- Chronic Respiratory Failure
- Interstitial Lung Diseases
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
Education & Training
- University of Colorado Denver, Internal Medicine/Chief Medical Resident
- University of Colorado Denver/ National Jewish Health, Pulmonary and Critical Care
- University of Colorado Denver, Public Health
Interstitial Lung Diseases including Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Autoimmune Lung Diseases, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Bronchiolitis.
Critical Care Pulmonary
Teaching or Professional Positions
Assistant Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health
Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
2003-Present: Clinical Instructor of Medicine
Awards & Recognition
2003-2004: The 8th Annual Elaine Cleary Faculty Award Recipient for Excellence in Education, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
2002-2003: Chief Medical Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Colorado Denver
Olson AL, Swigris JJ, Sprunger DB, Fischer A, Fernandez-Perez ER, Solomon J, Murphy J, Cohen M, Raghu G, Brown KK. Rhuematoid arthritis-interstitial lung disease-associated mortality. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Accepted for publication with minor revisions, June 2010.
Olson AL, Brown KK. Connective tissue disease-associated lung disorders. In: duBois RM, Richeldi L, eds. Interstitial Lung Diseases. European Respiratory Society, Monograph 46: December 2009. Olson AL, Swigris JJ, Raghu G, Brown KK. Seasonal variation: mortality rates from pulmonary fibrosis are higher in the winter. Chest 2009;136:16-22.
Olson AL, Huie TJ, Groshong SD, Cosgrove GP, Janssen WJ, Schwarz MI, Brown KK, Frankel SK. Acute exacerbations of fibrotic hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a case series. Chest 2008;134:844-850.
Olson AL, Swigris JJ, Lezotte D, Norris J, Wilson C, Brown KK. Mortality rates from pulmonary fibrosis increased from 1992 to 2003 in the United States. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007;176:277-284.