Team Members


Dale Lien

Dr. Dale Lien is the founder of the U of A lung transplant program and now Medical Director in charge of the Edmonton program. He also serves on the Executive committee of the Alberta Transplant Institute. The Edmonton program is the second largest in Canada and is recognized worldwide for its excellence in lung transplantation. Lung transplantation in Edmonton includes patients from British Columbia, NWT, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. FULL BIO


Photo Lori West 2014Dr. Lori West is founding director of the Canadian National Transplant Research Program ( which links together several hundred transplant researchers across Canada. One of their lead initiatives is the EVLP. Dr West is also a director of the Alberta Transplant institute. She is a clinician-scientist and one of the most highly regarded transplant doctors in Canada.