Homer L. Twigg III

Homer L. Twigg III, MD

Floyd and Reba Smith Professor of Pulmonary Disease


Homer L. Twigg III, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine and the current Division Chief of the Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division at Indiana University. Dr. Twigg did his Medical School training at Georgetown University, Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas (Parkland). He joined the faculty at Indiana University in 1989 and has been Chief of the Division since 2000. Dr. Twigg has a long research interest in pulmonary host defense in HIV infection and has served on many special emphasis panels sponsored by the NHLBI in this area. Most recently Dr. Twigg has been investigating the lung Microbiome in healthy subjects and patients with HIV infection. He currently is a standing member of the Lung Cellular, Molecular, and Immunobiology (LCMI) study section.


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Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine