Faculty of Medicine

Jeff Brubacher, MD, MSc

Associate Professor

Drugs and driving, alcohol impaired driving, road safety

Stuart MacLeod, MD, PhD

Stuart MacLeod, MD, PhD

Professor

Child health, medical education, clinical pharmacology, pharmacoepidemiology, global health, treatment of rare disorders, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, drugs in children

Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAPA

Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAPA

Assistant Professor

Psychiatry, Depression, Schizophrenia, Neurostimulation, ECT, rTMS, Neuroimaging

Dr. Peter Dodek, MD, MHSc

Dr. Peter Dodek, MD, MHSc

Professor Emeritus

moral distress, wellness of healthcare personnel, quality improvement,

Dr. Julio Montaner, OC, OBC, MD, FRCPC, FCCP

Dr. Julio Montaner, OC, OBC, MD, FRCPC, FCCP

Killam Professor

HIV, AIDS, HIV Treatment, HIV Prevention, antiretroviral therapy, ART, HAART, HIV salvage therapy, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, HIV Drug Resistance, Treatment as Prevention, TasP, Targeted Disease Elimination,

Francois Benard, MD

Francois Benard, MD

Professor

Medical isotopes, radioisotopes, nuclear medicine, cancer imaging, molecular imaging of cancer, radionuclide therapy

Matthew Orde

Matthew Orde

Forensic Pathologist, Vancouver General Hospital

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UBC

Forensic pathology, forensic medicine, autopsy pathology, anatomical pathology, expert evidence, disaster victim identification,

Kirk Schultz, MD

Professor

Pediatric cancer, blood and marrow transplantation, transplantation immunology, graft-versus-host disease, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome

Carol Ann Courneya

Carol Ann Courneya

Associate Professor

medical education, arts and humanities and learning, art-making and medical training, medical electives and Residency match success, CaRMS couples matching,

Dr. Dzung Vo, MD

Dr. Dzung Vo, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Head, Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine

Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Health, Resilience, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders,

*Note that as I am a clinical faculty member, employed by PHSA / BC Children’s Hospital all media interviews must be approved by PHSA Communications Office

Julie Robillard, PhD

Julie Robillard, PhD

Assistant Professor

Division of Neurology

Scientist in Patient Experience

BC Children’s & Women’s Hospitals

Patient experience, mental health, eHealth, health technology, robots, Alzheimer, dementia

Derryck Smith, MD, FRCP(C)

Derryck Smith, MD, FRCP(C)

Clinical Professor Emeritus

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, psychiatry, health care delivery, physician assisted dying, expert witness in psychiatry, traumatic brain injury

Blair Leavitt, MD, CM

Blair Leavitt, MD, CM

Professor

Genetic brain diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, Huntington disease, frontotemporal dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ataxia

Martin Dawes, FRCGP

Martin Dawes, FRCGP

Professor

pharmacogenetics, primary care, medication decision support software

Claudia Krebs, MD, PhD

Senior Instructor

Anatomy, body donation, medical education, flipped classroom, flexible learning, neuroanatomy, neuroscience education

Jude Kornelsen, PhD

Jude Kornelsen, PhD

Associate Professor, Co-Director, Centre for Rural Health Research

Rural maternity care, rural surgical care, rural midwifery

Andrea Grabovac, MD, FRCPC

Andrea Grabovac, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Associate Professor

Psychiatry, medication, meditation, vipassana, stages of insight, side effects of meditation, concentration practice, insight practice, mindfulness research, MBCT, MiCBT, MBSR, physician wellness, burnout, stress, well-being, neurobiology of mindfulness

Neil Pearson, PT, MSc

Neil Pearson, PT, MSc

Clinical Assistant Professor

Pain, chronic pain, pain management, self care, physiotherapy, yoga, therapeutic yoga

Rachel Murphy, BSc, PhD

Rachel Murphy, BSc, PhD

Assistant Professor

Nutrition, diet, obesity, aging, public health, cancer, disease prevention, mobility, seniors, healthy eating, senior citizens

Peter Reiner, VMD, PhD

Peter Reiner, VMD, PhD

Professor

Neuroethics, Cognitive Enhancement, Smartphones, Persuasive Technologies, Extended Mind, Autonomy, tDCS, Direct-to-consumer neurotechnology, neuromarketing, nudging