Our Stories

Member / Client: Jim Mann
Image During the last REBC advisory council meeting in May 2021, Jim presented his insights from a recently published article entitled Involving elderly research participants in the co-design of a future multi-…
Member / Client: BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre
A multidisciplinary team of researchers in BC, led by Dr. Valorie Crooks at Simon Fraser University, have developed maps to illustrate risks and vulnerabilities related to COVID-19 infections and care access across the province. These maps, which to date…
Member / Client: Robert McMaster
Image Dr. McMaster is, by training, a researcher, with a doctorate in biochemistry. His areas of research are molecular immunology, parasitology, transplant immunology, and transplant biomarker research. Currently, he…
Member / Client: Terri Fleming
In the early 2000s, BC’s fragmented ethics review process had become increasingly frustrating for health researchers undertaking studies across multiple regions or health authorities in BC, as it limited their ability to complete timely research that…
Member / Client: Charles Jago
  Charles Jago, BC AHSN Board Chair, meets Vikki Entwistle, a keynote speaker from the United Kingdom, at the BC SUPPORT Unit’s Putting Patients First conference, held in Vancouver in November 2017. Meet Charles Jago, Our Board Chair   Dr. Jago…
Member / Client: Jim Christenson
Image The BC Emergency Medicine Network (BC EM Network) connects 1,400 provincial emergency practitioners in 108 emergency departments with each other and provides access to current, practical resources all in one…
Member / Client: Jean Smart
  Image Jean Smart, Clinical Trials BC's Regulatory Affairs and Quality Officer The British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) is honoured to have an accomplished and internationally-recognized leader…
Member / Client: Susan Chunick
Image Susan Chunick at her desk in Central City, Surrey, BC. Susan’s diverse career has included positions at the UBC School of Rehabilitation Medicine (now called Rehab Science), Manager for Customer and Market…
Member / Client: Terri Fleming
As the Research Ethics BC (REBC) unit of BC AHSN continues to grow in size and scope, more new faces continue to appear in our Vancouver offices for staff events, meetings, and more. One of the individuals who is now working at our office regularly is…
Member / Client: Erin Michalak
While this award is, in itself, a spectacular achievement, how does it relate to the work of BC AHSN and the BC SUPPORT Unit? Erin has been involved with the Unit as the Patient Engagement Methods Cluster Lead since fall 2017. Her work studying the…