The primary investigator

Dr. Sanchez-Ramirez is an assistant professor in the Department of Respiratory therapy at the University of Manitoba, Canada. After graduating as a Physical Therapist, she obtained an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Public Health (Copenhagen University, Denmark and Granada University, Spain) and an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Degree in Biomedical Sciences (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands). She completed her postdoctoral training in the Injury Prevention Centre, School of Public Health, at the University of Alberta.

Her research methodology encompasses mixed methods and quantitative approaches involving surveys, patient clinical evaluation, performance measures, medical records, and health data linkage from administrative databases.

Research Areas

  • Morbidity and management of respiratory diseases: epidemiology and outcomes

  • Respiratory Therapist services & patient outcomes

  • Respiratory diseases diagnosis and (self)monitoring

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation: what works for whom?


Additional Research interests

  • Indigenous peoples & Immigrants Health

  • Health promotion & Disease prevention

  • Primary care 

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