Irfan Rahman is an Associate Professor of Environmental Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, NY. His research is funded by the NIH via R01 mechanism. Dr. Rahman is an author of over two hundred (200) publications in peer-reviewed journals, and invited to write chapters in medical text books and editorials in journals. Dr. Rahman is an Associate Editor and a member of the editorial boards of several international journals. He has been serving on various NIH study section rosters since 2005. He is a full faculty member of F1000 Medicine team.