Marie E. Egan is a Professor of Pediatrics and Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Yale University. She received her M.D. from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her pediatric internship and residency, as well as a Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Medical Center before joining the faculty at Yale University. Clinically, she is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. She serves as the Director of the Yale Cystic Fibrosis Center and has a busy pediatric pulmonary clinical practice that spans both the inpatient and outpatient arenas. She has served on numerous national committees for the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance the lung health of children. In addition, she served as the Membership Secretary for the Society of Pediatric Research and was elected to the Interurban Clinical Club. Dr Egan has served as a mentor to numerous medical students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellow and junior faculty. She was the recipient of the Mae Galani Junior Faculty Teaching Award for excellence in teaching and research and the Leah Lowenstein Faculty Teaching Award and has been elected into Yale's Society of Distinguished Teachers. She serves as a reviewer for multiple journals and has served on grant review committees for the NIH, CFF, the Charles Hood Foundation, the FDA, the American Heart Association and the March of Dimes (MOD). Dr. Egan's primary research interest is Cystic Fibrosis. She studies CF from the laboratory bench to the bedside. She has a long standing track record of funding from a variety of funding agencies including the N.I.H, the CFF, the Hartwell Foundation, the American Lung Association and the MOD. Her research findings have been published in medical science journals including Science, Cell, Nature and Journal of Clinical Investigation and she has been invited to numerous National and International meetings and Universities to present her work.