Larissa A. Shimoda, PhD is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Bench Research in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Department. Dr. Shimoda received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University. She pursued fellowship training in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine during which time she successfully competed for an individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award and an American Lung Association fellowship award.
Dr. Shimoda has been active in various scientific and academic society committees. She is the past Chair of the Respiration Section and a current Councilor for the American Physiological Society and has served as the Chair of the Nominating and Planning Committees of the Pulmonary Circulation Assembly of the American Thoracic Society. She has been a permanent member of study sections for both the American Heart Association and National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH.