Faculty of Medicine

Clinical Professor and Knowledge Broker
School of Population and Public Health
Fields
Expertise

Health care, Physiotherapy, Knowledge Translation, Physical Activity,

6048121271
Clinical Professor
Chair, Clinical Research Ethics Board
Expertise

Ethics, clinical ethics, research ethics, research ethics boards (REBs), institutional review boards (IRBs), clinical study design, epidemiology, infectious diseases, spontaneous disease remission, cancer immunology, fever, fever management, essential trace elements, Health Canada and FDA Regulations

phone: 6048225688
Associate Professor
Expertise

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

6048223610
Clinical Assistant Professor
Expertise

Acne, cosmetic dermatology, dermatology, skincare, botulinum toxin, soft tissue augmentation, soft tissue fillers

phone: 6047140222
Assistant Professor
Expertise

Francophone minority communities, immigration, occupational science, qualitative research,

6048227395
Professor of Neurology
Director, Neuroethics Canada
School of Population and Public Health
School of Journalism
Expertise

Ethics, brain, biomedicine, bioethics, neuroscience,

Dr. Illes is a world-reknowned pioneer of the field of neuroethics that was formally established in early 2000 to directly align biomedical ethics with neuroscience in research, clinical practice, and the commercialization of brain health. She received her PhD from Stanford University, and holds faculty appointments at UBC, the University of Washington in Seattle, and Clare Hall at Cambridge University in England. She is co-lead of the Canadian Brain Research Strategy of the International Brain Initiative, and sits on numerous advisory boards, including the Standing Committee on Ethics and the Institute for Neuroscience Mental Health and Addiction of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She also is a newly appointed Director-at-Large of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Dr. Illes is often asked to provide expert consultation and testimony on ethics matters involving conflict of interest, neuroprivacy, and ownership of research data, governance, and regulation. She received the Order of Canada, the country’s highest citizen award, in 2017.

6048220746
Director, Centre for Cardiovascular Health at Vancouver General Hospital
Director, Cardiology services at UBC Hospital
Expertise

General cardiology, sports cardiology, preventive cardiology

phone: 6048227955
phone: 6048221747
Physician
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Dept. of Family Practice
Expertise

Public Health, Addiction, Mental Health, Chronic pain, Health care Leadership,

6047878997
Professor
Dept. of Psychiatry
Expertise

Urban health, drug policy with regards to marijuana/cannabis, overdoses

7782296569
Professor
Expertise

diabetes and related conditions, obesity, heart disease, fatty liver, pancreatic cancer, insulin (how it’s controlled and how it works)

phone: 2368817386
Clinical Assistant Professor
Fields
Expertise

Allergy, asthma, hay fever, hives, food allergy, anaphylaxis, primary immunodeficiency

phone: 6047344848
phone: 6047344830
Clinical Associate Professor
Mental Health, Addiction, & Motivation Specialist
Medical Director, Child and Youth Mental Health, Vancouver Community
Expertise

Psychiatry, mental health, parenting

phone: 6049617351
Associate Professor
Expertise

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

phone: 6048754111
phone: 7788921252
Associate Professor, AIDS Division
Expertise

Harm reduction, injection drug users, HIV / AIDS, safe injection site, addiction, opioids, fentanyl

phone: 6048069116
Associate Professor
Expertise

Child care, parental leave, work-life balance, social policy, social care, social citizenship, responsibilities and rights, gender and politics, income assistance, child benefit package, social inclusion, neighbourhood effects on child development, Canadian federalism

phone: 6048275393
Professor Emeritus
Expertise

Genetic engineering, industrial biotechnology

phone: 6048225115
phone: 6048224838
Director, Palliative Care
Expertise

Palliative care, palliative medicine, palliative sedation

phone: 6049920310
phone: 7784405451