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Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute


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Dr Iqbal Ahmed graduated from the University of Manchester, England in 1977 and trained at St Bartholomew’s hospital, London before coming to the University of Alberta, Edmonton to complete a fellowship in Respiratory Medicine. As respirologist at the Royal Alexandra and Charles Camsell hospitals in Edmonton, he established the Asthma Teaching Program and Asthma Clinic in 1989 and the Sleep Apnea Program at the Royal Alexandra hospital in 1991. Since 1996, he has been respirologist with VCH, based at the Richmond Hospital and was Director of its Intensive Care unit from 1996-99 He established the first Respiratory Rehabilitation program at the Richmond Hospital in 1999 and is currently Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UBC. His research interests have included radiation lung injury (MSc, U of Alberta 1984), the natural history of asthma (MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 1995) and Obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr Iqbal Ahmed