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James C. Hogg

Professor Emeritus


Dr. Hogg has been on the staff of the University of British Columbia located at St. Paul’s Hospital since 1977 and is currently an Emeritus Professor of Pathology at UBC. He earned his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in 1962, a PhD in Experimental Medicine from McGill University in 1969, and completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McGill University. He maintains an active research program focused on the inflammatory process in the lung, with particular reference to the structure and function of the lungs in COPD. He works in collaboration with Dr. Peter Pare, Dr. Stephan Van Eeden, Dr. Tillie Hackett and Dr Shizu Hayashi.

Education & Training

  • University of Manitoba MD Medicine, 1962
  • McGill University Msc Experimental Medicine, 1967
  • McGill University PhD Experimental Medicine, 1969
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Resident Anatomic Pathology, 1969-70
  • McGill University Resident Anatomic Pathology, 1970-71
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons FRCP(C), 1974
  • Royal Society of Canada FRSC. 1992
  • US National Board of Medical Examiners Diploma, 1963
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, 1963
  • Quebec Licence #72-666, 1972
  • B.C. Licence #716, 1977

Area of Interest

  • Pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and interstitial lung disease (ILD)
  • Analyzing lung structure and function using computed tomography (CT), microCT, and histology

Team Members

  • Dragoş M. Vasilescu, Research Associate
  • Feng Xu, Postdoctoral Fellow