Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO)


The Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) was created in 1999, with the goal of facilitating international research in the field of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). Led by Dr. Julio Ramirez, Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville, CAPO includes investigators from over 30 countries and 130 hospitals; it strives to advance the state-of-the-art in CAP therapy world-wide.

For further information, please visit CAPO.

IRB#: 11.0613


Principal Investigator:

Julio Ramirez, MD


  • Paula Peyrani, MD
  • Johnson Britto, MD
  • Francisco F. Gonzalez, MD
  • Ramy T. Husainy, MD
  • Rodrigo Cavallazzi, MD
  • Emran Atherah, MD
  • Ehab Ali Haj, MD
  • Forest Arnold, DO
  • Matthew Woodford, MD
  • Michael Burk, MD
  • Ishan Mehta, MD
  • Matthew Middaugh, MD