Kenneth Serio is a voluntary assistant clinical professor of medicine at UC San Diego and co-director of the ICU at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla. He has a background in basic science research and is actively involved in clinical research. He has spoken nationally and internationally on topics such of asthma and the sepsis syndrome. Serio received his M.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago and performed his internal medicine residency at UCLA followed by a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at UC San Diego.