CURRICULUM VITAE

 

I. PERSONAL DATA

 

 A. Name:      Norman Terry Soskel

 

 B. Birthplace:      Norfolk, Virginia

 

 C. Citizenship:      U. S. A.

 

II. EDUCATION

 

     A. Baccalaureate Degree:      B. A. (Major-Biology), September, 1966-May, 1970, University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences,  

         Charlottesville, Virginia

 

     B. Advanced Degrees:      M. D., September, 1970-May, 1974, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia

 

     C. Resident/Fellowship Training

         Fellowship Training:      Internship, July, 1974-June, 1975, Hospital of St. Raphael, affiliated with Yale, New Haven, Connecticut

        Medicine Residency, July, 1975-June, 1977, Salem V. A. Hospital, University of Virginia affiliate, Salem, Virginia and University Hospital,

         Charlottesville, Virginia

       Pulmonary Fellowship, July, 1977- June, 1980, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

III. STATE LICENSURE

Virginia, License No. 0101027535

Issued September 12, 1976

 

Utah, License No. 509810014

Issued June 13, 1978

 

Tennessee, License No. MD 015687

Issued July 19, 1984

 

Mississippi, License No. 17190

Issued July 1, 2002

 

IV. BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine, 11/96. Certificate No. 059586

 

American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 11/98,10/2009 Certificate No. 059586

 

V. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

   A. Full-Time Positions

 

1992-2013, Private Practice, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

1992-2002, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee

 

1992-1994, Director and Attending Physician, Pulmonary Nodule Service, Veteran's Affairs Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

 

1989-1992, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of

Tennessee School of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee

 

1984-1989, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee

 

1982-1984, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

1980-1982, Instructor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

1980-1983, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

   B. Part-Time Positions:

  

    1. Visiting Professor

 

Pulmonary Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, August 7-8, 1980, (Lecture: The Copper-Deficient, Zinc-Supplemented Pig Lung as a Model Resembling a Mild Form of Emphysema).

 

Pulmonary Division, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, May, 1981, (Lecture: The Copper-Deficient, Zinc-Supplemented Pig Model of Emphysema and Urinary Valyl-Proline as an Indicator of Elastin Degradation).

 

Pulmonary Division, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, October 27-28, 1983, (Lecture: Mechanisms of Lung Injury in the Copper-Deficient Hamster Model of Emphysema)

 

  

   C. Editorial Experience:

 

    1. Reviewer

 

American Board of Internal Medicine, Relevance Reviewer for Pulmonary Board Questions, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003.

 

Connective Tissue Research, Elsevier North Holland

 

Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D. C.

 

American Thoracic Society/American Lung Association, Committee on Research

 

American Review of Respiratory Disease

 

Experimental Lung Research, Elsevier North Holland

 

Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Memphis, Research Committee

 

Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine

 

American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology

 

Journal of Chromatography

 

Medical and Pediatric Oncology

 

MedScape, Respiratory Care Section  

 

Journal of Asthma

 

    2. Committees and Clinical Reviewer

 

Respiratory Medicine

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital, East - subcommittee for peer review for internal medicine.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Integrated Delivery System Physician Organization Committee.

 

St. Francis Hospital - Interventional Cardiology Committee

 

St. Francis Hospital - Nutritional Support Committee

 

St. Francis Hospital - Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

 

St. Francis Hospital - Home Health Advisory Committee

 

St. Francis Hospital - Trauma and Emergency Room Committee

 

Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Tennessee) - Utilization Review

 

European Respiratory Journal

 

 

   D. Research / Awards:

 

Pulmonary Academic Award, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1980-1985.

 

Utah Heart Association Grant-in-Aid: Pulmonary Collagen and Elastin Contents and Synthesis in Rat Lungs, July, 1979-1980.

 

American Lung Association Fellowship, 1979-1980 (Renewed 1980, but declined by candidate due to faculty appointment).

 

Utah Heart Association Grant-in-Aid: Copper-Deficient Hamster Model of Emphysema, July, 1981-2.

 

American Lung Association Research Grant: Biochemical Mechanisms of Lung Injury in Copper-Deficient Hamsters, July, 1982-1984.

 

Contract: E. I. Dupont De Nemours & Co. Drug inhibition of elastase emphysema in hamsters 1983-1984.

 

Veteran's Administration Career Development Award, Research Associate Level 1985-1988.

 

Veteran's Administration Merit Review 1985-1988.

 

Veteran's Administration RAGS Award, 1985.

 

BRSG Institutional Grant: Role of Elastin in Cell Adhesion, 1988-1989.

 

American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award 1994

 

American College of Chest Physicians Governors Community Service Award for the Sarcoidosis Center, October 21, 2000.

 

 

   E. Hospital Affiliations

 

University of Utah Hospital, Attending Physician, 1980-1984.

 

Veteran's Affairs Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, Attending Physician, 1980-1984.

 

William F. Bowld Hospital, Attending Physician, 1984-1992.

 

The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Attending Physician, 1984-1992.

 

Kennedy Veteran's Affairs Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, Attending Physician, 1984-1994.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital (Central), Active, 1984~2000.

 

St. Joseph's Hospital, Affiliate, 1993~1999.

 

Eastwood Hospital (Delta Medical Center),1992-present.

 

Methodist Hospital, Consultant, 1990-present.

 

Germantown Methodist Hospital, Consultant, 1992-present.

 

St. Francis Hospital, Active, 1991-present.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital, East (Memphis), Active 1984-present.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital, Collierville, Consultant 2000-present.

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital, Desoto, Consultant 2001-present.

 

 

VI. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Co-Director, 1979-1980 Pulmonary Organ System, University of Utah School of Medicine

 

Director, 1980-1983 Pulmonary Organ System, University of Utah School of Medicine

 

Advisor to Director, 1984 Pulmonary Organ System, University of Utah School of Medicine

 

Director of Pulmonary Fellowship Recruitment, Pulmonary Division, University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1987-1988.

 

Associate Chief, Pulmonary Section, VA Medical Center,

Memphis, Tennessee, 1989-1992.

 

Director of Pulmonary Module, University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1990-1992.

 

Director of Pulmonary Clinic VA Medical Center, 1989-1992.

 

Director of Home Oxygen Program VA Medical Center, 1989-1992.

 

Director of Clinical Center #34 of the National Institutes of Health Registry of Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Patients, 1990-1994.

 

Medical Director, Respiratory Department, Eastwood Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 1992-1995.

 

Director and Founder, Sarcoidosis Center, Memphis, Tennessee, 1999-present.

 

Member, Interstitial Lung Disease Steering Committee, American College of Chest Physicians, 2001-2005.

 

Co-representative of Interstitial Lung Disease Steering Committee to the Web-site Oversight Committee, American College of Chest Physicians, 2001, Philadelphia, PA, November, 2001.

 

VII. MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science

 

American College of Chest Physicians (elected Fellow, 10/1999)

 

American College of Physicians (elected Fellow, 11/97)

 

American Federation of Clinical Research

 

American Mensa

 

American Society for Cell Biology

 

American Thoracic Society

 

Guide to America’s Top Physicians 2008, 1009.

 

National Speleological Society

 

Sarcoidosis Research Institute (Vice President (1991-1992) and Member of the Board of Directors, 1991-1999)

 

Sarcoidosis Center, Founder and Medical Director (1999-present)

 

Sigma Xi

 

Southern Connective Tissue Society

 

Western Connective Tissue Society

 

Who's Who in America, 55-58th Editions, 2001-2004, 61st-63rd edition 2007-9

 

Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, 2002-2003

 

Who's Who in Frontier Science, 1st Edition, 1984

 

Who's Who in Healthcare, 2nd and 3rd editions, 1998, and  2000-2001

 

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th-7th editions, 2002-2010.

 

Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 20th Edition, 1986 and 23rd edition, 1992

 

Who's Who in the West,18th-20th Editions, 1982-1986

 

Who's Who in the World, 6th-16th,19th,23rd and 26th Editions, 1985-1999, 2001, 2006, 2009.

 

Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2nd Edition, 1994-1995, 6th Edition, 2002-2003, 7th Edition, 2003-2004, 9-10th editions, 2007-8 and 2008-9.

 

Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, 33rd edition, 2003, 34th edition, 2004-5.

 

Who’s Who in Finance and Business, 34th edition, 2004.

 

World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders

 

 

VIII. PUBLICATIONS

 

1.Sandberg LB, Soskel NT, Leslie J. 1981; Elastin structure,

biosynthesis and its relationship to disease states. N Engl J Med 304:566‑79.

 

2.Soskel NT, Kuby SA. 1981; A Steady-state kinetic analysis of the prolyl-4-hydroxylase mechanism. Connective Tissue Research 9:121‑5.     

 

3.Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hammond EH, Sandberg LB, Renzetti AD, Jr, Crapo JD. 1982; A copper-deficient, zinc-supplemented diet produces emphysema in pigs. Am Rev Respir Dis 126:316­-325.

 

4.Sandberg LB, Soskel NT, Wolt TB. 1982; Structure of the

elastic fiber: An overview. J Investigative Derm 79:128s­

-132s.

 

5.Soskel NT, Sandberg LB. 1983; A comparison of six methods of extracting elastin residue from hamster lungs. Experi­mental Lung Research 4:109‑119.

 

6.Soskel NT, Sandberg LB. 1983; Detection of urinary valyl-proline as a measure of elastin degradation. Liquid Chromato­graphy and HPLC 1:434‑436.

 

7.Soskel NT, Watanabe S. 1984; Mechanisms of lung injury in the copper-deficient hamster model of emphysema. Chest 85:70s‑75s.

 

8.Soskel NT, Sandberg LB. 1985; Lysyl oxidase activity in  copper-deficient hamster lungs. Connective Tissue Research 13:127‑133.

 

9.Snider GL, Kleinerman J, Thurlbeck WM, Bengali ZH. 1985; The definition of emphysema. Report of a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Division of Lung Diseases Workshop. Am Rev Respir Dis 132:182‑185.

 

10.Soskel NT, Hardie RD, Watanabe S, Shenvi AB, Punt JA, and Kettner C. 1986; A new peptide boronic acid inhibitor of elastase-induced lung injury in hamsters. Am Rev Respir Dis 133:639-642.

 

11.Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hardie RD, Shenvi AB, Punt JA, and Kettner C. 1986; Effects of dosage and timing of administration of a peptide boronic acid inhibitor on lung mechanics and morpho­metrics in elastase induced emphysema in hamsters. Am Rev Respir Dis, 133:635-638.

 

12.Kettner C, Shenvi A, Watanabe S, Soskel NT. 1987; A peptide boronic acid inhibitor of elastase. In: Mittman C. and Taylor C., Pulmonary Emphysema and Proteolysis: 1986, Academic Press, Orlando, Florida, pp. 65-71.

 

13.Soskel, N.T. 1987;  High‑Performance Liquid Chromatographic Quantitation of Desmosine plus Isodesmosine in Elastin and Whole Tissue Hydrolysates,  Analytical Biochemistry, 160:98-104.

 

14.Soskel NT, Fox R. 1990; Sarcoidosis...or Something Like It. Southern Medical Journal, 83:1190-1202.

 

15.Soskel NT, Sharma O, 1992; Pleural Involvement in Sarcoidosis. A Review. Seminars in Respiratory Medicine, 13:492-514.

 

16. Schluchter MD, Barker, AF, Crystal RG, et al. From the Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Registry Study Group. 1994. A Registry of Patients with Severe Deficiency of Alpha1-Antitrypsin. Design and Methods. Chest 106:122-123.

 

17.Stoller JK, Buist AS, Burrows B, Crystal RG, Fallat R, McCarthy K, Schluchter MD, Soskel, NT. 1997. Quality Control of Spirometry Testing in the Registry for Patients with Severe Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency, Chest 111:899-909.

 

18. Soskel NT. Sarcoidosis and the White Whale -- The Centurion Enigma. 2000, MedScape, never published due to change in editorship, placed on website www.sarcoidcenter.com.

 

19. Soskel NT and Sharma OP. 2000. Sarcoidosis of the Pleura, Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 6:455-468.

 

20. Soskel NT. 2007. Sarcoidosis as a Cause of Diabetes Insipidus. Sarcoidosis Networking. Vol. XIII, Spring, 2007, p. 1-2

 

IX. BOOK CHAPTERS

 

1.Soskel NT and Sandberg LB. 1987; Pulmonary Emphysema: From Animal Models to Human Disease. In: Uitto J and Parejda AJ, eds. Connective Tissue Disease. Molecular Pathology of the Extracellular Matrix. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp.423-453.     

 

2.Soskel NT and Sandberg LB. 1987; Isolation and Purification of Insoluble and Soluble Elastins. In: Cunningham LW and Frederiksen DW, eds. Methods in Enzymology 144:196-214.

 

3.Hoidal JR, Soskel NT, Rao NV. 1986; The Role of Cigarette Smoking in the Pathogenesis of Emphysema. In: Stein TP, Weinbaum G, Mechanisms of lung injury, George F. Stickley Co., Philadelphia, pp.191-207.

 

4.Soskel NT. Copper Deficiency-Induced Emphysema. In: Cantor JO, Handbook of Animal Models of Pulmonary Disease, Volume II, CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 1989, pp. 29-51.

 

 

X. ABSTRACTS

 

1.Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hammond E, Sandberg LB. 1980; Experimental emphysema in pigs. Am Rev Respir Dis 121 (4, part 2):408.

 

2.Soskel NT, Sandberg LB. 1982; Lung elastin degradation  detected by picomole amounts of urinary valyl-proline, Clin Res 30:74A.

 

3.Soskel NT, Sandberg LB. 1982; A comparison of 6 methods of extracting elastin from hamster lungs. Clin Res 30:75A.

 

4.Soskel NT. 1983; Diminished anti-oxidant protection in  copper-deficient hamsters with emphysema-like lung injury. Clin Res 32:65A.

 

5.Hardie RD, Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Shenvi AB, Punt JA, and Kettner C. 1984; A new inhibitor of elastase-induced emphy­sema in hamsters. Am Rev Respir Dis 129:A300.

 

6.Soskel NT and Davidson JM. 1986; The patterns of collagen and elastin accumulation and collagen synthesis in developing hamster lung explants from normal and copper‑deficient hamsters who develop emphysema. Am Rev Respir Dis, 133:A391.

 

7.Soskel NT, Van Frank T, Hoidal JR. 1988; Elastin substratum inhibits adherence of aortic smooth muscle cells and lung fibroblasts, Am Rev Respir Dis., 137:A527.

 

8.Soskel NT, Van Frank T, Hoidal JR. 1988; Elastin substratum inhibits proliferation of neonatal rat aortic smooth muscle cells, Am Rev Respir Dis, 137:A129.

 

9.Soskel NT, Van Frank T. 1988; Cell contact with elastin substratum results in altered cell shape and disorganized cytoskeletal networks, Am Rev Respir Dis, 137:A527.

 

10.Soskel NT, Van Frank T. 1988; Alteration in cytoskeletal networks interferes with tropoelastin production and compartmentalization, Am Rev Respir Dis, 137:A130.

 

11.Soskel NT. 1989; A synthetic peptide of elastin (PGVGV)5 inhibits smooth muscle cell adherence to and spreading on fibronectin coated plastic, Am Rev Respir Dis, 139: A584.

 

12.Meduri GU, Leeper K, Conoscenti C, Beals D, Estes R, Soskel N, Menashe P. Protective bronchoalveolar lavage for collection of uncontaminated lower respiratory tract secretions. Am Rev Respir Dis, 139:A556, 1989.

13.Lang Z, Soskel N, Williams G, Murlas C. Identification of metalloendopeptidase activity in bovine airway mucosal cells and its inhibition by hypochlorous acid (HOCL), Am Rev Respir Dis, 139:A236, 1989.

 

14.Williams GJ, Estes RJ, Rogness AH, Soskel NT, Pifer LL, El-Torky M. Decreased neutral endopeptidase (NEP) activity in guinea pig trachea exposed to human parainfluenza-3 virus, Federation Proceedings, 1991.

 

15.Williams GJ, Estes RJ, Rogness AH, Soskel NT, Pifer LL, El-Torky M. Decreased neutral endopeptidase (NEP) activity in guinea pig trachea exposed to human parainfluenza-3 virus, Am Rev Respir Dis 143:324, 1991.

 

16. Soskel NT. Sarcoidosis on the Internet. Sarcoidosis, Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Diseases 16:27, 1999.

 

XI. PRESENTATIONS

 

1.Poster presentation at First Gordon Conference on Elastin: Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hammond E, Sandberg LB: Experimental emphysema in pigs, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire, June, 1979.

 

2.Poster presentation at Western Connective Tissue Society Meeting: Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hammond E, Sandberg LB; Experimental emphysema in pigs, San Diego, California, May, 1980.

 

3.Poster presentation at Western Connective Tissue Society Meeting: Soskel NT, Kuby SA; Does Prolyl-4-hydroxylase follow an ordered ter ter kinetic mechanism?, San Diego, California, May, 1980.

 

4.Poster presentation at Gordon Conference on Lung Injury: Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hammond E, Sandberg LB; The copper-deficient, zinc-supplemented pig lung as a model resembling a mild form of emphysema, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, New Hampshire, August, 1980.

 

5.Poster presentation at Gordon Conference on Lung Injury: Soskel NT; A noninvasive method of determining elastin degradation, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, New Hampshire, August, 1980.

 

6.Paper presentation at the Western Connective Tissue Society Meeting: Soskel NT, Sandberg LB. Urinary valyl-proline as an indicator of elastin degradation and the copper-deficient pig model of emphysema, Vancouver, B. C., April, 1981.

 

7.Invited discussant at the Gordon Conference on Elastin: A rapid noninvasive in vivo method of detecting elastin degradation to the picomole level with specific reference to the copper-deficient, zinc-supplemented pig model of emphysema, Kimball Union Academy, Meridan, New Hampshire, August, 1981.

 

8.Invited speaker on "Biochemistry of the lung" in Post-  graduate Course on Pulmonary Diagnostic Techniques, LDS  Hospital and University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, November, 1982.

 

9.Paper presentation at the Western Connective Tissue Society Meeting: Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Sandberg LB. Mechanisms of lung injury in the copper-deficient hamster model of emphysema, St. George, Utah, April, 1983.

 

10.Paper presentation at the Silver Anniversary Session of the Aspen Lung Conference: Soskel NT, Watanabe S. Copper-deficiency induces emphysema in hamsters, Aspen Colorado, June, 1983.

 

11.Invited speaker at the Gordon Conference on Elastin: Mecha­nisms of lung injury in copper-deficient hamsters, Kimball Union Academy, Meridan, NH, August, 1983.

 

12.Paper presentation at the Southern Connective Tissue Con­ference: Emphysema produced in hamsters by dietary copper-deficiency. Memphis, TN, March 18, 1985.

 

13.Poster presentation at Gordon Conference on Elastin: A new boronic acid elastase inhibitor of elastase‑induced emphysema in hamsters. Soskel NT, Watanabe S, Hardie R, Shenvi AB, Punt J, Kettner C, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, August, 1985.

 

14.Poster presentation at the International Symposium on Pul­monary Emphysema and Proteolysis. Kettner C, Shenvi A, Watanabe S, and Soskel NT. Duarte, California, January 14‑16, 1986.

 

15.Paper presentation at the West Coast Connective Tissue Society Meeting. Soskel NT. A rapid sensitive assay for desmosine plus isodesmosine. Marina Del Rey, California, April 18-20, 1986.

 

16.Poster presentation at Gordon Conference on Elastin: Elastin-rich matrices inhibit adherence of smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts. Norman T. Soskel, Timothy Van Frank, and John R. Hoidal. Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, August, 1987.

 

17.Poster presentation at Gordon Conference on Elastin: Other effects of elastin on cell behavior. Norman T. Soskel, Timothy Van Frank, John R. Hoidal and Gopal Murti. Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, August, 1987.

 

18.Soskel NT, Van Frank T, Hoidal JR. 1988; Elastin substratum inhibits proliferation of neonatal rat aortic smooth muscle cells, American Thoracic Society/American Lung Association National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 11, 1988.

 

19.Soskel NT, Van Frank T. 1988; Alteration in cytoskeletal networks interferes with tropoelastin production and compartmentalization, American Thoracic Society/American Lung Association National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 11, 1988.

 

20.Lang Z, Soskel N, Williams G, Murlas C. Identification of metalloendopeptidase activity in bovine airway mucosal cells and its inhibition by hypochlorous acid (HOCL), American Thoracic Society/American Lung Association National Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, May 13, 1989.

 

21.Poster presentation at American Thoracic Society Meeting. Williams GJ, Estes RJ, Rogness AH, Soskel NT, Pifer LL, El-Torky M. Decreased neutral endopeptidase (NEP) activity in guinea pig trachea exposed to human parainfluenza-3 virus, Anaheim, CA, May 13, 1991.

 

22. Poster/Oral Presentation, World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders, Soskel, NT. Sarcoidosis on the Internet, Kumamoto, Japan, November 10, 1999.

 

23. Invited speaker, American College of Chest Physicians, Governor's Community Service Award, Lessons Learned from Setting up a Community Service Project, 2001, Philadelphia, PA (unable to attend), November 2001.

 

24.  Poster Presentation, World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders, Alexandre A. Vizel, Norman T. Soskel, Marina E. Gouryleva, Elisaveta A. Vizel. Sarcoidosis by Eyes of the Patient: Results of Survey in Two Countries, Stockholm, Sweden, 2002.

 

XII. INTERNET WEBSITE(no longer active)

 

1. Sarcoidosis Center Web Site. The Sarcoidosis Center is a non-profit corporation (501 (c)(3)) designed to provide information for patients and physicians regarding sarcoidosis. Designed and maintained by myself. Started 11/96. Over 1,000,000 visitors to date. Information for patients. Provide e-mail answers to over 3000 questions sent to me. Hyperlinks to many other sites discussing sarcoidosis including American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society. Now receiving and sending international e-mail with information about sarcoidosis. Approximately 100 visitors per day. http://www.sarcoidcenter.com. Won the ACCP Governor’s Community Service Award, 2000. Website closed 2/28/2013.

 

XIII. MEDIA ARTICLE ABOUT Norman T. Soskel

 

  1. Larson, Jennifer. Sarcoidosis Baffles the Afflicted, Along with Their Providers. Memphis Health Care News. Nov. 29, 1996

 

XIV.  INTERVIEWS

 

1. Interviewed by Maria Black on WLMT Channel 13 News in Memphis, TN about 

Sarcoidosis just after comedian Bernie Mack announced that he had the disease, February 16, 2005.

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