Alumni Profiles


Greg Guilcher MedRes’07
Paediatric oncologist and UBC Medical Resident alumnus, Dr. Greg Guilcher leads the sickle cell blood and marrow transplant (BMT) program at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and is the founding Vice Chair of the newly created Sickle Transplant Alliance for Research (STAR). Read More >


Poh Tan PhD’08
I am the founder and CEO of two businesses: Innoguidance Consulting and Newton's Geniuses Learning Center. Read More >


Gavin Smart MD’ 84
Busy Vernon Family Doctor by day, Medical Director of the Vernon Search and Rescue Helicopter Winchline Rescue Program by good fortune! Read More >


Nathan Hoffart MSc’13 (SLP)
Degree and Grad Year: MSc’13 (SLP) Current home city: Terrace, BC Current Profession: Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Coast Mountains School District #82 Nathan Hoffart provides assessment and treatment of speech and language disorders within the school aged population. With a focus on early intervention, Hoffart provides direct service from Kindergarten to grade three, as well as […] Read More >


Alix Bacon BMID’12
  Degree and Grad Year: BMID’12 Current home city: Vancouver BC Current Job Title:  President, Midwives Association of BC, Registered Midwife, South Delta Midwifery Bacon is a Registered Midwife at South Delta Midwifery, where she meets with midwifery clients in the clinic and attends births at home as well as at Richmond Hospital and provides […] Read More >


Lianping Ti
I am a Research Scientist and Epidemiologist at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. My research largely focuses on... Read More >


Ricardo Rivera-Acevedo
Ricardo leads the chemistry research team Read More >


Doug Hassan, MD’87
 It’s not easy to balance a busy orthopedic surgery practice and write a fiction novel, but that’s exactly what Douglas Hassan, BSc’83, MD’87 accomplished. Hassan spent the better part of a year writing and publishing his first novel, ‘The Reservoir’, a page turning, plot driven adventure thriller. Sparked by the desire for a creative outlet, […] Read More >


Nazneen Chow BSc’91 (OT)
Degree and Grad Year: BSc 1991 (Occupational Therapy) Current home city: Richmond, BC Current Profession: Occupational Therapist, Director of Optimum Therapy Rehabilitation Services Inc. Chow owns a Richmond BC occupational therapy practice, Optimum Therapy Rehabilitation Services Inc. While managing the administrative duties that go along with running a small business, Chow, who continues to manage […] Read More >


Quinn Danyluk, MSc’01
Degree and Grad Year: MSc’01 (Occupational Hygiene) Current home city: Coquitlam Current Profession: Managing Consultant, Regional Initiatives Workforce Health & Safety Fraser Health Authority Leading a workplace health and safety team of 22 people, Danyluk covers prevention activities for workplace health and preventative injuries at Fraser Health Authority, ensuring health and safety compliance and training […] Read More >