Dr. Erika Penz is Associate Professor in the Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan and Program Director for the Respirology Training Program. She is Vice Co-Chair of the COPD Assembly of the Canadian Thoracic Society. Her research focuses on health economic evaluation and understanding burden of disease in patients with lung disease. She has a particular interest in smoking cessation and the interaction of vaping and smoking amongst youth and is co-founder and co-facilitator of Youth4Change Saskatchewan, an education and advocacy group aimed at protecting children and youth from the harms of vaping.