MUHC Medical Expert - Dr. Dick Menzies
Dr. Dick Menzies is a professor of Medicine & Epidemiology & Biostatistics at McGill University, Chief of the Respiratory Division, past Director of the Respiratory Epidemiology Unit, and past medical director of the Montreal Chest Institute.
Dr. Menzies is an expert on many aspects of epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis, including drug resistant TB. His research is conducted in Montreal as well as across Canada, and internationally, and is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Union against TB, and USAID. Dr. Menzies serves or has served on advisory committees of the Public Health Agency of Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Centres for Disease control (USA), and the WHO. In addition he is the chair of the TB committee of the Canadian Thoracic Society, and editor of the 7th edition of the Canadian TB Standards.
Keywords: respiratory diseases, tuberculosis, international health, MDR-TB, XDR-TBvaccine immunology, vaccine adverse events, diagnostic and clinical parasitology.
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