Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

Media Kit

Organization Introduction

About Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPFF)

Here are resources for members of the media. If you have any questions or wish to schedule an interview, please contact our media team.

Email: media@cpff.ca

Phone: 416-471-1791

CPFF Media Backgrounder

Key Contacts

CPFF Board of Directors

Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee

Executive Director, Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis

Kirk Morrison

Kirk Morrison

Board Chair, Alberta, Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis

Todd Georgieff

Todd Georgieff

Board Member, Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis (French)

Medical Professionals

Dr. Charlene Fell

Dr. Charlene Fell

Chair of CPFF Medical Advisory Council, Founding Chair of Canadian Thoracic Society's Clinical Assembly on Interstitial Lung Diseases, Director of the University of Calgary Interstitial Lung Disease Program

Dr. Chris Ryerson

Dr. Chris Ryerson

Resipirologist, Associate Professor at the UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, Director of the St. Paul's Hospital ILD clinic and the Division Head of Respiratory Medicine at Providence Health Care

Dr. Gokul Vidyasankar

Dr. Gokul Vidyasankar

CPFF Board of Directors, Respirologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine in Respirology at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Dr. Shane Shapera

Dr. Shane Shapera

Respirologist, Director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic and Lung Transplant Clinic of Toronto General Hospital.

Patients and Caregivers

Cheri Banbury

Cheri Banbury

Patient, Ontario

Lung transplant recipient. Mom of two kids.
Melissa Sulpher

Melissa Sulpher

Patient, Ontario

Patient Misdiagnosed
Jacqui Bowick-Sandor

Jacqui Bowick-Sandor

Patient, Ontario

John Dennis

John Dennis

Patient, Nova Scotia

Impacted by limited access to diagnosis and care

Morya Martin

Morya Martin

Former Caregiver, CPFF Board of Directors

Experience with caregiving.

Press Releases & Media Advisories

Proclamations, Declarations & Lighting of Canadian Monuments

Hope Breathes Here Virtual Events & Media Coverage – September 2020

Raising Awareness, Hope, and Funds

Media Assets