Noah Lechtzin (pronounced LEXIN) is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Lechtzin was born and raised in Philadelphia. He received his medical degree from Temple University in 1994, where he graduated 1st in his class. Dr. Lechtzin proceeded to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for his internship and residency in Internal Medicine. He completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins and received a Masters degree in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2000. He joined the Department of Medicine faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2001 and has joint appointments in the Department of Epidemiology and Neurology. Dr. Lechtzin is a clinical researcher with experience conducting clinical trials and observational studies evaluating patient outcomes in cystic fibrosis. He has received numerous research grants and has over 75 peer reviewed publications.