Richard Glenn Wunderink, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Dr. Richard G. Wunderink is a Professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Medical Director of the MICU, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr Wunderink has been active in research and education regarding on pulmonary infections, and sepsis. His research interests include prevention, diagnosis, risk stratification, and treatment, both antibiotic and adjunctive therapies, for these serious infectious diseases. He co-chaired the most recent IDSA/ATS Consensus Guidelines Committee on the management of community-acquired pneumonia. He was the Chicago site PI for the recently completed CDC Epidemiology of Pneumonia in the Community (EPIC) study.