The Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) was created in 1999, with the goal of
facilitating international research in the field of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
Led by Dr. Julio Ramirez, Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville,
CAPO includes investigators from over 30 countries and 130 hospitals; it strives
to advance the state-of-the-art in CAP therapy world-wide.