Seth Walker, MD, FCCP, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Emory University
1365 Clifton Rd NE, Bldg A #4325
Atlanta, GA 30322, USA


Dr. Walker is currently the Director of the Emory Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program in Atlanta, GA. He completed an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Virginia Commonwealth University then did his adult pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the University of Rochester. In addition to clinical duties, he is co-director of the Therapeutic Development Center at Emory University and is involved with several clinical trials in cystic fibrosis.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Pulmonary Disease , Internal Medicine , Pediatrics, critical care medicine and cystic fibrosis.

Scientific Activities

Committee Memberships:
a) National and International:
• American Thoracic Society, Wheezing Infant Clinical Working Group, 2010-2014
• Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Therapeutic Development Network Protocol Review Committee, 2014- Present

b) Institutional:
• Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Education Committee, Charleston Area Medical Center/West Virginia University – Charleston Division, 2008-2011
• Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Resident Evaluation and Review Committee, Charleston Area Medical Center/West Virginia University – Charleston Division, 2008- 2011
• Nutritional Support Committee, Medical Director, Charleston Area Medical Center, 2008- 2011
• Central Line- Associated Blood Stream Infection Committee, Charleston Area Medical Center, 2009-2011
• Ethics Committee, Charleston Area Medical Center, 2009-2011
• Patient Satisfaction Improvement Group, The Emory Clinic Pulmonary Division, 2012-2011

Honors and Awards
• Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Outstanding Partnership Award, 2013

Society Memberships:
• American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow, 2005-Present
• American Thoracic Society, 2006-Present
• American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow, 2013-Present


Journal Publications
1. Scarlett EE, Walker S, Rovitelli A, Ren CL. Tidal breathing responses to albuterol and normal saline in infants with viral bronchiolitis. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology. 2012; 25(4): 220-225. doi: 10.1089/ped.2012.0141
Other Publications:
1. Walker S. When will the Tobacco Control Act be considered a failure? Austin J Pulm Respir Med .2014; 1(2): 1-2.