M Safwan Badr, M.D.

M Safwan Badr, M.D.



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M Safwan Badr, M.D.

Position Title

Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division faculty member

Joint Appointments

Physiology & Biomedical Engineering

Areas of Interest

Pulmonary physiology: sleep medicine

Narrative Bio

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Wayne State University's School of Medicine is dedicated to serving the clinical needs of the population of the Detroit metropolitan area, its surrounding communities, and beyond.

The division provides primary and specialized care to patients with diseases of the respiratory system, and patients with various sleep related disorders. In addition, the division specializes in the care of critically ill patients requiring hemodynamic monitoring and invasive management. The division is part of the educational mission of the University and strives to provide trainees with academic training based on cutting edge scientific, clinical, translational and basic research.

Laboratory Web Site



A complete list of Dr. Badr's publications can be found at  PubMed-Badr


Post Graduate Training

1983-84 Intern, Internal Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
1984-86 Resident, Internal Medicnine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
1986-89 Fellow, Pulmonary Critical Care, Univ, Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics; William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI
1989-90 Pulmonary Research Associate, Dept. Internal Medicine, Univ. Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI

Category Information

  • Neural control of respiration in humans

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