Alumni Profiles

Dr. Warren B. Fingrut, MD’15
Dr. Warren Fingrut is a Hematologist and Transplant Physician with a research interest in characterizing and mitigating disparities in the provision of transplantation and cellular therapies. Read More >

Morgan Reid, BMw’23
Morgan Reid is a 2023 graduate of the Bachelor of Midwifery program at UBC. Before attending UBC, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology through the University of Victoria. Morgan hopes to open a birthing center on Vancouver Island to help serve rural and remote northern birthers who are displaced due to lack of services. Read More >

Rachel Ramsden, BKin’13, MPH’16
Rachel Ramsden is a PhD Candidate at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC and a Research Coordinator at the Play Outside UBC Lab. Through her research, Rachel hopes to mobilize academic findings into policies and community planning standards that enhance children's outdoor play opportunities across communities in BC. Read More >

William Yip, BMLSc’20, MASc’22
William Yip is the 2022–23 UBC Alumni Builder Award - Faculty of Medicine Recipient. As the inaugural Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc) program alumni ambassador, William is a community builder who champions UBC’s values and is an advocate and excellent spokesperson for the BMLSc program. Read More >

Dr. Taran J. Main, MD’19, SMP
Dr. Taran J. Main is the 2022–23 UBC Alumni Builder Award – Southern Medical Program Recipient. Dr. Main is an addictions medicine specialist and family physician in the Okanagan and a dedicated alumnus of the Southern Medical Program and clinical instructor. Read More >

Harrison Kettyls, MPT’22
Harrison Kettyls is a recent graduate of the Master of Physical Therapy program at UBC. As the Physical Therapy Student Society President, he represented the MPT program within the Faculty of Medicine and aided in advocating for students. Read More >

Katrina Moorthy, MOT’22
Katrina Moorthy (she/her) is a recent graduate of the Masters of Occupational Therapy program at UBC. During her time at UBC, Katrina was fortunate to represent her class as the Co-President of the Occupational Therapy Student Society and the Year 2 representative on the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (J.E.D.I) committee. She was also honoured […] Read More >

Timberly George Ambler, BSc (Phys Ther)’04
Timberly George Ambler (she/her) knew from a young age that she wanted to be a physiotherapist. All thanks to a physiotherapist in her community who became one of her earliest and longest-standing mentors in her life. She obtained a Bachelors of Kinesiology from SFU and worked as a kinesiologist for 4 years while racing road […] Read More >

Grace Shyng, BA’91, MSc’95
Audiology provides Grace with the the opportunity to combine her interests in the sciences, language arts, psychology, and counselling into one rewarding profession as an audiologist and hearing instrument practitioner. Read More >

Dr. Sarah Courtice, MD’14
As a physiatrist trained at UBC, Dr. Courtice enjoys working with the pediatric/adolescent population through the Adolescent/Young Adult rehabilitation program, as well as the Spinal Cord Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital. Read More >