Alumni Profiles

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 (he/him) is a recent graduate of the Master of Physical Therapy program at UBC. He grew up in Victoria BC and completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria prior to starting the MPT program. As the Physical Therapy Student Society President, he represented the MPT program within the […] 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 >

Claudia Singh, BMLSc’22
Claudia attributes her interest in medical sciences due to her fascination with the “why” behind things, leading to the BMLSc program to learn about the “why” and “how” behind disease. Read More >

Taylor Da Silva, BMLSc’22
Taylor’s personal and familial history of blood disorders inspired her interest in blood research, transfusion medicine, and a career in health care. Read More >

Jorden Hendry, BSc’20, MPH’22
Inspired by her work experience at the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health, Jorden pursued the MPH program to advance her knowledge and better support the health of Indigenous peoples. Read More >