Meet Our Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Meet a few Faculty of Medicine’s graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and learn more about our many Graduate Programs, Departments, Centres, Institutes, and affiliated hospital sites.


Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Meet Jack Calder, a MSc student in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Graduate Program who is researching a novel therapeutic strategy in lung cancer. Read More >


School of Population and Public Health
Meet Dr. Travis Salway, a 2016-17 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Population and Public Health who is researching mental health services needs of gay, lesbian, and bisexual Canadians in sexual health clinics, and how these needs can be supported. Read More >


Cellular and Physiological Sciences
Meet Dr. Jelena Kolic, a 2016-17 Banting Postdoctoral Fellow who is researching the variations and molecular mechanisms associated with Type 2 diabetes in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences. Read More >


ICORD
Meet Dr. Jacqueline Cragg, a Postdoctoral Fellow at ICORD, recent recipient of the Society in Science – Branco Weiss Fellowship, and a PhD alumna of UBC’s School of Population and Public Health. Read More >


Occupational Therapy
Meet Marina Khenson and Chelsey Tyler, two Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) students exploring the sexual needs of people with spinal cord injuries in their research who aim to open dialogue about sexual rehabilitation. Read More >


Online Master of Rehabilitation Science
Meet Jessica Ariss, an MRSc student in Rehabilitation Sciences, and learn about her research on therapeutic recreation in a community-based mental health centre. Read More >


Medical Genetics
Meet Colúm Connolly, a PhD student in Medical Genetics who's passionate about data-driven science and student rights. Read More >


Experimental Medicine
Meet Shelly Benjaminy, PhD student in Experimental Medicine, and learn about her research on stakeholder perspectives about the pace of stem cell research for neurodegenerative diseases. Read More >


Rehabilitation Sciences
Meet Kristine Theurer, PhD student in Rehabilitation Sciences, and learn about her research on peer support and mental health in residential care. Read More >


Population & Public Health
Meet Sarah Neil-Sztramko, PhD candidate in the School of Population and Public Health, and learn about her research on the impact of exercise on cancer prevention. Read More >