Researchers

Areas of Research

  • Biomedical
  • Clinical
  • Social and Environmental Determinants of Health
  • Health Services and Policy
  • Indigenous Health

Biomedical Researchers

Sarah Gray
Assistant Dean - Curriculum, NMP
Associate Professor, Northern Medical Program
Canadian Research Chair in Integrative Physiology of Diabetes

R. Luke Harris
Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Pranesh Kumar
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

Chow Lee
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Sean Maurice
Senior Lab Instructor, UNBC; Northern Medical Program
MEDD Site Director - Years 1 and 2

Geoff Payne
Interim President and Vice Chancellor
Professor, Physiology

Stephen Rader
Professor, Chemistry

Kendra Furber
Assistant Professor, NMP

Kevin Keen
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Clinical Researchers

Andrea Gingerich
Assistant Professor, Northern Medical Program

R. Luke Harris
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences

Caroline Sanders
Associate Professor, Nursing

Selected Research

Kevin Keen
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

Rob Olson
Associate Professor | Head, Division of Radiation Oncology and Developmental Radiotherapeutics, UBC
Affiliate Associate Professor, Northern Medical Program
Department Head | Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency - Centre for the North​

Chelsea Pelletier
Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Social and Environmental Determinants of Health Researchers

Russ Callaghan
Professor, Northern Medical Program

Shannon Freeman
Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Dawn Hemingway
    Associate Professor, Social Work

    Peter Jackson
    Professor, Environmental Science & NRES Graduate Program

    Caroline Sanders
    Associate Professor, Nursing

    Selected Research

    • SEED (Sharing to change Early Childhood Experiences by Developing caring, compassionate leadership in Northern BC)

    Amy Klepetar
    Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Nursing (Northwest Region)

    Alex Lautensach
    Associate Professor,  Education

    Sabina Lautensach
    Director, Human Security Institute (Canada)
    Editor-in-chief, Journal of Human Security

    Margot Parkes
    Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences, UNBC
    Cross Appointed, Northern Medical Program, UBC
    Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Preventative and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

    Jalil Safaei
    Professor, Economics

    Shannon Wagner
    Interim Dean, College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
    Professor, School of Health Sciences

    Mamdouh Shubair
    Associate Professor, Health Sciences

    Erin Wilson
    Assistant Professor, Nursing
    Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Practice, UBC

    Lela Zimmer
    Associate Professor and Coordinator, Nursing

    Chelsea Pelletier
    Associate Professor, Health Sciences

    Health Services and Policy Researchers

    Neil Hanlon
    Professor, Geography
    Adjunct Faculty Member, Health Sciences & Northern Medical Program

    Martha MacLeod
    Professor, Nursing

    Selected Research

    Shannon Freeman
    Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Selected Research

    • CTAAN (The Centre for Technology Adoption for Aging in the North)

    Erin Wilson
    Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Selected Research

    Mamdouh Shubair
    Associate Professor, Health Sciences

    Trina Fyfe
    Health Sciences Librarian

    Lela Zimmer
    Associate Professor and Coordinator, Nursing

    Rob Olson
    Associate Professor | Head, Division of Radiation Oncology and Developmental Radiotherapeutics, UBC
    Affiliate Associate Professor | Research Lead, Northern Medical Program
    Department Head | Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency - Centre for the North​

    Indigenous Health Researchers

    Paul Bowles
    Professor, Economics & International Studies

    Henry Harder
    Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair, Aboriginal Environmental Health
    Professor, Health Sciences

    Sheona Mitchell-Foster
    Assistant Professor, Northern Medical Program