Position:
Assistant Professor
Division:
Respiratory
Research Interests:

Interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema, dyspnea, pulmonary rehabilitation, symptom management, health care databases.

Education:
B.Sc.H Queen’s University at Kingston
MD University of Western Ontario
MSc University of California San Francisco Clinical Research
Recent Publications:
  • Ryerson CJ, Malhotra S, Lam S, English JC, Ionescu DN. A pleural mass with pulmonary infiltrates. Thorax. 2007 Aug;62(8):666, 695.
  • Wong RY, Ryerson CJ, Ko, HH, Millington SJ, Renouf DJ, Staples, JA. A New Internet-Based Learning Resource for Internal Medicine Residents. Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008 May;3(2):76-9.95.
  • Ryerson CJ, Churg A, Wilcox, PG. A 48-year-old woman with remote Hodgkin disease and bilateral pleural effusions. Chest. 2009 Sep;136(3):934-7.
  • Petrovic V, Ryerson CJ, Levy RD. Long-term survival in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with massive pulmonary artery dilatation. Canadian Respiratory Journal. In press.
  • Ryerson CJ, Nayar S, Swiston JR, Sin DD. Pharmacotherapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis Respiratory Research. 2010, 11:12.
  • Ryerson CJ, Berkeley J, Carrieri-Kohlman VL, Pantilat SZ, Landefeld CS, Collard HR. Depression and functional status are strongly associated with dyspnea in interstitial lung disease. Chest. 2011;139(3):609-16.
  • Ryerson CJ, Collard HR. How to Build a Biomarker: IL-7 and Acute Exacerbation of IPF. Sarcoidosis Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Diseases. 2011;28:83-84.
  • Flexman AM, Ryerson CJ, Talke PO. Hemodynamic stability following intra-arterial injection of verapamil for cerebral vasospasm. Anesthesia and Analgesia. In press.
  • Ley B, Ryerson CJ, Vittinghoff E, Ryu JH, Tomassetti S, Lee JS, Poletti V, Buccioli M, Elicker BM, Jones KD, King Jr TE, Collard HR. A multidimensional index and staging system for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Annals of Internal Medicine. In press.
  • Ryerson CJ, Donesky D, Pantilat SZ, Collard HR. Dyspnea in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A systematic review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Epub Jan 26, 2012.