People Category: Faculty

David Hart

David Hart

My research activities are focused on a number of topic areas including mesenchymal stem cell use in tissue engineering for connective tissue repair and regeneration; influence of obesity-inducing diets on development of joint damage in preclinical models; tendon and ligament repair in preclinical models and patient populations; sex-differences in response to injuries; interface between biology …

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Meghan Winters

Meghan Winters

Dr. Meghan Winters is an epidemiologist interested in the link between health, transportation, and city design. She received her PhD in 2011 from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver Coastal Health Research …

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Guy Faulkner

Guy Faulkner

Dr. Guy Faulkner is a professor and Chair in Applied Public Health in the School of Kinesiology at UBC (appointed July 2015). Broadly, his research has focused on two inter-related themes: the effectiveness of PA promotion interventions; and PA and mental health. He has extensive experience working with hard-to-reach populations primarily those with serious mental …

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David Wilson

David Wilson

Dr. David Wilson is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC. He received his D. Phil. in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford for work on the 3-dimensional kinematics of the knee, followed by a fellowship in orthopaedic biomechanics. His research interests include sports medicine, joint reconstruction/ replacement, and medical imaging. Dr. …

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Joanie Sims-Gould

Joanie Sims-Gould

Dr. Sims-Gould is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Sims-Gould is a dedicated sex and gender health researcher who applies novel methodological and engagement approaches to understanding broad public health concerns, particularly those related to older adults and “adding life to years”. She works …

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Maureen Ashe

Maureen Ashe

SIT LESS, MOVE MORE As a VCHRI scientist at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM), Maureen Ashe’s goal may be simple—to get people to sit less and move more—but achieving it is anything but. In the face of overwhelming evidence demonstrating the benefits of physical activity—from increased fitness to prevention of chronic conditions …

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Michael Hunt

Michael Hunt

Dr. Hunt’s research interests focus on identifying changes in movement patterns and biomechanics as a result of injury or disease. His group uses state-of-the-art real-time motion analysis techniques to analyze movement pattern differences between injured and healthy individuals. He then uses this information to develop targeted treatment approaches that aim to optimize function and/or prevent …

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Alex Scott

Alex Scott

Dr. Scott is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, and a past President of the Physiotherapy Association of BC. His research targets a widespread problem, overuse injuries and chronically painful tendon disorder in workers and athletes. Alex’s clinical research has been supported locally by organizations including WorksafeBC, Michael Smith Foundation, and the Health …

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Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis

Biography Jennifer Davis is a CRC (Tier 2) in Applied Health Economics and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Career Scholar. Jennifer is an Assistant Professor at UBC-Okanagan in the Faculty of Management. Her career goal is to improve the health of Canadians through applied health economic evaluation and outcomes research. Jennifer’s research focuses …

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