Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

Tareq Abu-Salah, MD, FCCP

Dr. Abu-Salah was born and raised in Kuwait. He attended medical school at the University of Jordan, then moved to the U.S. to complete his medical training. He attended Texas Tech University for his internship, the University of Iowa for residency, and University of Missouri for his Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship, and the Mayo Clinic for his Sleep Medicine fellowship. Dr. Abu-Salah is now Boone Hospital Center’s Director of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Abu-Salah is board-certified in internal medicine, critical care, sleep, and pulmonary medicine. His clinical interests included treating sleep disorders, pleural diseases, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension and lung cancer. His role at Boone Hospital includes the management of critically ill medical and surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

Dr. Abu-Salah and his wife,  a local French teacher, have three children. When he’s not caring for patients, he enjoys spending time with his family.

Dr. Abu-Salah is assisted in the hospital by Julie Lane MSN, RN, FNP-BC and in the Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Clinic by Jennifer Grant, MA.


Jason Goodin, DO, FCCP

Dr. Goodin was raised in Marion, KS and moved to Manhattan to attend Kansas State for his undergraduate studies. He went to medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO, followed by an Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the University of Missouri.

Dr. Goodin joined Boone Hospital in 2012. He is currently a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and is board-certified in internal medicine, critical care, and pulmonary medicine. His clinical interests include bronchoscopy with endobronchial ultrasound and management of various complex lung diseases including lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, interstitial lung disease and sleep apnea.

Dr. Goodin, his wife and three children attend church at The Crossing. In their free time they like to travel, fish, and kayak. In 2015, Dr. Goodin placed in the top 10 in the Ride the Bull Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament – The world’s largest tournament of its kind.

Dr. Goodin’s youngest two children have an ultra-rare disease called Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency (MSD). He and his wife cofounded the Grant Us Grace Foundation to help find a treatment or cure for this disease. Grant and Grace received the first in the world treatment with bone marrow transplants.

Dr. Goodin is assisted in the clinic by Gerrin Preuitt, RN.


Kate Grossman, MD

Dr. Grossman was raised in Rockville Centre, NY. She attended Duke University as an undergraduate and State University of New York Downstate Medical Center for her medical degree. She completed both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residencies at the University of Chicago followed by a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (although she is no longer a practicing pediatrician). Her clinical interests include bronchoscopy, pleural disease and a variety of general lung diseases including lung cancer, COPD/emphysema, asthma, pulmonary infections, chronic cough, interstitial lung disease and smoking cessation. Dr. Grossman also attends in the Intensive Care Unit as a Critical Care physician at Boone Hospital where her interests are in sepsis and point-of-care ultrasonography.

Dr. Grossman is married and has 2 children. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, swimming, biking, and traveling with her family.

Dr. Grossman is assisted in the hospital and Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Clinic by Carmen Colvin, RN.


Grace Wilson, MD

Dr. Wilson was raised in Kansas City. She moved to Columbia, Missouri, to attend the University of Missouri where she completed her undergraduate studies obtaining Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, medical school, internal medicine residency, as well as Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship. She is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Internal Medicine. She is currently a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr. Wilson joined Boone Hospital in 2021. Her clinical interests include management of a wide variety of complex lung and critical care diseases, including but not limited to bronchoscopy, bronchoscopy with endobronchial ultrasound, asthma, use of biologic therapy in treatment of asthma, pulmonary nodules, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease, pleural lung diseases, thromboembolic disease, sleep apnea, sepsis, infectious diseases, critical care ultrasonography, critical care procedures. Dr. Wilson also works inpatient, managing critically ill medical and surgical patients in the Boone Hospital Intensive Care Unit.

Dr. Wilson and her husband have a daughter. When she is not working, she enjoys Mizzou athletics, their Australian Shepherd dog, hiking and biking, spending time at the lake, and traveling with her family.

Dr. Wilson is assisted in clinic and the hospital by Julia Crane RN, BSN, CCRN-CSC.


Stephanie Whitbey, AGACNP-BC

Stephanie was raised in Columbia, MO. She started her career in healthcare by becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant through the Columbia Career Center while she was in high school. She graduated and worked at Boone Hospital as a Patient Care Tech while attending the University of Missouri, Columbia. There she obtained her BSN from the University of Missouri. She graduated and worked as an RN in the Medical ICU and the Recovery Room. She later accepted a position assisting Dr. Lodhi then Dr. Grossman in the ICU/Pulmonary department where she was inspired to continue her education and pursue pulmonary critical care. She continued her education through Maryville University and obtained her MSN in May 2018. After graduating she worked as a nurse practitioner in the ICU at Boone performing procedures including intubations, central line placement, and arterial line placement. She returned to the pulmonary and sleep medicine clinic in February 2020.

When Stephanie is not working in clinic, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and 2 dogs. She loves to dance, spend time at her lake cabin, and start home décor projects around the house (and hopefully finish them!).


Julie Lane FNP-BC

Julie Lane was raised in St. Charles, MO. She attended the University of Missouri's Sinclair School of Nursing for her bachelor’s degree in nursing, then attended Maryville University's Family Nurse Practitioner program in St. Louis where she received her master’s degree. She is board-certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has worked as an RN on the medical/surgical floor and in the ICU. She has assisted Dr. Abu-Salah in the Pulmonary clinic and hospital since 2021.

Julie is engaged and has 2 dogs and 1 cat. She enjoys anything Harry Potter, and outside of works likes to play with her dogs, play Scrabble, crochet, and spend time with family and friends.


Meagan Fansler, FNP-C

Meagan was raised in Salisbury, MO. She obtained a BA in Biology with a minor in Education from Columbia College prior to pursuing her degree in nursing. She began her nursing career at Boone Health in 2012 after graduating from Columbia College with her ADN.  Her mother has been a nurse at Boone for over 20 years so she knew that Boone was where she wanted to practice. She worked at the bedside until 2018 when she joined Boone Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine and began working with Dr. Grossman as her rounding nurse. Her position with Boone Pulmonary and Dr. Grossman inspired her to go back to school to work towards her MSN.  In June 2022 she graduated from Chamberlain University in Chicago with her MSN. She is a registered family nurse practitioner.  She was able to transition into a Nurse Practitioner role with Boone Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine in 2022.

Meagan enjoys providing personalized patient care and education to help patients better understand their chronic conditions. In her free time, she enjoys photography and spending time outdoors with her husband and three children.


Jonathan Barnes, AGPCNP-BC

Jonathan was raised in Columbia and obtained his BSN from the University of Missouri. He received his MSN from Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College in St. Louis. Prior to his role as a nurse practitioner, Jonathan was a staff nurse in a trauma and surgical ICU at the University of Missouri and in a medical ICU at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is a certified asthma educator. He is a registered adult-gerontology nurse practitioner, and his clinical focus is the ongoing care and education of patients with lung diseases.

When Jonathan is not caring for patients, you can find him and his wife biking and walking the trails around Columbia and spending time with their two children.