Joseph (Jay) Zwischenberger, MD
Chief Medical Officer
University of Kentucky, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, the former Chair of the Department of Surgery. Jay has been involved in continuous research since 1987 with over 60 funded projects focused on severe respiratory failure, lung cancer, and artificial lung development. He holds 5 patents and 4 patents pending. Jay has served on several NIH studies as review and Chairman and is extensively published with over 400 peer-reviewed publications. Specifically, Jay has an extensive background in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and Venovenious Perfusion-Induced Systemic Hyperthermia.