Roxanne Rousseau

 

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After graduating from university (SFU BSc 1984), Ms. Rousseau began employment in the private sector with a focus on environmental toxicology. At UBC since 1986, she has held many research assistant and research coordinating positions for studies ranging from the occupational lung health of sawmill, ferry, grain elevator and radiology workers to her current research involving patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. The Economic Burden of Asthma in Canada (EBA) and the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Biomarker studies are two recent projects highlighting the success of Ms. Rousseau’s involvement with large study cohorts and multi institutional engagement. Located at the Lung Health Centre at Vancouver General Hospital, Ms. Rousseau’s current research focus on respiratory health compliments her other roles as a stake holder of the Asthma Patient Advisory Committee (PAC) of 2014 and a contributing member of the UBC Respiratory Evaluation Sciences team.