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.


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 >


Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
UBC’s School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) is the only one of its kind in western Canada to educate audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Meet a few students to find out what attracted them to SASS, and what excites them about the year ahead. Read More >


Physical Therapy
UBC’s Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program is a full-time, two-year professional master’s degree program. Meet two MPT students to find out what attracted them to the program, and what excites them about the year ahead. Read More >