Faculty of Medicine

Max Cynader, CM, OBC, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS

Max Cynader, CM, OBC, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS

Professor of Opthalmology & Visual Sciences

Eye diseases, glaucoma, dyslexia, stroke, neurotrauma, memory, vision, learning disabilities, hearing development, recovery after brain damage, ischemia, gene therapy

Robert Enns

Clinical Professor

Gastroenterology, Crohn’s disease, pancreatitis, endoscopy, Barrett’s esophagus

Ging-Yuek (Robin) Hsiung

Associate Professor

Dementia, Alzheimer Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Larry Goldenberg, CM, OBC, MD, FRCSC, FCAHS, FACS

Professor and Head, Dept. of Urologic Sciences

Men’s health

Peter Kirk

Director, Palliative Care

Palliative care, palliative medicine, palliative sedation

Stefan Grzybowski, MD, CCFP, MClS, FCFP


Co-director, Centre for Rural Health Research

Preconception care, prenatal care, rural obstetric outcomes

Niamh Kelly, PhD

Associate Professor

Science education from pre-school to university,
balancing family and professional life, women in science

Raymond Lam, MD, FRCPC


BC Leadership Chair in Depression Research

Seasonal affective disorder, winter depression, antidepressants, light therapy, depression, clinical guidelines, circadian rhythms, melatonin, serotonin, dopamine, noradrenaline, tryptophan, cognition, technology, eHealth, mHealth, guidelines, biomarkers, diagnosis, internet, mental illness

Doug Kilburn

Professor Emeritus

Genetic engineering, industrial biotechnology

Rob Lloyd-Smith

Rob Lloyd-Smith

Acting Director

Sports medicine, student health issues

David Li, MD, FRCPC

David Li, MD, FRCPC

Professor Emeritus of Radiology

Emeritus Director UBC MS/MRI Research Group

Multiple sclerosis (MS), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Boris Sobolev, PhD


Health services research, hip fracture care, cardiac care, causal inference, biostatistics

Dr. Lindsay Machan, MD, FSIR

Interventional Radiologist

Interventional radiology, Infertility, Fibroids, Innovation,

Harvey Lui

Professor and Head

Lasers, skin disease, psoriasis, dermatology, pigmentary disorders, vitiligo, applied optics, photomedicine, photodynamic therapy

William C. Miller, PhD


Disabled people with respect to mobility (wheelchairs), influence of self-efficacy with respect to participation in daily activity, social activity and general quality of life especially among disabled adults and elderly, wheelchair prescription, performance and function, outcome measurement in health care

Tim O’Connor, PhD


Molecular developmental neurobiology, developmental biology, neuroscience

Peter O’Brien

Associate Professor

Adult trauma

Peter Paré, MD


Asthma, emphysema, genetics, lung disease

Joel Oger

Professor Emeritus

Multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, auto-immune diseases

Jerilynn C. Prior

Jerilynn C. Prior


Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Scientific Director, CeMCOR (Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research)

Women’s Health, Endocrinology, Menstrual Cycles, Ovulation, Short Luteal Phases, Anovulation, Vasomotor Symptoms, Hot Flushes/Night Sweats, Perimenopause, Menarche, Menopause, Bone Physiology, Estradiol, Progesterone, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Testosterone, Anovulatory Androgen Excess, Gender Equality, Cycle Phase Difference, Gender and Sex Differences, Aging, Osteoporosis, Calcium, Vitamin D, Contraception, Cyclic Progesterone Therapy, Infertility, Reproductive Aging, Quantitative Basal Temperature, Diagnosis of Ovulation, Breast Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, Breast Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Women’s Interest in Sex, Eating Attitudes, Relative Energy Deficiency-Sport, Premenstrual Symptoms, Cramps/Dysmeorrhea, Heavy Flow/Menorrhagia, Amenorrhea, Oligomenorrhea, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Vaginal Dryness, Menstruation, ovulation, osteoporosis, perimenopause, menopause, hot flushes, progesterone, estrogen dominance, women’s health, menopause, birth control pills, breast health, calcium, vitamin D, insulin resistance, eating attitudes/eating restraint, premenstrual symptoms, anovulatory androgen excess (PCOS), polycystic ovary syndrome