The EMJ Podcast | Episode 187
This week, James Hull, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, takes Jonathan on a deep dive into respiratory care, from combatting breathlessness to airway collapse in athletes. The pair also discuss the common misconceptions surrounding asthma diagnosis, recent technological advancements, and the potential challenges behind emerging treatments.
After completing an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology, James Hull went on to graduate from the oldest medical school in London, St George’s, University of London, UK, in 2000, with a degree in General and Respiratory Medicine. In 2010, he completed his PhD in vascular physiology in chronic lung disease.
Hull specialises in asthma, cough, unexplained breathlessness, and exercise physiology, and is Clinical Lead for the cough, unexplained breathlessness, and upper airway/vocal cord dysfunction service at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. He is an international expert in helping athletes with breathing problems, and sits on the respiratory expert panel at both the English Institute of Sport and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Hull was recently awarded the fellowship status of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM), and is President of the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP), which is based in the UK.