Dr. John Fleetham is a professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a clinician-scientist with a special interest in sleep disordered breathing and obstructive lung disease. He has an extensive publication record with over 160 peer reviewed papers and 20 book chapters. His research has been acknowledged by a variety of awards including a Visiting Fellowship to Oxford University, Canadian Medical Association Honorary Membership, Queen’s University Peter Munt Lectureship, UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Medical Lecturer and Vancouver Hospital Award for Bringing Clinical Renown.
Dr. Fleetham has served in leadership positions in the American Thoracic Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Canadian Thoracic Society, and Canadian Sleep Society. At UBC, he has served two terms as associate head of the UBC Department of Medicine and was head of the UBC/VGH Respiratory Divisions for 12 years. He is currently the head of the Vancouver Coastal Health Sleep Disorder Program and on the advisory boards for BC Lung Association, Canadian Lung Association and CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health.
News and Awards
- Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine -
- Sleep medicine -
- Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) -
- CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne -
- Canadian respiratory journal -