Guest Editors
David S. Hui
David S. Hui is the Stanley Ho Professor of Respiratory Medicine
and Director of the Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infections
Diseases at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shatin, Hong
He graduated from the University of New South Wales
(Kensington, Australia) in 1985. He then trained in respiratory
medicine and sleep medicine in Sydney, Australia. He was heavily
involved in the clinical management of patients with SARS at the
Prince of Wales Hospital (Shatin, Hong Kong) during the major
outbreak in 2003. He served as a World Health Organization
(WHO) advisor, reviewing the clinical management of avian
influenza A(H5N1) during the early human outbreak in Vietnam
in February 2004, and has since been a regular advisor to the
WHO on the clinical management of SARIs. He has contributed
to WHO treatment guidelines (including those for the influenza
A(H5N1) virus in 2007, the influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in
2009, and MERS in 2013) and the WHO training workshop on
the clinical management of influenza A(H7N9) and other SARIs
in May 2014. He was a member of the urgent WHO missions
investigating the outbreaks of MERS in Saudi Arabia and South
Korea in 2013 and 2015, respectively.
David Hui’s research interests include the clinical management of
emerging SARIs, the safety of respiratory therapy in the post-SARS
era, the efficacy of medical ward airflow in preventing nosocomial
infections, sleep disordered breathing, and common airway diseases.
Giovanni A. Rossi
Giovanni A. Rossi is the former chief of the Pulmonary and
Allergy units and of the Cystic Fibrosis Centre at the G. Gaslini
Research Institute and University Hospital (Genoa, Italy) and
the former adjunct Professor of Paediatric Pulmonology at the
University of Genoa (Genoa). He is now Chief Emeritus at the
G. Gaslini Research Institute.
Copyright ©ERS 2016. Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-069-9. Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-070-5. Print ISSN: 2312-508X. Online ISSN: 2312-5098.
ERS Monogr 2016; 72: vii–viii. DOI: 10.1183/2312508X.10008416 vii
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