Academic Rank:
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
Pediatric Neuropathologist, Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia
Short Bio:

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Dunham received his BSc in Science Psychology at the U of Alberta after which he obtained his MD from the U of Ottawa in 2001. His interest in Neuropathology was peaked by an early mentor, Dr. Vital Montpetit, Neuropathologist at Ottawa General Hospital. Dr. Dunham completed his residency training in Neuropathology at the U of Calgary under the tutelage of Drs. Bernadette Curry, Arthur Clark and Roland Auer. Upon graduation in 2006, Dr. Dunham spent a year of fellowship training in Molecular Neuropathology under the guidance of Dr. Arie Perry at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA. After completing his fellowship in June of 2007, and after spending a summer Neuropathology locum at the University of Saskatoon, Dr. Dunham joined the Dept of Path and Lab Med, Div of AP at C&W’s hospital in October of 2007. He is a full time Neuropathologist with interest in all areas of neuropathology including neuro-oncology.

Academic background

  • MD University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. 2001
  • BSc with Specialization in Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 1996

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC), Neuropathology. Jun 2006
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC); Part I, June 2001; Part II.  Oct 2002
Primary Research Area
Brain and Neuroscience
Secondary Research Area

Research Interest

  • Pediatric Brain Neoplasia
  • CNS Malformations
  • Hypoxic Ischemic Injury

Teaching Interest

  • Pediatric Neuropathology; CNS Tumors