Academic Rank:
Clinical Instructor, UBC
Medical Microbiologist, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Island Health
Affiliation(s):
Royal Jubilee Hospital
Short Bio:

Experienced Resident Physician with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, Clinical Research, Medical Devices & BioAssay development, Vaccines, Oncology, and Hematology.

Strong healthcare services professional with a Medical Doctor degree from USMF and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Immunology and Hemtology from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Certified in 2017 as a Medical Microbiologist by the Royal College of Canada and as a Clinical Microbiologist by the American Board of Medical Microbiology.

Academic background

  • PhD, Biomedical Sciences, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium 2004
  • MD, General Medicine, State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Moldova 1999

Research Interest

Current research interests include:

  1. metabolic mass spectrometry for diagnosis of bacterial diseases
  2. physical waves for control of bacterial infections in vitro & in vivo

Historical research interests included:

  1. autoimmune disease modulation by viral infection
  2. mass spectrometry for diagnostics of autoimmune disease
  3. in vitro testing systems for contact allergic dermatitis
  4. clinical research of bio-defense products

Teaching Interest

  • Clinical instructor at UVIC/UBC