Barry Make, MD
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Barry Make, MD is an Advisory Board Member for AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Circassia, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Phillips, Science 24/7, Shire, Spiration, Sunovion, Theravance, Verona. He also has relationships with National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Pearl Therapeutics and Third Pole.
Barry Make, MD, is Co-Director of the COPD Program and Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and Respiratory Care, at National Jewish Health. He is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. Make’s primary interest is clinical research on the management and outcomes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Dr. Make also sees adult outpatients with COPD and related pulmonary disorders at National Jewish Health. He has been recognized as one of the Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in the US for the past twelve years.
Dr. Make’s publications include over 275 articles, book chapters, and other materials. He has created audiovisual and educational materials for the professional community and patients. He regularly lectures internationally on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
In addition to clinical research and clinical practice, Dr. Make is an active member of the professional community. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, and the Colorado Trudeau Society. Dr. Make is currently an Investigator on four grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute – Genetic Epidemiology of COPD, Beta-Blockers for the Prevention of Acute Exacerbations of COPD, Redefining Therapy In Early COPD, and Validating A Unique COPD Screening Tool In Primary Care. Dr. Make is Editor of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation.
Dr. Make received a BS (cum laude) in Science from Pennsylvania State University and a MD from Jefferson Medical College. He was an Intern in Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and a Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Make completed fellowships in Pulmonary Medicine at the Boston University and University of West Virginia Medical Centers.