Dr. Julie Jarand completed her undergraduate medical education, internal medicine residency and respirology fellowship at the University of Calgary. She then completed a combined clinical and research fellowship in mycobacterial infections at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, and at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. She has been working in Calgary since 2008 as a member of the Division of Respirology at the University of Calgary. She is the medical director of the Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection clinic and medical director of the non-CF Bronchiectasis clinic. She also provides care to tuberculosis and general respirology patients. She has an ongoing and keen interest in all aspects of nontuberculous myocbacterial infections, tuberculosis and non-CF bronchiectasis.