2018 Respiratory Health Symposium

The New Brunswick Lung Association’s

25th Annual Respiratory Health Symposium


The Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, NB

September 28th, 2018

8:00AM – 4:30PM

Registration for students has reached its maximum and is not available at this date. If interested as a student you can call the 2nd week of September to see if spots have opened up. (1-800-565-5864 Ext. 107 Barbara Walls, Director of Health) Registration will be $30.00 for health care students at that time.

*This is a smoke-free and fragrance-free event



This year's agenda: PDF iconAgenda.pdf

2017 Presentations:

PDF icon ACOS (asthma/ COPD overlap syndrome) – A patient’s perspective - Elizabeth Doherty

PDF icon Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis – Living Well with IPF - Dr. Maryse Williston, MD, FRCPC Respirologist, UHC Dr. - Georges - L. - Dumont University Hospital Centre

PDF icon Apnea & Dyspnea - A Star-Crossed Story of the Lung and Heart  - Dr. Jeremy Simpson, PhD., Associate Professor, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph

PDF icon Lung Cancer - Best Practices, Diagnosis and Treatments  - Dr. Mahmoud Abdelsalam, PHD, Medical Oncology, Moncton Hospital 

PDF icon Promoting a Smoke Free Life and how to become a Certified Tobacco Educator - Karelle Guignard, RN., MNS., CTE, Smoking Cessation Coordinator, Vitalité Health Network

PDF icon Implementation of Respiratory Health Programming in Horizon Health Network’s Primary Health Care Centres- Key Lessons Learned - Daniel Doherty, Primary Health Care Access Coordinator- Saint John Area, Horizon Health Network 

Countering Contraband – Education and Enforcement - Sgt Bob Power, Peace Officer and Gary J. Forward BIS, MA - Inspector OIC - Contraband Enforcement Unit, Department of Public Safety and Justice

 PDF icon Protecting New Brunswick Children from Exposure to Environmental Toxins - Dr. Barbara MacKinnon, Ph. D., President and CEO of New Brunswick Lung Association

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