Dr. Hank Abrons is a physician in Berkeley, CA who retired from the faculty at Highland Hospital (Alameda County Medical Center). He was previously associate professor of Medicine at West Virginia University, where his research focused on epidemiology, physiology, and clinical features of occupational lung disease. His clinical practice focused on critical care, chronic lung disease, and cystic fibrosis. Prior to his appointment at WVU, Dr. Abrons worked for three years in the U.S. Public Health Service.
He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, and master’s degree from the University of Illinois. He is past-president of the California chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, served on PNHP’s board of directors, and is a member of the national advisory board.