Medical Advisory Board

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Medical Advisory Board

We work with a network of KOLs in the respiratory world to make sure the NObreath® is fit for purpose. We are always working to improve our NObreath® if you would like to be a part of this advisory board, please contact Bedfont® today.

Rodolfo de Paula Vieira

Professor at Universidade Brasil, Supervisor of MSc and PhD Program at UNIFESP and Director of IBEPIPE, Rodolfo de Paula Vieira has a PHD in Pathology – specifically the Immunopathology of the lungs – and 3 post-doctoral accreditations from the Sao Paulo, School of Medicine in Brazil, the Department of Pneumology at the University Hospital Freiburg in Germany and a post-doctoral fellowship awarded by European Respiratory Society and Marie Currie Foundation and European Union. Having published more than 100 internationally peer-reviewed scientific articles, Professor Vieira’s main pre and clinical studies evolve around immune response and the effects of physical exercise on pulmonary rehabilitation.

Carol Stonham

Carol, a registered nurse since 1986, transitioned from acute hospital settings to primary care in 1990. With 26 years in general practice, she now serves at Gloucestershire ICB, leading the Respiratory Clinical Programme Group and serving as the Children and Young People Asthma Clinical Lead. Additionally, she co-leads the NHSE South West Respiratory Network. Carol pioneered the use of FeNO in primary care and integrated it into her asthma toolkit, recently implementing it across Gloucestershire practices. She’s the former Executive Chair of PCRS, the first non-doctor and female in that role, currently serving as the policy lead. Carol co-chairs the Lung Health Task Force’s early and accurate diagnosis group and contributed to the NHS Long Term Plan Breathlessness Diagnosis group. Holding an MSc in respiratory care, she received the Queen’s Nurse award in 2007 and was honored with an MBE in 2016 for Services to Nursing and Healthcare.