Dr. Standiford is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He has served as Program Director of two large multi-investigator program project grants, including the University of Michigan Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) in Acute Lung Injury (2000-2002) and University of Michigan Specialized Center of Clinically-Oriented Research (SCCOR) in Acute Lung Injury (2003-2009). Dr. Standiford has served as the Program Director for the Division’s NIH/NHLBI T32 Postgraduate Research Training Grant in Lung Diseases since 2011. Dr. Standiford was a permanent member of two NIH Study Sections, including Lung Biology and Pathology (LBPA) and the Lung Cell and Molecular Immunology (LCMI). He served as a member of the American Lung Association Research Fellowship and Career Investigator Award Committee from 2000-2004, and Chair of this committee from 2004-2009. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP). Dr. Standiford served as Vice Chair and Chair for the 2014 and and 2016 Gordon Research Conferences entitled Biology of Acute Respiratory Tract Infection, respectively. He was named the Henry Sewall Endowed Professor of Medicine in 2016.