College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Respiratory Therapy
Room 334 - 771 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6
Dr. Sanchez-Ramirez’s research program aims to enhance quality of life and participation among people with respiratory diseases, and to advance in the field of respiratory care. Her professional portfolio includes diverse research experience in clinical research, epidemiology and medical education using mixed methods and quantitative approaches such as surveys, patient clinical evaluation, performance measures, medical records, and health data linkage from administrative databases.
Research interests include:
Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez is an assistant professor in the department of respiratory therapy at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Previous positions include director of research in the office of Continuing Competency and Assessment (CCA) at the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Sanchez-Ramirez is a registered physical therapist with clinical experience passionate about identifying ways to improve health-related quality of life in people living with chronic conditions, especially among vulnerable populations (older adults, Indigenous people, Immigrants).
She received the young researcher award from the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) in 2019. This award is presented to the individual whose presentation at this international conference is judged the best with respect to its methodology and impact on the profession.
Watch a brief video to learn more about Dr. Sanchez-Ramirez and her work.