Quebec Respiratory Health Network

A lever for research in Quebec

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The CIHR - Quebec Respiratory Health Training Program

An innovative program funded by the CIHR

The CIHR - Quebec Respiratory Health Training Program (QRHTP) is a program supervised by mentors whose aim is to support residents, postdoctoral fellows (MD and/or Ph.D) doctoral students (Ph.D) and students to master who wish to have an excellent cross-training in the field of inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract and lungs.

Program mentors are currently working within 5 important Quebec Universities: (University of Montreal, McGill University, Laval University, Sherbrooke University and Université du Québec à Chicoutimi).

The CIHR - Quebec Respiratory Health Training Program has a separate website which can be found by clicking here.

| See the QRHTP web site | Intranet |

Dr. François Maltais

Dr. François Maltais is the responsible of the CIHR - Quebec Respiratory Health Training Program.

Dr. Maltais is a pulmonologist at the Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec and tenure professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Laval University. Clinician and researcher, Dr. Maltais leads a research team whose overall theme is the exercise intolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More specifically, the study of the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation and peripheral muscle dysfunction in COPD. Dr. Maltais is also co-leader of the COPD research axis of the RHN.

To contact Dr. Maltais

Dr. Yves Berthiaume

The other co-investigators for the QRHTP are:

Dr. Berthiaume, a tenured professor at the Faculty of Medicine and FRQS national researcher at the Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal and also the Director of the Quebec Respiratory Health Network.

To contact Dr. Berthiaume

Dr. Kevin Schwartzman

Dr Kevin Schwartzman, associate professor of medicine at McGill University and clinical epidemiologist with expertise in tuberculosis,

To contact Dr. Schwartzman

Dr. James Martin

Dr. James Martin, professor of medicine at McGill University and a world-renowned researcher in airway inflammation and asthma,

To contact Dr. Martin

Dr. Éric Rousseau

Dr. Éric Rousseau, professor of physiology at the Université de Sherbrooke, whose research area is airway smooth muscle. Dr. Rousseau is also the Director of the Scientific Committee of the Quebec Respiratory Health Network).

To contact Dr. Rousseau