Journal Club

Journal Club

The ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation announces the next edition of its Journal Club, on Tuesday October 30th at 12:00 Noon EDT, on the use of a mobile health technology intervention to help with home-based exercise training in adult lung transplant candidates. 

Lisa Wickerson (PT, MSc., PhD Candidate, Physical Therapist, Toronto Lung Transplant Program, University of Toronto, Canada) will present the paper entitled ‘A mobile health technology enabled home-based intervention to treat frailty in adult lung transplant candidates: A pilot study’.  This paper was published in Clinical Transplantation in June 2018.   

We will be joined by the first author of the paper, Jonathan Singer (Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Lung Transplantation) at University of California, San Francisco.  The expert panel will comprise of Dr. Lianne Singer (Medical Director of Lung Transplantation, University Health Network, University of Toronto) and Dr. Dmitry Rozenberg (Pulmonology and Rehabilitation, University Health Network, Toronto) who will serve as our online discussion panelists.  

The discussion will be moderated by Claire Nolan (Senior Research Physiotherapist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College, UK).

The web-based platform allows for a live and interactive Journal Club with real-time discussion both online and via telephone. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call.

You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate in the Journal Club.  Registration is free. To reserve your Webinar seat today please click here.

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate with this session and look forward to a stimulating discussion.

Please contact Dr. Rachael Evans with any suggestions or questions.

Claire Nolan, MSc
Web Committee, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Dr. Rachael Evans, MBChB, PhD
Web Editor, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Professor Richard Casaburi, PhD, MD
Chair, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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