Respiratory Health
Strategic Clinical Network

The Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical Network is a community of physicians, front-line health care workers, researchers, patient advisors, clinical leaders and others specialized in addressing respiratory conditions and ailments.

Our mission is to facilitate optimal respiratory health through implementation of innovative, patient-centred, evidence-informed and coordinated services.

Getting Involved

Ideas and input of all stakeholders, including patients and families, are welcome:

Network Members

Network Leadership

  • Shelley Valaire
    Senior Provincial Director
  • Dr. Dale Lien
    Senior Medical Director
  • Jim Graham
    Executive Director
  • Dr. Michael Stickland
    Scientific Director
  • Dr. Heather Sharpe
    Assistant Scientific Director
  • Eileen Young
  • Krista Ortman
    Administrative Support


To see who is involved, check out our:

Core membership list

Working Groups

News, Updates





In the News

Success Stories

Projects, Priorities


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Oxygen Therapy

For more information about the following resources, contact the

  • Do Not Use Pre-filled Water Bottles for Humidification of Oxygen for Adults
  • Restrict Medical Air Access for Safety by Controlling Air Flowmeters
  • Nebule to Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) with Spacer Therapeutic Interchange
  • Use of Portable Oxygen During Patient Transfers Policy
  • Optimizing Oxygen Practice in Acute Care

Sleep Disorders

Test Results


Related Resources
Research, Innovations