Kathleen J. Ramos M.D., M.Sc.
Kathleen Ramos, MD MSc, completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to medical school at the Yale University School of Medicine. Her residency training occurred in Primary Care at Yale University, followed by an adult fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington. During her fellowship, Dr. Ramos was awarded the Safeway Outstanding Cystic Fibrosis Junior Clinical Researcher Award in 2015. She received a CF Foundation Third Year Clinical Fellowship Award and an NIH/NHLBI F32. In 2016, she was a finalist for the Junior Investigators Best Abstract in Clinical Research Award at NACFC. In 2017, she received the CF Foundation Harry Shwachman Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Investigator Award and an NIH/NHLBI K23. She is a University of Washington Institute of Translational Health Sciences Translational Research Scholars Program awardee for 2017-2018. Currently, Dr. Ramos is a faculty member in the Adult Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Washington. She is the co-PI for the University of Washington site in the CF Lung Transplant Consortium and is a member of the Steering Committee. Her clinical research interests include advanced CF-related lung disease, survival, and lung transplantation. Her work has highlighted the need for an increased focus on referral for lung transplant evaluation for patients with CF and advanced lung disease.