Why Proper Treatment of COPD Matters
Dr. Marciniuk is a respirologist with international acclaim for his knowledge and leadership in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) management. His research is always seeking ways to better manage COPD and improve the quality of life for patients.
Dr. Darcy Marciniuk
Dr. Marciniuk, is a Professor of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and Associate Vice-President Research [Acting] at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. He was recently appointed interim Director of the new Respiratory Research Centre at the University of Saskatchewan, and is the Medical Director of the LiveWell COPD Chronic Disease Management Program in the Saskatoon Health Region. Dr. Marciniuk received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Saskatchewan in 1984 and underwent specialty training in internal medicine and respiratory medicine at the University of Western Ontario and at the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Marciniuk is recognized internationally as an expert and leader in clinical exercise physiology, COPD, and pulmonary rehabilitation. He was the lead author of the three most recent COPD clinical practice guidelines published by the CTS, a panel member of international clinical practice guidelines in COPD, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and pulmonary rehabilitation, and was a co-author of the recently published joint CTS/CHEST clinical practice guideline on preventing acute exacerbations of COPD.