Denis O’Donnell Back

Queen’s University, Canada

Dr Denis O’Donnell is a Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. He is a Senior Clinician Scientist and Director of the Respiratory Investigation Unit (RIU), Kingston Health Science Centre with cross-appointments to the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and Kinesiology & Health Studies.

Dr O’Donnell’s research is primarily focused on clinical integrative physiology including the physiological mechanisms of dyspnea and exercise limitation across the severity spectrum of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Over 30 years he has assembled a highly successive clinical research team at the RIU who have published more than 400 scientific papers. He has lectured and published extensively in the area of translational physiology. Dr O’Donnell has received numerous national and international awards in recognition of his contribution to Research in Respiratory Diseases.