Dr. Howard Eigen has a long standing relationship with the Capital Institute in Beijing, China. They have sent 8 trainees to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health sponsored by the Riley Hospital for Children Pulmonology at Indiana University Health. These trainees have been senior people who have spent 6 months or more at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in the Sections of Pulmonology, Endocrinology and Pediatric Neurology. The relationship was recently expanded when The Capital Institute and Riley at IU Health became "Sister Hospitals".
In addition, the Section has a 15 year history of training physicians from South America, specifically Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Columbia, and from the Far East. Dr. Eigen has been invited to speak on pulmonary topics in countries throughout the world.
Dr. Robert Tepper has on going relationships for research with colleagues in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and the United Kingdom. Dr. Tepper is the co-editor of a text on lung function testing in infants with an international panel of editors and contributors.