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Guest Lectureships

  1. a. Smoking and Lung Mechanics
    b. Lung Diffusion
    c. Body Plethysmography
    Workshop on Pulmonary Function in Health and Disease
    St. Mary's Medical Center, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    April 26-27, 1974
  2. Flow Volume Curve and Closing Volume
    Annual Meeting of the Ontario Society of Pulmonary Technologists,
    Hamilton, Ontario
    April 29, 1975
  3. Tests for Early Detection of COPD
    Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Thoracic Society, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.
    June 25, 1975
  4. Early Changes in Cigarette Smoking in Apparently Normal Individuals
    Annual Meeting of the American Lung Association of Nebraska,
    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.
    June 26, 1975
  5. a. Routine Pulmonary Function Tests
    b. Flow Volume Curve Breathing Helium
    Annual Meeting of the Ontario Society of Pulmonary Technologists,
    Toronto, Ontario
    April 3, 1976
  6. Use of the Flow Volume Curve in the Diagnosis of Small Airway Disease
    Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
    October 29, 1976
  7. Carbon Monoxide Lung Diffusion
    Conference on Pulmonary Function, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa Ontario
    March 3, 1976
  8. a. Maximum Expiratory Flow Limitation
    b. Recent Advances in Pulmonary Physiology
    c. Pulmonary Function in Asthma
    d. Pulmonary Function in Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema
    Annual Meeting of the Medical Society of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    October 18-20, 1977
  9. a. Spirometer Frequency Response
    b. Maximum Expiratory Flow Limitation at Wave Speed
    c. Cromolyn Sodium: Can We Predict Its Effectiveness?
    Annual Mid-Western Conference in Chest Disease
    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.
    November 16-17, 1977
  10. a. Flow Volume Curve
    b. Early Diagnosis of Small Airways Obstruction
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    July- August, 1978
  11. Effects of Genetics on the Susceptibility of the Airways to Cigarette Smoking
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco,
    California, U.S.A.
    February 23, 1979
  12. Clinical Usefulness of Carbon Monoxide Diffusing Capacity
    Guest Speaker at Trudeau Society Dinner, Lung Association of Los Angeles
    County, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    February 27, 1979
  13. Effects of Genetics on the Susceptibility of the Airways to Cigarette Smoking
    Center of Health Sciences, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    February 27, 1979
  14. Effects of Genetics on the Susceptibility of the Airways to Cigatette Smoking
    Wadsworth VA Hospital, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    February 28, 1979
  15. Effects of Genetics on the Susceptibility of the Airways to Cigarette Smoking
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    February 28, 1979
  16. Effects of Genetics on the Susceptibility of the Airways to Cigarette Smoking
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, California, U.S.A.
    March 1, 1979
  17. Physiological Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
    Lakewood Medical Center, Lakewood, California, U.S.A.
    March 2, 1979
  18. Smoking and the Airways, 150th Anniversary Program
    Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    May 8, 1979
  19. Smoking and Genetics
    Hospital das Clinicas, Porto Alegre, Brazil,
    April 2, 1980
  20. Smoking and Genetics
    Hospital da Santa Casa (29th Infirmiry), Porto Alegre, Brazil
    April 7, 1980
  21. Recent Advances in Pulmonary Physiology
    Hospital da Santa Casa (Pereira Filho Pavillion), Porto Alegre, Brazil
    April 8, 1980
  22. Clinical Applications of Pulmonary Function Tests
    Hospital das Clinicas, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    April 9, 1980
  23. Lung Diffusion
    Hospital da Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    April 11, 1980
  24. Smoking and Genetics
    Hospital Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    April 17, 1980
  25. Lung Mechanics in the Understanding of the Pathogenesis of COPD
    Post-Graduate Course on Clues of Lung Mechanics to the Practicing
    Physician, Second Pan American Congress of Diseases of the Chest,
    American College of Chest Physicians, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    April 20, 1980
  26. Pulmonary Function Tests, Symposium on Bronchial Asthma
    Second Pan American Congress of Diseases of the Chest,
    American College of Chest Physicians, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    April 21, 1980
  27. a. Physiological Differential Diagnosis of COPD
    b. Pulmonary Function Tests
    Symposium on Bronchial Asthma, Medical Society of Minas Gerais,
    Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    April 24-25, 1980
  28. Pathophysiology of Emphysema and Bronchitis Pulmonary Disease
    Up-Date
    Geigy Symposia Series CLXVI, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    May 3, 1980
  29. Hyperinflation in Asthma Medical Sciences Building Auditorium
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    June 10, 1980
  30. Partial Flow-Volume Curves 7th Annual Seminar
    Canadian Society of Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Technologists,
    McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario
    September 23, 1980
  31. a. Standardization of the Partial Flow-Volume Curve for Use in Methacholine
    Challenge Testing.
    b. Choosing Predicted Values for Pulmonary Function Tests.
    8th Annual Seminar, Canadian Society of Pulmonary and Cardiovascular
    Technologists, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario
    October 22, 1981
  32. Nonspecific Bronchial Challenge Course: A physiological
    Approach to the Respiratory System
    Sponsored by the Dept. of Rehab. Medicine of the University of Toronto,
    St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    February 4, 1982
  33. Nonspecific Airway Responsiveness Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Clinical Sciences Building University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    October 29, 1982
  34. The Effects of Genetics on Sensitivy of Airways to Smoking
    Annual Meeting of Alberta Thoracic Society (Keynote Speaker) Red Deer, Alberta
    October 30, 1982
  35. a. Mechanisms of Airflow Limitation
    b. Influence of Genetics on Airway Response to Cigarette Smoke
    Firestone Regional Chest and Allergy, Unit St. Joseph's Hospital,
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    April 26, 1983
  36. Influence of Genetics in the Airway Response to Cigarette Smoking.
    Thoracic Society of Australia (South Australian Branch), Adelaide,
    South Australia, Australia
    August 18, 1983
  37. Airway Echogram of the Upper Airways
    Firestone Regional Chest and Allergy Unit, St. Joseph's Hospital,
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    May 29, 1984
  38. Genes and Smoking
    Special Lecture
    Division of Chest Medicine, 13th Annual Congress and Scientific Meeting
    of the Chinese Medical Association, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    July 7, 1984
  39. Airway Reactivity
    Division of Chest Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    July 10, 1984
  40. Observations on the Vertical Gradient of Esophageal Pressures
    Flow-Volume Underworld, Southwest Harbor, Maine, USA
    September 2, 1984
  41. Early Detection of Small Airway Disease
    Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine,
    Downsview, Ontario
    November 2, 1984
  42. Bronchial Reactivity Update
    Gage Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario
    December 13, 1984
  43. Defense Mechanisms Against Bronchoconstriction in Healthy Subjects.
    Associacao Medica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    November 4, 1985
  44. Airway Echography
    Hospital da Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    November 7, 1985
  45. Bronchial Reactivity
    Hospital Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    November 14, 1985
  46. Bronchial Hyperreactivity
    Gage Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario
    November 21, 1985
  47. Early Diagnosis of Lung Disease
    Clarkson Medical Lecture Series, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital,
    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.
    May 9, 1986
  48. a. Genes and Smoking
    b. Defense Mechanisms Against Airway Constriction
    c. Ventilatory Disturbances During Sleep
    d. Airway Constriction
    e. Lung Diffusion Capacity in Medical Practice
    f. Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases
    g. Airway Echogram
    h. Maximum Expiratory Flow
    XXIII Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis, Recife, Brazil
    October 26-30, 1986
  49. Physiology of the Upper Airways Using Airway Echograms
    Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine, Queen's University,
    Kingston, Ontario
    March 22, 1988
  50. a. Office Spirometry in the Assessment of Asthma
    b. Long Acting Theophyllines in Asthma
    Course: Diagnosis and Management of Respiratory Disease
    Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto,
    The Old Mill, Toronto, Ontario
    April 8, 1988
  51. Physiology of the Upper Airways Using Airway Echograms
    Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine, McMaster University,
    Hamilton, Ontario
    April 12, 1988
  52. Course on Pulmonary Pathophysiology (10 hours)
    Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
    of Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre, Brazil
    August 1-5, 1988
  53. Pulmonary Function in Lung Transplantation
    Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
    of Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    August 5, 1988
  54. Assessing Respiratory Function
    12th Annual Seminars in Current Practice
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine
    Toronto, Ontario
    October 26, 1989
  55. Genetic Airway Responsiveness to Smoking Irritation: A Twin Study
    Staff Presentation at Seminar Series
    Institute of Medical Sciences
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
    April 26, 1990
  56. Airways Obstruction
    I Spanish-American Course on Pneumonology
    University of Barcelona
    Barcelona, Spain
    October 9, 1990
  57. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Upper Airway
    I Spanish-American Course on Pneumonology
    University of Barcelona
    Barcelona, Spain
    October 11, 1990
  58. Interaction Between Ozone and Allergens in Asthma
    Tohoku Medical Society
    Sendai, Japan
    October 26, 1990
  59. Airway Hyperreactivity
    I Congress of Pavilhao Pereira Filho,
    Hospital Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    November 27, 1990
  60. Pulmonar Function: The Most Indispensable
    I Congress of Pavilhao Pereira Filho,
    Hospital Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    November 28, 1990
  61. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Department of Medicine (Hospital de Clinicas)
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    December 3, 1990
  62. a. Asthma and Ozone
    b. Medicine in North-America in the 90's
    II Congress of Pavilhao Pereira Filho,
    Hospital Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    May 24-27, 1992
  63. Pathogenesis of COPD
    II Spanish-American Course on Pneumonology
    Acapulco, Mexico
    June 12, 1992
  64. Relationship Between the Universities and Teaching Hospitals in Canada
    First Annual Meeting of Teaching Hospitals
    Ministry of Education of Brazil
    Brasilia, Brazil
    July 21, 1992
  65. The interaction of ozone and aeroallergens
    National Workshop on Asthma and the Environment
    Canadian Thoracic Society
    Montreal, Quebec
    October 22-24, 1992
  66. The journey to the asthma gene: visions of Tristan da Cunha
    First Ontario Respiratory Resident's Symposium
    Keynote Speaker
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    April 22, 1994
  67. Going to the end of the world in search of the gene of asthma
    Annual Research and Educational Day and Dinner
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
    After Dinner Speaker
    Toronto, Ontario
    June 8, 1994
  68. Management of Asthma
    Fuyang Medical Centre
    Fuyang
    P. R. China
    June 16, 1994
  69. Genetics of Asthma
    Zhejiang Medical University
    Hangzhou
    P. R. China
    June 15, 1994
  70. Tristan da Cunha: In Search of the Asthma Gene
    Chritie Memorial Lecture (36th Annual Banquet)
    63rd Annual Meeting of the
    The Royal College oo Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    (Canadian Thoracic Society)
    Toronto, Ontario
    September 17, 1994
  71. Genetics of Asthma
    Cochin Hospital
    Respiratory Division
    Paris, France
    September 26, 1994
  72. Genetics of Asthma: Studies done in Tristan da Cunha and China
    Recent Advances in the Genetics of Asthma and Allergy
    International Scientific Workshop
    Cannes, France
    September 28, 1994
  73. Tristan da Cunha: In Search of the Asthma Gene
    XXVII Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Natal, Brazil
    October 11, 1994
  74. Asthma and Air Pollution
    XXVII Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Natal, Brazil
    October 13, 1994
  75. Expeditions in Search of the Asthma Gene(s)
    Research Rounds
    The Hospital fo Sick Children
    Toronto, Ontario
    October 31, 1994
  76. Genetics of Asthma
    III Spanish-American Course on Pneumonology
    Vina del Mar
    Chile
    November 24, 1994
  77. Airway Hyperresponsiveness
    III Spanish-American Course on Pneumonology
    Vina del Mar
    Chile
    November 24, 1994
  78. In Search of the Genes of Asthma: Tristan da Cunha
    Brazilian Society of Clinical Genetics
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
    Porto Alegre
    Brazil
    December 12, 1994
  79. Genetics of Asthma
    First Conference of the Canada-Argentinian Medical Society
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
    December 16, 1994
  80. Air Pollution and Asthma
    First Conference of the Canada-Argentinian Medical Society
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
    December 16, 1994
  81. Finding the Asthma Gene
    The Lung Association
    Toronto, Ontario
    February 11, 1995
  82. In Search of the Genes of Asthma
    The Second Great Lakes Lung Conference
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    September 29, 1995
  83. History and Evolution of Tristan da Cunha Through Stamps
    48th Annual Convention
    The Canadian Association of Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists
    Toronto, Ontario
    October 26, 1995
  84. Searching of the Gene(s) for Asthma in Isolated In-Bred Communities and Extended Families
    Genetics of Asthma Meeting
    The Wellcome Trust
    Dormy House, Worcestershire
    England
    October 30, 1995
  85. In Search of the Gene(s) of Asthma
    VI Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis of Sao Paulo
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    November 13, 1995
  86. The Search for the Asthma Gene
    Encouters Course
    School of Continuing Studies
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
    November 27, 1995
  87. In Search of the Gene of Asthma
    Firestone Regional Chest & Allergy Unit
    St. Joseph’s Hospital
    McMaster University
    Hamilton, Ontario
    December 12, 1995
  88. Living with Asthma
    Ontario Lung Association
    West End YMCA
    Toronto, Ontario
    April 24, 1996
  89. Linkage in Human Asthma: Tristan da Cunha
    Transatlantic Airway Conference
    Key Biscayne
    Florida, USA
    January 9-10, 1997
  90. Asthma in Tristan da Cunha
    Brodie Club
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
    February 18, 1997
  91. In Search of the Genes of Asthma in the Island of Tristan da Cunha
    4th South-North Human Genome Conference (Sponsored by UNESCO)
    Guadalajara, Mexico
    March 16-19, 1997
  92. In Search of the Genes of Asthma: Second Expedition to Tristan da Cunha
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
    Porto Alegre
    Brazil
    November 10, 1997
  93. Genetics of Human Behavior
    Pavilhao Pereira Filho,
    Hospital Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    November 13, 1997
  94. Genetics of Asthma: Tristan da Cunha Trip
    The Aesculapian Club
    Toronto, Ontario
    January 16, 1998
  95. Genetics of Asthma
    Chicago Thoracic Society
    Chicago, Illinois, USA
    March 10, 1998
  96. Nitric Oxide as Marker of Airway Inflammation
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
    Porto Alegre
    Brazil
    August 27, 1998
  97. Genetics of Asthma
    Respiratory Division, Dept. Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine of Valença
    Valença, RJ
    Brazil
    October 27, 1998
  98. In Search if the Genes of Asthma
    XXIX Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Brazil
    October 28, 1998
  99. Asthma and Nitric Oxide
    XXIX Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Brazil
    October 29, 1998
  100. Looking for the Genes of Asthma at the End of the World
    Murray Kornfeld Memorial Honor Lecture
    Sixty-Fourth Annual International Scientific Assembly &
    XIX World Congress on Disease of the Chest
    American College of Chest Physicians
    Toronto, Ontario
    November 9, 1998
  101. Chasing the Asthma Genes to the Ends of the Earth
    Third Annual Dr. Patrick Gill Memorial Lecture
    Atlantic Respiratory Conference
    The Lung Association of Nova Scotia
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    November 21, 1998
  102. Hunt for the Genes of Asthma
    6th International Conference on Environmental & Occupational Lung Disease
    American College of Chest Physicians
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    February 13, 1999
  103. Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Tristan da Cunha
    Workshop on the Genetics and Physiology of Airway Hyperresponsiveness
    American Thoracic Society
    Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    May 14, 1999
  104. In Search of the Genes of Asthma in the Island of Tristan da Cunha:
    The Italian Connection
    XIX National Course of Pneumonology and Respiratory Pathophysiology
    Menarini Series on Pneumonology and Milano University
    Venice, Italy
    May 21, 1999
  105. In Search of the Genes of Asthma in the Island of Tristan da Cunha:
    The Dutch Connection
    The Netherlands Asthma Foundation Meeting
    Utrecht University
    Uithof, Utrecht
    The Netherlands
    August 30, 1999
  106. Genetics of Asthma
    10th Annual Distinguished Daniel H. Simmons Lecture
    Trudeau Society Dinner
    Lung Association of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    October 19, 1999
  107. In Search of the Genes of Asthma in the Island of Tristan da Cunha
    Medical Grand Rounds
    Department of Medicine
    University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center
    Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    October 20, 1999
  108. Genetics of Asthma
    Citywide Allergy and Immunology Rounds
    Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    October 20, 1999
  109. Chasing Genes of Asthma to the End of the World
    Grand Rounds
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    November 2, 1999
  110. Chasing Genes of Asthma to the End of the World
    Annual Dinner
    Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society of Ontario
    Bayview Country Club
    Toronto, Ontario
    December 11, 1999
  111. Chasing Bad Genes to the End of the Earth
    InterCity Respiratory Rounds
    Sunnybrook Estate, McLean House – Conservatory
    Toronto, Ontario
    January 19, 2000
  112. Chasing Bad Genes to the End of the Earth
    Grand Rounds
    Department of Medicine
    Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Science Centre
    Women’s College Hospital Site
    Toronto, Ontario
    January 26, 2000
  113. Chasing Bad Genes to the End of the Earth
    Grand Rounds
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
    Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Science Centre
    Sunnybrook Hospital Site
    Toronto, Ontario
    June 7, 2000
  114. Inflammatory mediators in the condensed expiratory air
    II Congress of the Latin American Thoracic Association (ALAT)
    Cartagena de Indias
    Colombia
    August 3, 2000
  115. Small airways and COPD
    II Congress of the Latin American Thoracic Association (ALAT)
    Cartagena de Indias
    Colombia
    August 4, 2000
  116. Functional limitation in asthma
    II Congress of the Latin American Thoracic Association (ALAT)
    Cartagena de Indias
    Colombia
    August 5, 2000
  117. Respiratory mechanics
    XXX Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Gramado, RS, Brazil
    October 7, 2000
  118. Inflammatory mediators in the condensed expiratory air
    XXX Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Gramado, RS, Brazil
    October 8, 2000
  119. Nicotine in the 21st Century
    XXX Brazilian Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Gramado, RS, Brazil
    October 10, 2000
  120. Genetics of asthma
    Course on Advanced Concepts of Human Genetic Disease
    Institute of Medical Sciences
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
    February 6, 2001
  121. Genetics of Nicotine Addiction
    Pavilhao Pereira Filho,
    Hospital Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    August 14, 2001
  122. Pulmonary Function Tests: Ask the Expert
    IX Noth-Northeast Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    October 11, 2001
  123. Alveolar Asthma: A New Paradigm
    IX Noth-Northeast Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    October 11, 2001
  124. Nicotine in the 21st Century
    IX Noth-Northeast Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    October 12, 2001
  125. Genetics of Asthma and The Island of Tristan da Cunha
    IX Noth-Northeast Congress of Pneumonology and Tuberculosis
    Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    October 12, 2001
  126. In Search of Genes of Asthma in the Island of Tritan da Cunha
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Department of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University
    February 6, 2002
  127. Alveolar Asthma: A New Paradigm
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
    Department of Pediatrics
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University
    February 7, 2002
  128. Asthma and the Alveoli: A New Paradigm
    Boheringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical Inc. Lung Conference
    Aspen, Colorado, USA
    April 20, 2002
  129. Chasing Asthma Genes to the End of the Earth
    John McClement Memorial Lecture
    Medical Grand Rounds
    Department of Medicine
    New York University Medical Center
    New York, NY, USA
    April 9, 2003
  130. Asthma and the Alveoli: A New Paradigm
    Pulmonary Grand Rounds
    Department of Medicine
    New York University Medical Center
    New York, NY, USA
    April 9, 2003