Dr. Rizwana Popatia is Consultant Paediatric Pulmonologist at Kings College Hospital, Dubai and Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU). Prior to this, Dr. Popatia worked as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in Paediatrics and Paediatric Pulmonology. Her medical expertise includes paediatric asthma, interstitial lung disease, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, primary ciliary dyskinesia, paediatric aerodigestive disorders, and. In addition, Dr Rizwana is the Vice-President of Pediatric Pulmonology Chapter of Emirates Thoracic Society (ETS) and Secretary of Sleep Medicine Chapter of Emirates Thoracic Society (ETS). Dr. Popatia received her medical degree (M.D.) from M.P. Shah Medical College, India, with top honors and 17 gold medals and was awarded a “Best Resident Physician Award” during her residency tenure in Jamnagar, India. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the State University of New York – Downstate Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, and a Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She also served as a Chief Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical school. She was a member of the Harvard ACGME committee and Harvard Patient Safety and Quality Committee.