Carmen Rempel – RRT, CRE

Respiratory Therapist, COPD Transition Team


Carmen is currently part of the VGH COPD Transition Team that provides intensive case-management and post-hospital care in patients admitted to hospital with acute exacerbation of COPD. She has worked in a variety of areas of Respiratory Therapy including critical care, pulmonary diagnostics, and patient education.

Carmen volunteers with the international program GASP: Global Access to Spirometry Project. The project delivers education, training, and support in low-resource settings in South America to nurses and physicians to enable them to diagnose, treat and educate people with COPD and asthma. She is also a member of the Patient Support Advisory Team at the BC Lung Foundation.

Areas of interest:

COPD; Global health; Respiratory education; Spirometry

Contact info:

604-875-4111 ext 21532



BC Lung Foundation
Guyana Asthma Education and Spirometry Program (GASP)
Chiesi Foundation