Prabjit Barn is a Knowledge Translation Specialist with Legacy for Airway Health. She provides support for knowledge translation, implementation science, and patient engagement activities to improve the prevention and care of asthma and COPD. Prabjit holds a PhD in Health Sciences from Simon Fraser University and a MSc in Environmental and Occupational Health from University of British Columbia. Outside of work, Prabjit enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her family. Prabjit is currently on maternity leave until January 2022.
Dr. Aneisha Collins-Fairclough, is a research associate with the University of British Columbia and the Legacy for Airway Health. She is responsible for projects to improve asthma and copd care. Having completed a PhD in Biotechnology at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and a Master of Public Health at Simon Fraser University, she brings an integrated basic science and public health perspective to this role. Her prior research applied molecular epidemiology to support the treatment, care and prevention of HIV. Outside of research, Aneisha enjoys athletics, ball games, bonding over board games and reclining with classic literature.
Dr. Karen Rideout is a Knowledge Translation Specialist with Legacy for Airway Health who focusses on patient engagement and integrated knowledge translation. She is a human ecologist with a Ph.D in food systems and an M.Sc in environmental health who bridges scientific data and social factors. Prior to joining LAH, Karen worked in the public health system where she incorporated evidence and health equity into policy and practice. She loves to travel and be outside and also enjoys running, practicing yoga, cooking, and gardening.
Dr. Erin Shellington is a Research Associate with the Legacy for Airway Health team. Her previous experience is in Kinesiology where she focused on physical activity for treatment and secondary prevention of chronic conditions, such as diabetes, dementia, and arthritis. During her post-doctoral fellowship she worked with Indigenous communities in BC on understanding alternate worldviews to health and wellbeing. Erin is originally from Brantford Ontario and in her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, and baking.
Ronda Pfleger is an Administrative Assistant with Legacy for Airway Health. She is responsible for administering the organization’s operational procedures and providing assistance to team members with their project planning. Her background in diverse sectors has lead to her successfully implementing procedures in the areas of research and innovation, corporate finance and governmental affairs. Her interests include fitness classes at the gym; HIIT, Zumba and spinning along with swimming in the pool and competing in open water events.