Department of Medicine
Pamela McShane’s clinical interests include bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cancer and its pulmonary complications. Her research focuses on the etiology, microbiology, and treatment of bronchiectasis. She has developed a large registry of patients with bronchiectasis to study the natural history of the disease and provide the opportunity for patients to participate in research trials. She is also working to clarify the roles that immune deficiency, autoimmunity, and ethnicity may play in the cause and natural history of bronchiectasis.
Her research has been published in Chest, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care, and Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
McShane received a BS in biology from Loyola University Chicago and an MD from its Stritch School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, as well as pulmonary/critical care fellowships at the University of Rochester and the University of Chicago.