Dr. James C. Hogg has been on the staff of the University of British Columbia located at St. Paul’s Hospital since 1977 and is currently an emeritus professor of pathology at UBC. He earned his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in 1962, a PhD in experimental medicine from McGill University in 1969, and completed residency training in anatomic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McGill University. Dr. Hogg maintains an active research program focused on the inflammatory process in the lung, with particular reference to the structure and function of the lungs in COPD.