Alumni Profiles


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 >


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 >