Centres and Institutes

Alberta Respiratory Centre


Alberta Respiratory Centre (ARC) at the University of Alberta is a multi-disciplinary group composed of members of 62 full members, 41 trainee members, and 3 associate members who pursue clinical innovation, research, and education in respiratory disease. We are dedicated to advance the prevention and treatment of respiratory disease. 

Formally known as the Alberta Asthma Centre and Pulmonary Research Group, ARC brings a collaboration within the respiratory community including the Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Division of Pediatric Respiratory. 

The structure of ARC includes an effective administrative structure with ongoing evaluation to achieve networking, research, education, and care objectives. Within our networking, we develop a local, provincial, national, and international network of professionals and patients to foster an environment where members challenge the boundaries of knowledge to achieve the ARC vision. 

Alberta Respiratory Centre (ARC) consists of three pillars; Research, Clinical Innovation, and Education. 

ARC Research conducts innovative research on the prevention, etiology, parthenogenesis, and management of respiratory disease and foster the translation of the new knowledge into patient care and policy. 

ARC Clinical innovation facilitates patient care with the use of current knowledge and resources to optimize care and empower patients with respiratory disease.

ARC Education develops and delivers education to patients, health-care professionals, and trainees across the spectrum of respiratory health and disease. 

Alberta Respiratory Centre (ARC) goal is to promote and advance research, clinical innovation, and education to the respiratory community. 

Collaborate . Advocate . Inspire