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.


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 >


Genetic Counselling
UBC’s Department of Medical Genetics offers a unique two-year Master of Science in Genetic Counselling Program. Meet two students to find out what attracted them to the program, and what excites them about the year ahead. Read More >


Neuroscience
Sun Nee Tan, Graduate Student Representative The Graduate Program in Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary program administered under the Faculty of Medicine and the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia. It offers a coordinated program of graduate studies leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Neuroscience. Student Profiles Brett Hilton is in the […] Read More >


Master of Health Administration
Ali Abid and Marissa Mar, Graduate Student Representatives About the Program Delivery format The UBC MHA program is delivered in an executive education style, geared towards the working professional with classes occurring over the weekend. Mission/Vision To provide an integrated and collaborative program focusing on health systems, policies and management to prepare tomorrow’s health care […] Read More >