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Dr. Robert L. Cowie reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Cowie is a specialist in respiratory medicine. His interests include asthma, tuberculosis, and occupational lung epidemiology. He is a member of the Division of Respiratory Medicine of the University of Calgary and of the Calgary Health Region, both in Calgary, Alberta. Dr. Cowie has written numerous scientific research studies and textbooks focusing on asthma, tuberculosis, and occupational lung epidemiology. In 2002 he received the Alberta Lung Association Award of Excellence, a Lorraine Award. Dr. Cowie is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and is head of the division of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Calgary.
MB, ChB: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 1962
FCP(SA): College of Medicine of South Africa, Rondebosch, South Africa, 1968
MSc: McGill University, Montreal, QC, 1987
MD: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 1988
MFOM: Royal College of Physicians, London, England, 1988
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB:
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