Alumni Profiles


Travis Thompson MD’16
From a young age, Travis Thompson took an acute interest in medicine. Read More >


Debra Watterworth MRSc’16
As a Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist for the Chatham Kent Health Alliance, Read More >


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 >