Prof. Mark Fitzgerald University of British Columbia, Canada1 Talk
Dr. J Mark FitzGerald is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at The Lung Centre, Vancouver General Hospital and Professor of Medicine and Head of the Respiratory Medicine program at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is the founding Director of the UBC Centre for Lung Health and Co-Director of the... read morenewly formed Institute for Heart and Lung Health at UBC. He has an extensive program of clinical research in asthma, COPD, tuberculosis and health outcomes. He has worked with national and international groups to develop evidence based asthma guidelines. He is a member of the CTS Executive and its Asthma Committee and has worked with the Canadian Asthma Guidelines working group since 1989. He is a member of the Global Initiative in Asthma (GINA) in his role as Executive and Chair of its Science Committee. He has published over 300 peer reviewed papers and editorials including publications in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JAMA and the BMJ.