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Event:

Breathing troubles: Living well with lung disease

  

Date:

Wed, Mar 20th, 2019

Time:

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Description:

CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE Some things get more difficult with age, breathing should not. Yet 1 in 5 Canadians has lung disease. Shortness of breath is the main symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - an umbrella term for progressive lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Experts:
Dr. Douglass Rolf, Kelowna Respiratory Clinic
Dr. Joshua Brinkerhoff, Assistant Professor School of Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science, UBC Okanagan
Dr. Neil Eves, Associate Professor School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan
Dr. Pat Camp, Associate Professor Department of Physical Therapy and Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Vancouver
Moderator: Dr. Rob Shave, Director
School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC Okanagan

Venue:

Laurel Packing House

Address:
1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Cost:

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Everyone is welcome

Ticketing and/or registration:

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Everyone is welcome Please register: http://BreathingTroubles.eventbrite.ca

For more info:


healthyliving.research@ubc.ca

Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention

OkanaganEmbraceAging.com