STUDIES

1.  Pulmonary Tele-Rehabilitation for Interior Health Authority

The purpose of this study is to better understand the physical activity practices of patients with chronic lung disease who live in remote and rural places in the Interior of British Columbia. This study is funded by the Interior Health Authority.

2. “Bayis Il Tus – A Strong Breath” A Community-Based Research Project to Improve Lung Health in Remote and Rural First Nations Communities in British Columbia

This study is an emerging community-based research partnership between UBC and Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) to improve the respiratory health of people who live in remote and rural First Nations communities in Northern British Columbia (BC).

3. COPD Alert! Telehealth System

The purpose of this study is to measure and evaluate having regular monitoring of medications, sleep quality and physical activity as part of a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

4. Strengthening our Bodies

Our goal for this study is to understand what the physical activities of First Nations people living in remote/rural locations are and how these activities improve their physical and spiritual health.   Our overall goal is to develop, put into action and judge a First Nations pulmonary tele-rehabilitation (P-TR) program to improve the health of First Nations peoples living with chronic lung disease.

Affiliated Studies

1. High Oxygen Delivery to Preserve Exercise Capacity in IPF Patients Treated with Nintedanib: The HOPE-IPF Study

(Principal Investigator: Jordan Guenette)