Dr. Road received his MD degree in 1977 from the University of Saskatchewan. He has practiced medicine in British Columbia since 1985 and worked as a respirologist at VGH and UBC, as well as GF Strong and George Pearson Centre.
He has actively participated in the growth of assisted breathing for the treatment of sleep apnea and those with reduced strength of breathing. He was the medical director of the Provincial Respiratory Outreach Program (PROP) from its inception to 2022.
He is currently a professor Emeritus at UBC and has published multiple papers in medical journals in an effort to improve health outcomes, including quality of life in long term ventilator assisted individuals.
He has been inspired by the members of PROP in the way the human spirit is exemplified so well in them and is delighted to be able to help with the ongoing efforts of the program.