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  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL – MD
  • Loyola University Medical Center – Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Loyola University Medical Center – Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Loyola University Chicago – MS in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology

Professional Activities

Dr. Erin Lowery is a faculty member in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care within the Department of Medicine. She serves as the Medical Director of the Lung Transplant program and Associate Medical Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Program at UW Health. Dr. Lowery is a member of the American Society of Transplantation where she serves as an elected member of the Thoracic and Critical Care Community of Practice and is also a member of the AST/OPTN policy committee. She is a member of the UNOS Lung Review Board. She has been involved in lung transplant consortiums, involved in the development of care guidelines, policies, and research impacting the field for patients with lung transplant and for people with cystic fibrosis. Dr. Lowery has served as a moderator and been an invited speaker at numerous national conferences including the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, UNOS and the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Lowery’s clinical expertise includes providing complex care to patients with advanced lung disease and lung transplant, cystic fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis. She is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, critical care and pulmonary medicine.

Research Interests

View Dr. Erin Lowery's publications on NCBI MyBibliography.

Dr. Lowery is site primary investigator in the NIH's lung transplant consortium and has been previously involved with other lung transplant consortiums as part of an effort to improve multicenter research in lung transplantation. She was a recipient of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant Early Career registry award investigating risk factors for development of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in lung transplant recipients with Cystic Fibrosis. She went on to receive an NIH K23 Mentored Patient Oriented Research Career Development award focusing on clinical and immunologic consequences of alcohol and substance use on patients with lung disease. Dr. Lowery has a Masters degree in clinical research methods and epidemiology. Her current research interests focus on outcomes in lung transplant, including disparities and access to transplant.