.
Dr. Sundar is a pulmonar, critical care, and sleep medicine physician. He directs the Sleep-Wake Center at the University of Utah and directs multi-disciplinary clinics in sleep apnea and in chronic cough.
Dr. Howe is a pulmonary and critical care physician at the University of Utah. Her areas of interest are asthma and medical education
Government affairs representative
Dr. Blagev is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Intermountain Medical Center. She is also the Medical Director for Quality in Specialty-Based Care.
Council of Chapters Representative
Dr. Beesley is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Intermountain Medical Center. She is the associate program director for Intermountain’s transitional year and shared residency program.