Dr Louis-Philippe Boulet is a respirologist at the Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec – Université Laval (Quebec Heart and Lung Institute) and professor of medicine at the department of medicine at Laval University. He holds a chair in Knowledge translation, education and prevention in respiratory and cardiorespiratory health at Laval University. He is a past chair of the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS), of the CTS Respiratory Guidelines Committee and his is a member of many Canadian and International medical societies. He is currently the Chair of the Board of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA). He has been a founding member of the Quebec Respiratory Health Education Network. He has been a consultant to the International Olympic Committee and the World Anti-Doping Association. In addition to his clinical practice and teaching activities, Dr. Boulet leads a research program on the themes of asthma and airway obstructive diseases, airway inflammation and remodelling, respiratory allergy, respiratory health of athletes, knowledge translation and health education. He has written more than 600 medical publications, in addition to 36 book chapters and edited/authored 12 books. Dr Boulet is frequently invited as a speaker at national and international meetings.