David Tinkelman , M.D.
Vice President of Health Initiatives
and Medical Director for FitLogix and QuitLine programs
National Jewish Health
David Tinkelman is a physician, an executive and a researcher.
Currently he serves as Professor of Pediatrics and Vice President of Health Initiatives at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, a position he has held since 1995.
During his tenure at National Jewish, Dr. Tinkelman created and served as the Medical Director of the Disease Management programs.
These include the "Quit Line
", a smoking cessation telephonic and Internet program serving various United States markets and, most recently, FitLogix
, a new multi-media weight management program with special capabilities for co morbidities, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Active in medical research and the author of over 135 journal publications and book chapters focusing on asthma, COPD and allergy, Dr. Tinkelman
has more recently expanded his
research to include socioeconomic issues in healthcare.
He is a past president of the Joint Council of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and a past Editor of the Journal of Asthma.
He is the co-editor of four textbooks related to respiratory disease.