Faculty

DMSC Research Faculty

The research faculty in the Division of Medical Sciences is contributing to breakthroughs in medical sciences that will impact the prevention and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders and diseases, genetic disorders, and other medical conditions.

Dr. Craig Brown

Associate Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 222
Dr. Brian Christie

Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 218
Dr. Leigh Anne Swayne

Associate Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 326
Dr. Patrick Nahirney

Associate Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 220
Dr. Hector Caruncho

Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building 226
Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk

Vice-President Research
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: MWB A110
Dr. Marie-Ève Tremblay

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) of Neurobiology of Aging and Cognition
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 322

DMSC Research Faculty, Cross-appointed

 

Dr. Devika  Chithrani

Associate Professor
Physics and Astronomy/ Medical Physics
Office: Elliott 107
Dr. Jodie Gawryluk

Associate Professor
Psychology
Office: COR A257
Dr. Olav Krigolson

Associate professor
Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education
Office: McKinnon Building, MCK 187
Dr. Tim Naimi

Professor
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research
Office: HWB 273B
Dr. Stephanie Willerth

Associate professor
Mechanical Engineering
Office: Engineering Office Wing, Room 513

DMSC Teaching Faculty

 The Division of Medical Sciences contributes highly qualified teaching faculty to the UBC Island Medical Program.

Dr. Jane Gair

Teaching Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 330
Dr. Joana Gil-Mohapel

Assistant Teaching Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Dr. Michele Martin

Associate Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 326
Kurt McBurney

Associate Teaching Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 350a

DMSC Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Michael Chen

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Clinical Pathologist, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Island Health
Dr. Nichole  Fairbrother

Adjunct Associate Professor
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
Dr. Christopher Franco

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Staff Cardiologist, Medical Lead, CCU/Cardiology, RJH, Island Health
Dr. Jun Han

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Metabolomics group leader and senior scientist, Genome BC Proteomics Centre, University of Victoria
Dr. Christine  Lee

Adjunct Professor
Medical Microbiologist and Researcher, Island Health
Dr. Anna Macdonald

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Manager, Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning (CICSL)
Dr. Verónica  Schiariti

Adjunct Associate Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
Dr. David Schibli

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Uvic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre, University of Victoria
Dr. Sandy  Shultz

Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Markus Sikkel

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Cardiac Electrophysiologist, RJH; Physician Lead, Island Health Atrial Fibrillation Clinic; Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia
Dr. Kristine  Votova

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Staff Quality, Analytics and Clinical Improvement, Island Health

UBC Clinical Colleagues

 

Dr. Laura Arbour (UBC Faculty)

Academic Clinician, Affiliate Professor
DMS Adjunct Professor
Office: Medical Sciences Building, room 230
Dr. Morgan Price

Associate professor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
DMS Adjunct Associate Professor