Alumni Profiles


Karim Damji MD’87
Clinical Care My focus is providing care for adults and children with glaucoma Education & Teaching MD, University of British Columbia, 1987 FRCSC, Ophthalmology Residency, University of Ottawa, 1994 Research Fellowship, Ophthalmic Genetics, Duke University Eye Centre, 1995 Clinical Fellowship, Glaucoma, Duke University Eye Centre, 1996 Executive MBA, Queen’s University, 2005 I am motivated by […] Read More >


David Hardwick, MD’57
A short documentary about Dr. David Hardwick that has been two years in the making has now hit youtube. The idea for the documentary came about one day at VGH, when Zac Rothman (Lead Producer – Ed Tech) and Stephen Gillis (Associate Producer, Ed Tech) noticed a common theme amongst the photos on the wall […] Read More >


Haneen Abu-Remaileh, MD’10
Locumunity is an online platform we have created to help actively match locums Read More >


Amy Kirkham PhD’16
I originally started graduate school with the intention of applying to Medicine. Read More >


Jennifer Tam MD’12
Jennifer is completing her medical residency at SickKids Hospital in Toronto where she focuses her research primarily on infectious diseases Read More >


Nazgol Seyednejad BMLSc’07, MD’13
Meet Nazgol Seyednejad, a fourth year general surgery resident Read More >


Xinya Wang BMLSc’15
Interested in seeing what you can do with a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree? Meet Xinya, who is now a first year law student at University of Ottawa: Read More >


Saaranga Sasitharan BMLSc’14
Interested in seeing what you can do with a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree? Meet Saaranga, who is now at Nurse Next Door as a Procura Product Specialist: Read More >


Jenna Riffell PhD’11
I am responsible for advising healthcare companies, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices, and health IT companies, on their strategy from their pipeline to their launch processes. Read More >


Andrew Ming-Lum PhD’12
While completing his PhD in Experimental Medicine, Andrew won UBC's inaugural Three Minute Thesis competition. Read More >