About Speaker Dr. Zea Borok


University of Southern California, Keck Medicine – Dr. Zea Borok

Academic Title:

Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Director, Will Rogers Institute Pulmonary Research Center

Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Training Program



Professional Statement:

After completing medical school in her native South Africa, Dr. Borok completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Following a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, she completed fellowship training in Pulmonary Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Borok joined the faculty of USC in 1990 and quickly distinguished herself as a prominent medical researcher, educator and practitioner. She holds several administrative and academic positions and directs an active research program in mechanisms of lung injury repair.


Institution Description Field of Study Degree
Montefiore Medical Center Internship Internal Medicine
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Fellowship Pulmonary Diseases
Montefiore Medical Center Residency Internal Medicine
University of Capetown Medical School Doctor of Medicine