Graduate Student Advisory Group

Purpose

The Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Advisory Group (formerly the Graduate Student Committee) is comprised of student representatives from each graduate program within the Faculty of Medicine and chaired by the Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Education. The purpose of the Graduate Student Advisory Group is to:

  1. Meet several times per year in order to discuss issues directly related to graduate students, as well as to develop graduate student focused initiatives;
  2. On occasion, serve as graduate student representatives on scholarship adjudication committees or other committees within the Faculty of Medicine;
  3. Oversee the Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Collaboration Fund;
  4. Oversee peer adjudication for Building the Future: Faculty of Medicine Research Trainee Day & Lecture Series.

Composition

Ex Officio:

  • Associate Dean, Graduate & Postdoctoral Education (Chair)
  • Research Education Facilitators

Appointed:

  • Audiology and Speech Therapy – Sofia Lightbody
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Reid Warsaba
  • Biomedical Engineering – Daniel Louie
  • Cell and Developmental Biology – Stella Baehring
  • Experimental Medicine – Jacob Stubbs
  • Health Sciences – Arshjot Buttar
  • Interdisciplinary Oncology – Erin Marshall
  • MD/PhD Program – Luke MacLean
  • Medical Genetics – Evan Gibbard
  • Neuroscience – Amanda Cheung
  • Occupational and Environmental Hygiene – Cindy Wu
  • Occupational Therapy – Sarah Patrick
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – Tim Xue
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics – Arash Tehrani
  • Physical Therapy – Garret Hughes
  • Population and Public Health – Salima Kerai
  • Rehabilitation Sciences – Cristina Rubino
  • Reproductive and Developmental Sciences – Arezoo Alemzadeh Mehrizi

Appointment Process & Term

Committee members are selected by their graduate program and typically serve for one year, with the ability to renew their position.

Contact

If you have any questions about the Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Advisory Group, please contact the Research Education Facilitators at med.research@ubc.ca.