Dr. Alyson Wong completed her core medical training at the University of British Columbia (UBC), followed by a Respirology fellowship at Dalhousie University. She subsequently returned to UBC where she completed a 2-year Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) clinical and research fellowship and Master of Health Science. Dr. Wong is currently a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Medicine at UBC and postdoctoral research fellow with the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation. She works as a respirologist in the Interstitial Lung Disease program at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Dr. Wong’s research focuses on evaluating the economic burden of interstitial lung disease and integrating health economics into clinical research. She is an investigator with the CAnadian REgistry for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CARE-PF), which has enrolled over 3,500 patients with fibrotic ILDs. She has received recognition for her work including the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Robert Davidson Fellowship Award.