Meet Our Students

Learn more about our graduate programs and meet a few students and postdoctoral fellows.


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 >


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 >


Combined MD/PhD Program
The combined MD/PhD Program is a prestigious and challenging seven-year program that aims to develop and nurture future “physician-scientists” in all fields of medicine. Meet two MD/PhD students to find out what attracted them to the program, and what excites them about the year ahead. Read More >