Ryan M. Knobovitch is a pediatric physician assistant and military veteran from Canada who became a member of the Disque Foundation advisory board in 2018. He is currently completing his undergraduate degree in kinesiology at McGill University with a research focus on the pathophysiology of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in children. His career goal is to become a pediatrician sub-specializing in emergency medicine.
Ryan holds certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP). Also, he recently completed the Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) course with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
As an advisory board member, his primary responsibility is to advise on content development for our PALS course while ensuring strict adherence to national guidelines. Furthermore, he establishes paramedical training programs with local pre-med organizations in Montreal, hoping to advance health care education to aspiring physicians like himself.
Ryan’s experience, insight, and work ethic make him a great asset to the foundation and a valuable member of our team.