Preston W. Campbell, III, M.D.

Preston W. Campbell, III, M.D.
Former President and CEO, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Dr. Preston Campbell served as president and chief executive officer of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation from 2015 - 2019. A leader at the CF Foundation for more than 20 years, Dr. Campbell previously served as the Foundation's executive vice president for medical affairs, overseeing the Foundation's research, drug discovery, drug development and clinical research programs, and directed clinical research, the Foundation's network of care centers, clinical training programs and the national patient registry database. He initially became interested in cystic fibrosis as a CF camp counselor while earning his medical degree from the University of Virginia Medical School.

Blog Posts


As we look forward to 2018, our President and CEO, Preston W. Campbell, III, M.D., shares a special holiday message to the cystic fibrosis community.

Dec. 26, 2017| 1 min read

As we reflect on 2016, we are so thankful to our friends around the country, dedicated researchers, care center professionals, volunteers and, most of all, those of you living with CF.

Dec. 22, 2016| 1 min read

The CF Foundation's CEO reflects on the passing of Mary Weiss, who helped blaze new trails in the fight against CF.

April 19, 2016| 1 min read

Two doctors who worked with Dr. Warren Warwick reflect on his contribution to CF care and its lasting impact.

Feb. 19, 2016| 4 min read

As I assume my new role as president and CEO of the CF Foundation, I am humbled by all that this organization has achieved and am determined to continue our work toward the ultimate goal. Here are my thoughts as I take over the reins from my dear friend and colleague.

Oct. 1, 2015| 4 min read