Bruce Rubin, MEngr, MD, MBA, FRCPC
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Bruce Rubin is the Jessie Ball duPont Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University and Physician in Chief of the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. He is also Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Physiology and Biophysics, and Immunology at VCU and holds an adjunct appointment in the School of Business. As a Rhodes Scholar, he trained in Biomedical Engineering at Oxford University and then did his fellowship in Paediatric Respirology and Critical Care 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. He is a member of Board of the Virginia March of Dimes, The Virginia Board of Health Professions, The Center for Communication and Health, the Asthma and Allergy Network, and the American Respiratory Care Foundation, and he is Medical Advisor to the Virginia Society of Respiratory Care

 

Dr. Rubin received Lifetime Scientific Achievement Awards from the AARC and CIPP. He holds honorary appointments in 4 medical schools, is on the editorial board of 11 pulmonary journals, has published more than 300 original research papers and chapters (H-index 63), and holds 10 patents. His research focus is regulation of mucus clearance in health and disease, airway inflammation, and aerosol delivery of medications.

 

Dr. Rubin is also a magician, elected to membership in the International Brotherhood of Magicians and over the past 25 years has taught medical magic in 40 countries on 5 continents.