Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC
Medical Microbiologist at Providence Health
Affiliation(s):
St. Paul’s Hospital
Short Bio:

I am from Kitchener, Ontario and studied Microbiology (Honours Bachelor of Science) at the University of Guelph. I earned my MD from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and then completed residency in Medical Microbiology at the University of Toronto. After my training, I joined the team at Providence Health Care as a Medical Microbiologist with a focus in virology. My main interest is improving patient quality of care and timely access to care. I am also the Site Director for the UBC Medical Microbiology Residency Program at St. Paul’s Hospital.

Academic background

  • BSc (Honours, Microbiology), University of Guelph  2010
  • MD, McMaster University  2013
  • Medical Microbiology Residency, University of Toronto  2018
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)  2018
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology D(ABMM)  2018

Awards and Recognition

New Faculty Research Award, UBC Faculty of Medicine, 2020

Publications

Research Interest

  • Laboratory stewardship and utilization
  • Quality improvement
  • Infection prevention and control

Teaching Interest

  • Site director (St. Paul’s Hospital) for the UBC Medical Microbiology Residency Program
  • PATH 327 – Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, and Parasitology
  • PATH 467 – Basic Microbiology for Infection Control
  • PATH 722 – Microbial Infections