Leadership and Advisory Board 

NGDI-UBC Director

Richard Lester

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Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases | Medicine | Faculty of Medicine
Co-Founder & Director, WelTel
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar
www.weltel.org | www.msfhr.org

 


Advisory Board

The NGDI-UBC Advisory Board is made up of a diverse group of UBC faculty and staff. The Board meets several times a year to guide the decisions of the NGDI and has played an integral part of the program’s growth. We thank the Advisory Board members for their dedication and enthusiasm.

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Helen Burt

Associate Vice-President Research & Innovation
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

Nancy Gallini

Professor
Economics | Faculty of Arts
Director Pro-tem | Peter Wall Institute


Gardy, Jenn crop

Jennifer Gardy

Assistant Professor
School of Population and Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
Senior Scientist (Genomics & Molecular Epidemiology) | BCCDC

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Bob Hancock

Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
Faculty of Science
Director | Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research


 

 

Klein, Peter

Peter Klein

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Journalism

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Tobias Kollmann

Associate Professor
Infectious Diseases | Pediatrics
Faculty of Medicine


 

McMaster, Robert

Robert McMaster

Executive Director
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Gina Ogilvie

Professor
Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer

 


David Patrick

Professor
School of Population and Public Health
Director | Communicable Disease Epidemiology | BC Centre for Disease Control

Simona Powell

Coordinator, Global Health Office and NGDI-UBC

Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health

 


 

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Jerry Spiegel

Professor
School of Population and Public Health
Liu Institute for Global Issues

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Kishor Wasan

Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Past Director | NGDI-UBC
Dean | Pharmacy and Nutrition | University of Saskatchewan


Staff

Katie Gourlay

Program Assistant