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 chronic conditions, including lung diseases and long COVID, 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, but are not limited to:
Dr. Diana Sanchez-Ramirez is an assistant professor in the department of respiratory therapy at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences. She 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).
Dr. Sanchez-Ramirez is a co-investigator in the studies Long COVID Web: Pan-Canadian Post-COVID Condition Research Network (CIHR Operating Grant 2022- $20,000.000) led by Dr. Angela Cheung; and Canadian ADAptive Platform Trial of COVID-19 Therapeutics in Community Settings (Can-ADAPT COVID) (CIHR Operating Grant 2022- $10,000,000) led by Dr. Andrew Pinto.
Watch a brief video to learn more about Dr. Sanchez-Ramirez and her work.