American Thoracic Society

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) traces its beginnings to 1905. ATS is a non-profit international, professional scientific society formed to education, advance research and advocate for respiratory health and sleep health. The long-range goal is to decrease morbidity of lung and breathing disorders. ATS publishes peer-review journals about respiratory disorders, clean air, sleep disorders and critical care needs for patients. Currently, there are approximately 18,000 members.

Address
61 Broadway · New York, NY 10006-2755
Website
http://www.thoracic.org/index.cfm
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Thoracic_Society

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