Dr. David Nichols

Dr. David Nichols, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA. He graduated from Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and went on to specialty training and board certification in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and Case Medical Center/Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Nichols’ career is focused on cystic fibrosis clinical care and research. He has held academic posts and leadership positions at the Colorado Adult CF Program at National Jewish Health and University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado and the Pediatric CF Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington. In these positions, Dr. Nichols helped to develop and lead multiple national, multi-center clinical trials in CF, served on key oversight committees for CF clinical research in the US, and held the Medical Directorship for the CF Therapeutics Development Network Coordinating Center in Seattle, Washington. His research focuses on host-pathogen interactions in CF lung disease, the broad impacts of CFTR correction, and evolving clinical care needs for people with CF. He is retiring to an affiliate academic position in 2022 where he will focus on consulting and preserving a small family farm with his wife in Missouri.