Dr. Richard Long’s major research interest is tuberculosis (TB) with emphasis on how the disease impacts two population groups, Indigenous peoples and the foreign-born. All aspects of TB have been open to inquiry including epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission, treatment of active disease and latent TB infection, drug-resistant TB and HIV-TB co-infection. Recent research focuses on the relationship between TB and the social determinants of health. Key interdisciplinary and cross-jurisdictional collaborations include: McGill University (Dick Menzies and Kevin Schwartzman, Department of Medicine); University of Manitoba (Pam Orr and Martha Ainslie, Department of Medicine); University of Saskatchewan (Vern Hoeppner, Department of Medicine; Sylvia Abonyi and Paul Hackett, SK Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit; Simon Fraser University (Malcolm King, Faculty of Health Sciences), University of Alberta (Dennis Kunimoto, Ryan Cooper, Rabia Ahmed, Alex Doroshenko, Vivek Dhawan, Anu Parhar Department of Medicine; Alena Tse-Chang, Department of Pediatrics; Duncan Saunders, Department of Public Health Sciences; Maria Mayan, Faculty of Extension; Michael Li, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics; Mrinal Mandal, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Michael Serpe, Todd Lowary and Julianne Gibbs-Davis, Department of Chemistry); University of Calgary (Dina Fisher, Department of Medicine). Richard is a clinician scientist; his research activity is connected to his day-to-day clinical and consultant activity. It is performed out of the TB Program Evaluation and Research Unit which he directs. Past research interests include acute lung injury and cardiopulmonary interaction.