Dr. Lane Robson is an accomplished author, physician, and pediatrician with a long history serving Albertans and others abroad. He graduated in the first medical class at the University of Calgary, and after post-graduate studies at Sick Kids in Toronto he returned home to set up the Division of Pediatric Nephrology in Calgary. Dr. Robson started the pediatric dialysis program in Calgary.
Lane worked abroad in the United States and the United Arab Emirates, serving as Head of Pediatrics at two institutions. He published over five hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals and achieved the rank of Full Professor at Brown University. The Governor of South Carolina awarded him the Maternal and Child Award for services with the Medicaid Community in the State.
After Lane returned home to Calgary, he started The Children’s Clinic to help children with daytime and night-time wetting. Over the last fifteen years, he helped several thousand children achieve dryness. He also served as Chair of the Academic, Long-range Planning, and Fundraising Committees and Vice Chairman of the Board of a private independent school.
Over the last decade, Dr. Robson served on humanitarian medical missions to Haiti, Nicaragua and with Doctors Without Borders in Sierre Leone. Lane has published six books; three medical, two fiction, and one collection of short stories and poetry.
Lane grew up in southwest Calgary and has solid Calgary-Currie roots, having lived in three different homes and attended elementary, junior, and senior high school in the constituency, and setting up his first pediatric practice was in Currie. He is a keen nature photographer and Roo, his labradoodle, is his hiking companion. His home has solar panels and he is proud to drive an electric car. Lane is incredibly proud of his two daughters and four grandchildren.