Academic Rank:
Clinical Professor, UBC
Short Bio:

Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren is a hematological pathologist at BC Children’s Hospital, who obtained her MD and PhD at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She did her residency in hematological pathology at the University of British Columbia. She is the Director of BC Children’s Hospital BioBank as well as the Chair of the Childhood Cancer and Blood Research BioBank at BC Children’s Hospital. She participated in a “Permission to Contact” study with Dr. Peter Watson and is interested in increasing engagement and participation of pediatric patients in research studies.

Academic background

  • Certification in Hematological Pathology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 2008
  • Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part I, Medical Council of Canada. 2002
  • Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Exam, Medical Council of Canada. 2001
  • PhD, University of Utrecht. 2003
  • MD, University of Utrecht. 1999
  • MSc, University of Utrecht. 1997
  • BSc, University of Utrecht. 1977


Research Interest

Research areas of interest:

  • Biobanking and public education and engagement in research participation

Research Themes:

  • Maternal & Fetal Health