Warren Warwick

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Warren J. Warwick
Died(2016-02-15)February 15, 2016[1]
EducationUniversity of Minnesota (MD)
OccupationPediatric Pulmonologist

Warren J. Warwick was an American pediatrician, notable for co-inventing a chest wall oscillation device called the Vest Airway Clearance System, or "The Vest", a mechanical vest for clearing the lungs of children with cystic fibrosis. He was Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology at the University of Minnesota and director from 1962 to 1999 of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at the University of Minnesota, recognized by peer institutions as the best in the United States.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Warren Warwick, MD". Star Tribune. February 20, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  2. ^ Gawande, Atul (2004). “The Bell Curve: What happens when patients find out how good their doctors really are?” The New Yorker (December 6, 2004) Archived June 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Cystic Fibrosis: A GERIATRIC PROBLEM, Warren. J. Warwick, October 15, 2003, Minnesota Cystic Fibrosis Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  4. ^ PERSONAL HEALTH, By Jane E. Brody, Published: December 18, 1985, NYTimes.com

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