Nunley_David_720x840Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

395 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-293-5822

Research Interests: 
  • Critical care management of solid organ transplant patients
  • Pulmonary complications of solid organ transplantation
  • Physical conditioning in lung transplant candidates and recipients

Current Research:

  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in the Evaluation of Lung Transplant Candidates
  • Donor Quality:  American College of Chest Physicians Lung Transplant Research Consortium
  • Inflammatory Gene Sequencing in Lung Allograft Dysfunction.  Translational project with Megan Ballinger, PhD



  • Medical Degree: Marshall University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Kentucky
  • Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Chapters in Books: 

  • Nunley DR, Dauber JH. 1996. Lung transplantation: Implications for the general internist. Ed. Schrier. Advances in Internal Medicine. Volume 41. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. Chicago, IL.
  • Dauber JH, Williams PA, Nunley DR. 1998. Pulmonary transplantation. Ed. Stein. Internal Medicine. 5th Edition. Mosby, Inc. St. Louis, MO.
  • Nunley DR, Keenan RJ, Dauber JH. 1999.Critical care aspects of lung transplantation. Ed. Ayres. Textbook of Critical Care. 4th Edition. W.B. Saunders Co. Philadelphia, PA.


  • Chair – Transplant Network: American College of Chest Physicians 2015-2017


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