The 2nd Congress of

Abstract Submissions

International Society of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

The Only Global Congress Focused on Pediatric Respiratory Diseases



Bruce Rubin

Bruce Rubin is Professor and Chair Emeritus of Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University and Professor of Biomedical Engineering. As a Rhodes Scholar, he trained in Biomedical Engineering at Oxford University and then did his fellowship in Paediatric Respirology at Sick Kids in Toronto. He holds the MD and Masters in Engineering degrees from Tulane, and an MBA degree from Wake Forest University Babcock School of Business.

Dr. Rubin received the Forest Bird Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award as well as the Jimmy A Young Medal from the AARC, the Prix extraordinaire from CIPP and he is a Prix Galien Laurate. He holds honorary appointments in 4 medical schools, is on the editorial board of 10 journals, has published more than 300 original research papers and chapters (H-index 76), and holds 11 patents. His research focus is applied airway fluid dynamics: the regulation of mucus clearance in health and disease, airway inflammation and immunomodulation, cough, and aerosol delivery of medications.

Dr. Rubin is also a magician, with membership in the International Brotherhood of Magicians (Wizard Award) and over the past 30 years has taught medical magic in 40 countries on 5 continents.