Dr. John Swiston joined the Respiratory Division at the Vancouver General Hospital in 2007 and is currently an Associate Professor with the University of British Columbia. He is the Medical Director of the UBC Pulmonary Hypertension Program at VGH. He is the Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee for PHA Canada and a member of the Canadian Thoracic Society Pulmonary Vascular Disease Committee. Dr Swiston is also the Chair of the Canadian Pulmonary Hypertension Registry.