Paul Boyce, M.D., M.P.H.

Paul Boyce, MDPaul Boyce, MD, MPH joined our practice in 2005 after completing his fellowship and board certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Harvard University. There, he also completed a Master of Public Health. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. Originally a native of the island of Trinidad & Tobago, his “journey” began when he entered the Honors Program at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a passionate squash player and soccer fan. His main clinical interest is pulmonary hypertension, in addition to asthma, occupational lung diseases, bronchiectasis and smoking cessation.

EDUCATION

Harvard Medical School

Fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, West Roxbury VA Hospital; Boston, MA
2001-2005

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA

Master of Public Health
2003-2005

Emory University School of Medicine

Internal Medicine Residency
Emory University Hospital, Grady Memorial Hospital, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta VA Medical Center; Atlanta, GA
1998-2001

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MA

Honors Program, Bachelor of Science (Honors)
1991-1994

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005-2015

Pulmonary Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004-2014

Internal Medicine Certificate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002-2012

Georgia State Medical License, since 1999

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

National Research Service Award (NRSA) - NIH
Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Boston MA; 2003-2005

American Thoracic Society Minority Trainee Travel Award; 2005, 2004

Internal Medicine Resident Teaching Award - Emory University School of Medicine; 1999

Dean's Merit Scholarship - Emory University School of Medicine; 1994-1998

Phi Lambda Upsilon, The National Honors Chemical Society, 1993

Merit Scholarship - College of Literature, Science and Arts
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; 1992-1994

Sophomore Honors Award - Honors Program
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; 1992

National Scholarship Award - Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
Presentation College, San Fernando; 1991

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

CURRENT STATE & HOSPITAL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS & OFFICES

Medical Director of Respiratory Care Services, Northside Hospital-Atlanta, 2012 - present

Medical Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Program, 2012 - Present

Pulmonary Section Chief, Northside Hospital-Atlanta, 2012 - Present

Team Leader: Pulmonary Oversight Team, 2012 - Present

Quality Improvement Committee Member, 2014

CLABSI Committee Chairman

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Predictors for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in an ongoing prospective cohort of ICU patients
Massachusetts General Hospital, Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Harvard Medical School; Environmental Health Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
Principle Investigator: DC Christiani, MD, MPH

Acute airway inflammatory responses to combustion particulates using Exhaled Breath Condensates
Environmental Health Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
Principle Investigator: DC Christiani, MD, MPH

Airway hyper-reactivity in lung transplantation recipients
Moffit Hospital, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California at San Francisco.
Principle Investigator: Jeff Golden, MD

Effect of cardioplegia and reperfusion on the myocardium
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.
Principle Investigator: Robert Guyton, MD

The role of adhesion molecules in Wegener's Vasculitis
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Department of Nephrology, University of Birmingham Medical School, United Kingdom.
Principle Investigator: Joseph Adu, MD

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

MN Gong, PD Boyce, BT Thompson, L Pothier, DC Christiani

308GA Polymorphism in TNFA, Troponin and Mortality in ARDS. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference (San Diego), Oral Presentation, May 2006.

AM Nuernberg, PD Boyce, JM Cavallari, EA Eisen, DC Christiani

8-Isoprostane and 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanine as Acute Inflammatory Biomarkers in Boilermakers with Welding Exposure. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference (San Diego), Oral Presentation, May 2006

PD Boyce, MN Gong, L Pothier, BT Thompson, DC Christiani

Myocardial Injury Associated with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and Mortality. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference (San Diego), Oral Presentation, May 2005

PF Currier MD MPH, MN Gong MD MS, L Pothier MS, PD Boyce MD MPH, L Xu, BT Thompson MD, DC Christiani MD MPH

Surfactant Protein-B Polymorphism and Mortality in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference (San Diego), Oral Presentation, May 2005

PD Boyce, JY Kim, DN Weissman, DC Christiani

Acute Inflammatory Biomarkers Using Exhaled Breath Condensates (EBC) in the Occupational Setting. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference (Orlando), Oral Presentation, May 2004

PD Boyce, MN Gong, L Pothier, BT Thompson, DC Christiani

The Predictive Validity of the AECC Criteria for ARDS. American Thoracic Society (ATS) International. Conference (Orlando), Oral Presentation, May 2004

JY Kim, JC Chen, PD Boyce, DC Christiani

Systemic Inflammatory Responses to Welding Fume Vary by Smoking Status. American Thoracic Society. (ATS) International Conference (Orlando), May 2004

MN Gong, BT Thompson, L Pothier, PD Boyce, DC Christiani

Predictors for the Development of ARDS in At-Risk Individuals. Presented at the American Thoracic. Society (ATS) International Conference (Seattle), May 2003

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

PD Boyce MD, JY Kim SD, DN Weissman MD, J Hunt MD, DC Christiani MD, MPH

pH increase observed in exhaled breath condensate from welding fume exposure.. J Occup Environ Med. 2006 Apr;48(4):353-6

PD Boyce MD, DC Christiani MD MPH, DH Wegman MD

Respiratory Disorders. Occupational Health: Recognizing and Preventing Work-Related Disease and Injury, 5th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia

MN Gong MD MS, Wei Zhou PhD, BT Thompson MD, L Pothier MS, PD Boyce MD, DC Christiani MD MPH

308GA and TNFB Polymorphisms and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome from Direct and Indirect Injury. European Respiratory Journal 2005 Sep;26(3):382-9

MN Gong MD MS, BT Thompson MD, L Pothier MS, PD Boyce MD, DC Christiani MD MPH

Clinical Predictors of ARDS and Mortality in ARDS: Potential Role of Red Cell Transfusion. Critical Care Medicine 2005 Jun;33(6): 1420-1

JY Kim SD, JC Chen MD MPH, PD Boyce MD, DC Christiani MD MPH

Systemic Inflammatory Responses to Welding Fume Vary by Smoking Status. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2005; 62; 157-163

PD Boyce MD, AB Waxman MD PhD.

Pulmonary Hypertension: Work in Progress. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology July/August 2003 - Volume 10 - Number 4 - p413 to p423

JOURNAL REVIEWS

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

LANGUAGES

Proficiency in Spanish

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Squash

Soccer

Snowboarding