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James R. Jett, MD

Co-Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jett is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and was on the consulting staff of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for 28 years before moving to National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado in 2010-2015.  He has held professional memberships with numerous organizations such as the American Thoracic Society, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Society of Clinical Oncology, North Central Cancer Treatment Group, and the American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr. Jett was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology from 2006 to 2012 and the Co-Editor of the Lung Cancer Section of the electronic textbook UP-TO-DATE from 2008-2017.

His academic honors include the 2013 IASLC Merit Award, Clinical Educator Award from the ATS Assembly on Clinics Problems, 2014; selection for the 2015 Edition of Who’s Who in America; and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the ATS Assembly on Thoracic Oncology, 2015. His research interests have focused on screening and early detection of lung cancer and treatment of advanced stage lung cancer.