Denis Caillaud was awarded an M.D. degree in Paris V in 1984 (Laureate) and a Ph.D. degree in pulmonary medicine from the Clermont-Ferrand University, France, in 1989. He is specialized in pulmonary and occupational medicine as well in allergology. Presently, he is a Professor of pulmonary medicine and the Chief of Pulmonary Department in Clermont-Ferrand. He was a Member of the France High Council of Public Hygiene from 2002 to 2007 and presided a group on moulds and respiratory health. He is a a Member of the High Council of Public Health and will soon join a working group within French Agency of Environmental and Workplace Security on indoor pollution. He is also a Member of the Administration Council of the French Allergology Society. His main research focus includes indoor and outdoor chemical pollution, biological pollution (pollens and moulds: alternaria and microbial volatile organic compounds), endotoxins, and their pulmonary effects, especially asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He has been involved in the field of epidemiology (ISAAC), in collaboration with the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), Scientific and Technical Building Center (CSTB), and the French Social Security (drug consumption and pollen) in urban and rural areas.
Biography Updated on 8 October 2009