W Johnston

Professor Wendy Johnston
University of Alberta, Canada

Wendy Johnston, MD, FRCPC, is Professor of Neurology and founder of the ALS Clinic and research programme at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Johnston currently serves on the ALS Canada Board of Directors and is a past Chair of the Canadian ALS Clinical Research Network. Her research focuses on communication, quality of life and end-of-life issues in ALS. She has served on expert panels regarding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) preparedness and implementation in Alberta and Canada. She has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally on topics pertaining to ALS, MAiD, and neurological palliative care including prior International ALS/MND Symposia.