Current Students

Please note:

The RDS program has now joined the new Women+ and Children’s Health Sciences program:

New applicants should visit the WACH program website to learn more.


  • Congratulations to 2 winners of the prestigious 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR):
    • Maggie Woo Kinshella, “Investigating the relationship between maternal diet and pregnancy hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa”
    • Kate Wahl, “Narrative as a tool for knowledge translation with health policy makers”
  • Congratulations to Maggie Woo Kinshella, recipient of a Friedman Award for Scholars in Health


Enav Zusman, PhD student

Dwayne Tucker, PhD student

Maggie Woo Kinshella, PhD candidate

Kate Wahl, PhD student

Natasha Orr, PhD candidate

Kayleigh Campbell, PhD candidate



Faculty of Medicine profile: Elisabeth McClymont, PhD

Faculty of Medicine profile: Madison Lackie, MSc

Graduate Student profile: Lindsay Richter, MSc (2018 Friedman Scholar in Health)

VCHRI People in Profile: Ahn Lee, PhD

Research Manager, PRE-EMPT project: Marianne Vidler, PhD

UBC Killam Doctoral Scholar, 2015: Asif Raza Khowaja, PhD

UBC 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Runner Up, 2013: Magdalene Payne, MSc