|Valerie Oglov, BSW, MA, Project Coordinator.|
Valerie brings a background of social work, counseling and women's studies to her position. She has coordinated seven qualitative research projects in academic and community settings.
|Kim Taylor, M.A., Research Assistant.|
Kim holds a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy with a concentration in Applied Ethics from UBC. She has worked as a research assistant over the last seven years on several qualitative health research projects on topics including: the ethics of health research involving human subjects, animal welfare, and healthcare decision-making. Kim is also an Ethics Fellow working at Providence Health Care’s Ethics Services under the direction of Dr Anita Ho. She began her PhD studies at UBC’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program in Clinical Ethics, focusing on advance care planning in end-of-life care, in September 2012.
Update on Some of the Former Members of the Project Team
|Zenaida Abanto, MSc, Research Associate.|
Zenaida works on many projects at the BC Cancer Research Centre. She assists us in managing our qualitative research software programme.
|Elizabeth-Anne Armstrong, RN, MSN Project Coordinator.|
Elizabeth Anne, former Project Coordinator, is currently working in the community as a continuing care nurse.
|Candy Cheung, BSc, Undergraduate Student Assistant|
is now a full time medical student in the UBC Medicine's Victoria-based program.
|Andrea Con, BA, MA, PhD, Project Coordinator. |
Andrea is a Research Investigator for the CIHR Cross-Cultural Palliative NET at the Sociobehavioural Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. Her current research includes looking at cross-cultural implications in palliative and end-of-life care and advance care planning.
|Margot Kuo, PT, MPH, Project Coordinator. |
Margot is now a PhD Candidate with the UBC School of Population and Public Health and working on Hepatitis C research at the BC Centre for Disease Control. She is also busy with her 2 year old.
|Liza McGuinness, BA, MA, Project Coordinator.|
Liza continues busy with her twin girls. She works as a research manager at BC Hepatitis Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control.
|Willow McKay, BA, MA, Research Assistant.|
Willow has returned to her native New Zealand and is working in a government position in health care.
|Gladys McPherson, RN, MSN, PhD. Research Assistant.|
Gladys has recently joined the UBC School of Nursing Faculty as Assistant Professor. Her particular passion is ensuring children's voices are heard, especially in matters pertaining to health care.
|Megan Raudnask, BSc(Honours) Research Assistant.|
Megan is currently completing her BSc (Nursing) at UBC and is working with the cancer communication project to streamline our EndNote references and libraries.
|Mary Rose Reyes, BSc, MHSc, Research Assistant.|
Maryrose moved to Prince George in the spring of 2006 to take on a full time position as a Community Nutritionist.
|Fatemeh Soleiman-Panah, BSc. Research Assistant.|
Fatemeh has worked on several research projects and is currently completing her second degree at UBC.
|Joan Watterson, Research Assistant. |
Joan is completing MA studies in health psychology and behavioral medicine, and works with people living with HIV/AIDS and addictions.
| ||David Wu, BA, RAc, Diploma in Infant Development, Research Assistant.|
David is currently working at the Provincial Office of Infant Development organizing, annotating and digitizing the video library and preparing to have the entire library in an online database. He is also working on projects at HELP and Children's Hospital.