Jesse Roman, M.D., FACP, FACCP

Jesse Roman, M.D., FACP, FACCP

Jesse Roman, M.D., FACCP, FACP

Jesse Roman, M.D., FACP, FACCP

  • Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Chairman, Department of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine
  • Distinguished University Scholar

UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202
502-852-5241 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Interstitial Lung Disease; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Sarcoidosis


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
  • Residency: San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Washington University


Recent Publications

  • White ES, Brown KK, Collard HR, Conoscenti CS, Cosgrove GP, Flaherty KR, Leff JA, Martinez FJ, Roman J, Rose D, Violette S, Kaminski N. Open-access biorepository for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The way forward. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Oct;11(8):1171-5. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201406-289OI. PubMed PMID: 25167209; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4299004.
  • Roman J. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation 2014 Founders' Medal acceptance: an academic career--it takes a village. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Jul;348(1):8-10. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0000000000000274. PubMed PMID: 24796292.
  • Thannickal VJ, Henke CA, Horowitz JC, Noble PW, Roman J, Sime PJ, Zhou Y, Wells RG, White ES, Tschumperlin DJ. Matrix biology of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a workshop report of the national heart, lung, and blood institute. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jun;184(6):1643-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2014.02.003. Epub 2014 Apr 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 24726499.
  • Celedón JC, Roman J, Schraufnagel DE, Thomas A, Samet J. Respiratory health equality in the United States. The American thoracic society perspective. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 May;11(4):473-9. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201402-059PS. PubMed PMID: 24625275; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4225793.
  • Roman J. Chronic alcohol ingestion and predisposition to lung "cirrhosis". Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Feb;38(2):312-5. doi: 10.1111/acer.12335. Epub 2014 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 24428371.
  • Blackwell TS, Tager AM, Borok Z, Moore BB, Schwartz DA, Anstrom KJ, Bar-Joseph Z, Bitterman P, Blackburn MR, Bradford W, Brown KK, Chapman HA, Collard HR, Cosgrove GP, Deterding R, Doyle R, Flaherty KR, Garcia CK, Hagood JS, Henke CA, Herzog E, Hogaboam CM, Horowitz JC, King TE Jr, Loyd JE, Lawson WE, Marsh CB, Noble PW, Noth I, Sheppard D, Olsson J, Ortiz LA, O'Riordan TG, Oury TD, Raghu G, Roman J, Sime PJ, Sisson TH, Tschumperlin D, Violette SM, Weaver TE, Wells RG, White ES, Kaminski N, Martinez FJ, Wynn TA, Thannickal VJ, Eu JP. Future directions in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research. An NHLBI workshop report. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 15;189(2):214-22. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201306-1141WS. PubMed PMID: 24160862; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3983890.
  • Sueblinvong V, Neveu WA, Neujahr DC, Mills ST, Rojas M, Roman J, Guidot DM. Aging promotes pro-fibrotic matrix production and increases fibrocyte recruitment during acute lung injury. Adv Biosci Biotechnol. 2014 Jan;5(1):19-30. PubMed PMID: 24596659; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3939026.
  • Roman J, Brown KK, Olson A, Corcoran BM, Williams KJ; ATS Comparative Biology of Lung Fibrosis Working Group. An official American thoracic society workshop report: comparative pathobiology of fibrosing lung disorders in humans and domestic animals. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Dec;10(6):S224-9. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201309-321ST. PubMed PMID: 24364785.
  • Ritzenthaler JD, Roser-Page S, Guidot DM, Roman J. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are sensors for ethanol in lung fibroblasts. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Jun;37(6):914-23. doi: 10.1111/acer.12044. Epub 2013 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 23421903; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4337029.
  • Wongtrakool C, Grooms K, Ping XD, Rivera H, Ward J, Roser-Page S, Roman J, Brown LA, Gauthier TW. In utero nicotine exposure promotes M2 activation in neonatal mouse alveolar macrophages. Pediatr Res. 2012 Aug;72(2):147-53. PubMed PMID: 22562289; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3600420.