Dr. J. Alberto Neder is a Professor in the Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He is a clinician-scientist with a specific interest in clinical respiratory physiology applied to chronic cardiopulmonary diseases. Dr. Neder has authored over 250 peer-reviewed papers and several books and book chapters on respiratory and exercise physiology, pulmonary rehabilitation and integrated care in chronic respiratory diseases. He currently heads the Laboratory of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Kingston General Hospital and the Hotel Dieu Hospital’s Pulmonary Function Tests Laboratory.