Paul David Scanlon, MD, FACP, FCCP, is Professor Emeritus of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Mayo Clinic. He trained at the University of Minnesota, Mayo Medical School, Johns Hopkins and Harvard. He served at the Mayo Clinic for thirty-five years, retiring from clinical practice in 2019. Born at St. Marys Hospital, Scanlon has lived in Rochester most of his life. He has served as president of Rochester Public Schools Board of Directors, president of Rochester Montessori School Board of Directors, president of the Rochester Art Center Board, vice-president of the Rochester Civic Music Board and president of the Rochester Park Board. He and his wife, Maggie, a retired nurse, have three children and seven grandchildren.