Meet some of our esteemed instructors who bring a wealth of expertise and experience in primary health care, collaborative leadership and interprofessional team-based working.
Andrea has held a variety of leadership roles in her 32 years as a Registered Nurse. Presently, she is the theory instructor for the UNBC Low Risk Perinatal Course, is a NRP and FHS instructor, facilitates team simulations and debriefs, is the team lead for the ROAM/RSON sponsored interdisciplinary Neonatal Coaching Team, and works frontline at Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson, BC.
She considers herself to be a lifelong learner and has been broadening her knowledge into the field of education by completing a Provincial Instructor Diploma and a Professional Masters in Education.
Christie is the Director of the UBC Family Practice Teaching Unit, an interprofessional community-based teaching practice focused on developing and evaluating models of collaborative teaching and practice.
She is the Associate Head Education and Engagement for the Department of Family Practice is working on a province-wide project titled Team-based Primary Care Learning Centres, funded by the Ministry of Health.
Christie's other interprofessional activities include: College of Family Physicians of Canada Patients Medical Home Steering Committee, and the Vancouver Division of Family Practice Primary Care Network Community Health Area 4 Steering Committee.
Glenys' professional experience spans over 30 years in the for-profit, not-for-profit, and public sectors. She has managed numerous multi-disciplinary teams, including teams in the health sector.
Much of Glenys' consulting practice has been in Organizational Effectiveness, involving development and facilitation of professional training, executive coaching services, team coaching, assessment and consultation on organizational culture using a systems lens.
She also has a strong background in mediation and has facilitated effective conflict resolution training for a provincial health leadership program.
Joseph has worked in a number of senior positions across Interior and Northern Health, in the fields of Primary Care Transformation, Quality Management, and Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
He brings a range of on-the-ground knowledge and healthcare leadership experience as well as specific expertise in team management skills, the building of constructive and effective relationships, the use of diplomacy, and the management of high-tension situations.
Dr. Morgan Price, MD, PhD, CCFP, FCFP is an Associate Professor (University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice, Island Medical Program) and family physician practicing in the inner city with under-served populations in Victoria. Dr. Price is an Adjunct Professor in Computer Science and Health Information Science at the University of Victoria.
His area of interest is in design and adoption research of clinical information systems, focused in primary care, decision support, and consumer-oriented information systems (Personal Health Services). He has been Primary Investigator on several successful clinical informatics design and research projects exploring clinical decision support, EMR adoption, personal health records, and medication information systems.
Nancy is a community engaged scholar and works with non-government organizations and settlement agencies across BC to support the mental health and well-being of immigrant, refugee ethno- cultural and racialized groups in Canada.
As an alumna of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC and Intersections in Mental Health and Addiction Research Training, Nancy's research is informed by social justice, intersectionality and equity-oriented health and social policy.
Her clinical practice area focuses on community mental health and integration of social determinants of health of structurally vulnerable groups, including immigrant women and other groups affected by displacement. Nancy is also an affiliate with the UBC Centre for Migration Studies.
Perry is a full-time lecturer at the UBC Sauder Business School, and specializes in Organizational Behaviour and Strategy Divisions at undergraduate, graduate and executive level. He has held several roles at the school, including Acting Assistant Dean and Executive Director.
He was also the Interim Executive Director for the Centre for Healthcare Management, liaising with Heads of Health Authorities and Government bodies to provide integral solutions to Healthcare issues.
Perry is also a Board Member for the Vancouver chapter of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
Tammy is the Director of Patient & Public Engagement at the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council.
Prior to this role, she spent 21 years at Northern Health, most recently leading the Northern Clinical Simulation program, development and delivery of Interprofessional Team training, and co-leading the BC SUPPORT Unit Northern Centre.
She is passionate about Patient Oriented Research and improving patient outcomes through effective interprofessional teamwork.