Dr. Lussier received her initial medical training at the Stamford Hospital/ Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in Stamford, CT. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Lussier completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and received extensive research mentorship in the departments of Pulmonary Medicine and Pathology under Dr. Daniel Remick at Boston University investigating mucin hypersecretion in murine asthma models and cellular immune response to pneumonia after traumatic brain injury. She moved to Dallas to complete a fellowship in Neurocritical Care Medicine at UT Southwestern. Dr. Lussier is currently an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Neurology and where she will focus on education in the medical and neurological intensive care units. Her special interests include respiratory complications of neuromuscular disease, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Lussier spends her spare time with her family, traveling, rock climbing, and working towards her goal of running a 5K in all 50 states.
- Medical School
- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2009)
- Columbia University/Stamford Hospital (2012), Internal Medicine
- Boston University School of Medicine (2016), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
- UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Neurocritical Care
Neuromuscular Pulmonary Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Respiratory Management
- Muscular Dystrophies - Respiratory Management
- Musculoskeletal with Respiratory Insufficiency
- Paralyzed Diaphragm
- Post-Polio Syndromes
- Pulmonary Neuromuscular Disease
- The Role of Substance P in Pulmonary Clearance of Bacteria in Comparative Injury Models.
- Hsieh T, Vaickus MH, Stein TD, Lussier BL, Kim J, Stepien DM, Duffy ER, Chiswick EL, Remick DG Am. J. Pathol. 2016 Dec 186 12 3236-3245
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin: The Protein. In Alpha-1 Antitrypsin: Role in Health and Disease
Lussier BL, Wilson AA (2016). Springer Publishing Co.