I am pleased to announce several recent academic appointments in the Research portfolio:
Dr. Sonia Singh has been appointed Assistant Dean, Research, Fraser Health effective to September 15, 2016. In this new role, Dr. Singh, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Practice, will provide leadership for research opportunities in Fraser Health focusing on strengths, potential opportunities for excellence as well as aligning research activities with the Faculty of Medicine’s Strategic Direction and Fraser Health’s Strategic Direction.
Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff has been appointed Director, International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD) effective to June 30, 2018. In this role, Dr. Tetzlaff, the Interim Director of ICORD since July 1, 2012, will continue to develop and lead the wide breadth of innovative and interdisciplinary research and educational opportunities at ICORD.
Dr. Jean Shoveller has been appointed Interim Director, Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) effective to June 30, 2014. In this role, Dr. Shoveller, a Professor in the School of Population & Public Health, will lead a collaborative, interdisciplinary research network addressing complex early childhood development issues.
The appointment of Dr. Samuel Abraham as Interim Associate Dean, Research, BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) has been extended effective to August 31, 2014. In this role, Dr. Abraham will continue to provide strategic leadership in fostering innovation and excellence across BCCA’s leading edge research endeavours.
Howard Feldman, MD, FRCP(C)
Executive Associate Dean, Research | Faculty of Medicine
The University of British Columbia