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Gloria E. Westney

Dr. Gloria E. Westney, MD, MScr, ACCP, ATSF

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine physician. Co- director of the MICU. Clinical interests are in incorporating point of care ultrasound into ICU practice. Research interests are in lung health disparities with emphasis on sarcoidosis and interstitial lung diseases.


  • Pulmonary & Critical Care

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine


  • Howard University


  • Morehouse

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Internship: Howard University
  • Residency: Howard University


1: Westney G, Foreman MG, Xu J, Henriques King M, Flenaugh E, Rust G. Impact of Comorbidities Among Medicaid Enrollees With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, United States, 2009. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Apr 13;14:E31. doi: 10.5888/pcd14.160333. PubMed PMID: 28409741; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5392445.

2: Han MK, Curran-Everett D, Dransfield MT, Criner GJ, Zhang L, Murphy JR, Hansel NN, DeMeo DL, Hanania NA, Regan EA, Make BJ, Martinez FJ, Westney GE, Foreman MG; COPDGene Investigators. Racial differences in quality of life in patients with COPD. Chest. 2011 Nov;140(5):1169-1176. doi: 10.1378/chest.10-2869. Epub 2011 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 21636665; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3205846.

3: Foreman MG, Mannino DM, Kamugisha L, Westney GE. Hospitalization for patients with sarcoidosis: 1979-2000. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2006 Jun;23(2):124-9. PubMed PMID: 17937108.

4: Westney GE, Habib S, Quarshie A. Comorbid illnesses and chest radiographic severity in African-American sarcoidosis patients. Lung. 2007 May-Jun;185(3):131-7. Epub 2007 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 17384899.

5: Westney GE, Judson MA. Racial and ethnic disparities in sarcoidosis: from genetics to socioeconomics. Clin Chest Med. 2006 Sep;27(3):453-62, vi. Review. PubMed PMID: 16880055.

6: Westney GE, Harris EN. Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Clin. 2002 Oct;18(4):805-17. Review. PubMed PMID: 12418442.