Assistant Professor

Louisville, KY
Previous Institution
Harvard Medical School
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


MD - University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2010
MSCI - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2019
BS, Chemistry - Vanderbilt University, 2006

Postgraduate Training

Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2011
Chief - Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2015 - Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2013
Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2019
Professional Highlights

Dr. Jonathan Dale Casey received his baccalaureate degree (2006) in chemistry from Vanderbilt University and his MD (2010) from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he was the top overall graduate. During his residency from 2010-2013 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, he garnered awards for empathetic patient care and was also named Chief Resident in 2015. In 2019 Dr. Casey completed the fellowship program at Vanderbilt in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He is an excellent teacher and was presented the Roger Des Prez Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017. He further enhanced his knowledge of epidemiology, biostatistics, and clinical research during his fellowship by completing a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (May 2019). Jonathan Casey is driven toward long-term success as a researcher. Under the direction of his mentors, Matt Semler, Todd Rice, and Gordon Bernard, he has devised novel and efficient research methodologies to study fluid management, airway management, oxygen targets, and post-extubation respiratory support. He is adept at the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials and has served as principal investigator on several. Dr. Casey has helped to develop the Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group, a clinical trial network of clinical researchers in 20 intensive care units and emergency departments in the U.S. He serves a critical role within the network as head of the clinical coordinating center. In addition to providing experience in the administration of large, multicenter trials, this position provides opportunities to design and lead large multicenter clinical trials.

Clinical Interest

Dr. Casey currently sees patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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Research Keywords

Airway management, non-invasive respiratory support, post-extubation respiratory support, acute respiratory distress syndrome, fluid management.