Virginie Westeel, MD, PhD, is Professor of Pulmonology at the University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France and head of the Thoracic Oncology unit in the University Hospital of Besançon, France.
She is a graduate of the University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France and her specialty is pulmonary medicine. Her clinical and research activities are exclusively dedicated to lung cancer and her research interests include lung cancer therapeutics, follow-up and evidence-based medicine.
She has taken on the role of Joint Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Lung Cancer Review Group in 2013. She is currently the President of the French Thoracic Oncology Intergroup (Intergroupe Francophone de Cancérologie Thoracique, IFCT).