Dr. Frank Ryan


Dr. Frank Ryan graduated from the National University of Ireland (Galway) in 1979. He completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in Ireland and Vancouver, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1988 and of Ireland in 1993. After completing a British Columbia Lung Association Research Fellowship in Respiratory Sleep Disorders at UBC, he joined the staff of the UBC Respiratory Division where he is currently an Associate Professor. He has been a consultant to the Sleep Disorders Program since 1991. He received a British Columbia Health Research Foundation Scholar Award in 1992-96, a Vancouver Hospital Clinical Investigator Award in 1997-98, a UBC Departmental Scholar Award in 2001, and a British Columbia Lung Association/Vancouver General Hospital Clinical Scientist Award in 1998-2003. His research focuses mainly on the investigation and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.