Dr. Diane Lougheed joined ICES as an adjunct scientist in 2009. She is professor in the Departments of Medicine, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (Physiology) and Public Health Sciences (Epdiemiology) at Queen's University in Kingston. She is a staff respirologist at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH), director of the KGH Asthma Program, and director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at HDH. Dr. Lougheed received her degree in medicine and completed postgraduate training in internal medicine at McMaster University. She completed a fellowship in respirology and received a Master's degree in community health and epidemiology from Queen's University. Key research interests are asthma epidemiology, health services and outcomes research, guidelines implementation and knowledge translation.