Community Pediatric Asthma Service

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What We Do

The Community Pediatric Asthma Service mission is to provide asthma education to pediatric asthma patients and their families in and around Calgary.  Our goal in the community and with this website is to help people understand and manage their asthma.  Well-controlled asthma allows people to lead full, active lives.

You may be referred to us for asthma education by:

  • your family physician or pediatrician
  • your community pharmacist
  • an Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre if you have an asthma emergency, or
  • the Asthma Clinic at the Alberta Children's Hospital

Our Commitment

Our team of physicians and educators have developed pediatric asthma information which is posted on this site with our community partners.  Our website is updated with relevant news items as they become available and all content, including documents and tools, are reviewed and updated annually to provide medically accurate, consistent information for our audiences.

Who We Are

Medical Co-Leaders

  • Dr. Mary Noseworthy, Medical Director, Asthma Clinic, Alberta Children's Hospital
  • Dr. Glenda MacLean, Department of Family Medicine/Primary Care Networks
  • Dr. Kate Culman, Medical Co-Leader, Community Pediatrics

Administration
Coordinator:   Shirley van de Wetering    Clinic Clerks: Brenda, Diane, Terri

Our Educators

Combined, our educators have decades of experience in all areas of respiratory health care. 

  • Ambris: A proud Mom to two teenagers. In my spare time, I like to quilt and spend time in the great outdoors, camping, hiking, or kayaking in summer and snowshoeing in winter.
  • Cinde: A foodie who writes a gluten-free food blog and teaches cooking classes. I also enjoy gardening and sports, especially outdoors - golfing, kayaking and skiing.
  • Cindy:  Avid gardener/amateur horticulturist, tennis player, endlessly training the dog
  • John: Loves the outdoors, movies, cooking all sports, coaches baseball, Ubers the kids who don't drive yet, and is still being trained by the dog.
  • Kathy: A country girl who loves horses, beekeeping, gardening, and cooking. I especially love making and sharing homemade bread. Sometimes I even grow and mill my own wheat.
  • Val: Enjoys spending time with the grandkids. Hobbies are refinishing furniture. In the summer I like being outdoors camping, hiking and boating with the family.

 

 

Our Control Asthma Now! Brochure

Our brochure, Control Asthma Now! provides key information:

  • Avoid your triggers
  • Use your medicines
  • Take your inhalers properly
  • Follow your asthma action plan (plan included in the brochure)

We have a YouTube channel!

The Community Pediatric Asthma Service has YouTube channel with all of our videos, including how to use your asthma devices.  We have also added a collection of our Educators' favorite asthma videos produced by organizations like Asthma Canada and the Canadian Lung Association.

How to Contact Us

Community Pediatric Asthma Service
Alberta Health Services, South Calgary Health Centre
#2270, 31 Sunpark Plaza, SE    Calgary, AB T2X 3T2
Phone:     403-943-9139              Fax:  403-776-3806


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Material on this website has been designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please consult your doctor or appropriate health care professional.