Dr. Louis-Philippe Boulet is a respirologist at the Institut de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (Quebec Heart and Lung Institute). He is a professor of medicine at Laval University, where he holds a chair in knowledge translation education and prevention in respiratory and cardiorespiratory health. He is a past president of the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS), is the current chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), and president of InterAsma, the Global Asthma Association. He has written more than 650 medical publications, including 410 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 43 book chapters and edited/authored 17 medical books.