Steven Huang, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan. He did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University in Evanston (1994-1997), and went to Medical School at Northwestern University in Chicago (1997-2001). After completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine also at Northwestern, he came to the University of Michigan for fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2004-2007). He stayed on as faculty, first as a Clinical Lecturer, and then as a tenured-track faculty member.
Dr. Huang's research focuses on understanding how epigenetic modifications contribute to the development of chronic lung diseases, especially idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). He focuses on studying how fibroblasts contribute to disease pathology and how patients develop variability in disease progression. His work also examines how air pollution contributes to the development of asthma. Dr. Huang is in charge of helping maintain the U of M ILD Lung Biorepository.
Dr. Huang is an active member of several pulmonary subspecialty societies, including the American Thoracic Society (ATS), and has received career-development awards from the ATS. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health. He sees a variety of patients in his general pulmonary medicine clinic, and he is the Medical Director of Michigan Medicine's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.