Dr. Albert A. Rizzo is the Chief Medical Officer for the American Lung Association. He is responsible for ensuring that the American Lung Association uses the best science and medicine to formulate and deliver its mission. He oversees the medical aspects of the organization’s research, education and advocacy arms of its mission. Dr. Rizzo practices at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware (USA). He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA).