William D. Travis
William D. Travis, MD, is an attending thoracic pathologist with a special interest in thoracic neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung disorders. I have worked on classification of thoracic disorders and served as Chair of the 1999 WHO Classification of Lung and Pleural Tumors; lead editor of the 2004 WHO Classification: Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart; co-chair of the 2002 American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society International Multidisciplinary Consensus Classification of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias; co-chair of the ATS Workshop on Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia; and co-chair of the Pathology/Radiology Panel of the 2004 ASCO/IASLC Adenocarcinoma/Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma Workshop.
He is Director of the ACGME-accredited Thoracic Pathology Fellowship Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is the lead editor of the upcoming 4th Edition of the 2015 WHO Classification: Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart. And, he is the lead author of the upcoming 2013 American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Statement: Update of the International Multidisciplinary Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias.
He will serve on the IASLC Board of Directors for four years, starting at the WCLC in 2013.
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