Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez is the current Chair and Chief of the Division of Respirology at The Ottawa Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, as well as a Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He holds a University Chair in Tuberculosis in Canadian Indigenous communities. Along with Inuit partners, Dr. Alvarez founded the TAIMA TB (which means “Stop TB” in Inuktut) research group in 2010.