Announcement of New Members to the Department APT Committee


Dear Colleagues,

The Department recently invited nominations for new membership to the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure (APT) Committee, and we are pleased to announce that the following nominees have been elected to the Committee by acclamation:

Assistant Professor

  • Trisha Chakrabarty

Assistant Professor (Partner)

  • Tamara Vanderwal

Associate Professor

  • Clare Beasley


  • Jehannine Austin
  • Erin Michalak
  • Michael Krausz

Dr. David Kealy, Dr. Steven Taylor, and Dr. Tim Murphy have also been re-elected by acclamation. All new and re-elected members will begin their respective terms as of September 1, 2019. As Dr. Evelyn Stewart and Dr. William Panenka have completed their terms, the Department wishes to thank them both for their valuable contributions.  Please join us in welcoming the new members, as well as in expressing our appreciation to the current members for their ongoing commitment and hard work.



Dr. Lakshmi N. Yatham, Head, UBC Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Raymond W. Lam, Associate Head, Research & International Affairs, UBC Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Lynn Raymond, Associate Head, Graduate & Undergraduate Medical Education, UBC Department of Psychiatry