Honorary Professor of Primary Care in Respiratory Medicine
Family Physician practicing in York Region, Ontario, Canada.
Chairperson of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada (www.fpagc.com)
Past- Chairperson of the Respiratory Section of the College of Family Physicians of Canada
Senate member of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group
President of the IPCRG 5th biennual world scientific meeting, “Making Every Breath Count” Toronto June 2-5, 2010
Chair of the Council of Organizing Members of the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care.
Member of Past Canadian Consensus Guidelines for H pylori, Asthma, COPD and Sinusitis
Representative of the College of Family Physicians of Canada to the SARS clinical working group.
Member of Chronic Respiratory Disease Surveillance Advisory Committee (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Member of the Health Canada Section on Allergy and Respiratory Therapies
Member of the Canadian Metropolitan Tuberculosis Subcommittee
Co-Chair, Health Quality Ontario COPD Community Management standards committee
Member, Health Quality Ontario Asthma community management standards committee
Board member, Thrombosis Canada
Vice President, Respiratory Effectiveness Group
International editor for Nature’s Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Non-respiratory medical interests:
Community Pain consultant
Palliative Care community physician
Hospitalist, Brampton Civic Hospital
Married with four children and four dogs