Roggli Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from PPS

The Pulmonary Pathology Society (PPS) presented Victor Roggli, MD  with a 2020 PPS Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding clinical and academic contributions to the field of thoracic pathology and his service to the PPS over the years.

The purpose of this award is to recognize a member of the PPS who has attained extraordinary distinction and accomplishment in the field of thoracic pathology and whose achievements have brought benefit to the practice and care of patients with lung diseases.

Over his career Dr. Roggli has published extensively and lectured on all aspects of lung diseases.  He is known worldwide, especially for his work in the pathology of occupational lung diseases that paved the way to better understanding of disease processes related to occupational and environmental exposures.

As one of the founding members of the PPS, Dr. Roggli has provided throughout his career exceptional leadership and service to the PPS. He served as the Program Committee Chair in the first administration from 1995-1998 and helped to establish the first PPS Companion Meeting at USCAP.  Subsequently, he served as the president of the PPS from 2000-2002.  

Dr. Roggli's commitment to excellence has been evident as an outstanding educator in pathology. He is one of those special mentors with fantastic personality, who has trained many outstanding thoracic pathologists who have always appreciated his willingness to teach and guide them through their own careers.