My Health My Community is a partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Fraser Health (FH) and the eHealth Strategy Office at the University of British Columbia (eHSO). Here’s a little more about the main investigators and project team.
Dr Jat Sandhu, PhD Regional Director of Public Health Surveillance at Vancouver Coastal Health
Dr Sandhu established the Public Health Surveillance Unit in 2007 to provide leadership and expertise in population health assessment and disease surveillance for VCH in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The legacy from the Games and the ongoing work of the Unit has been recognized as innovative and leading practice for public health in Canada.
Dr Sandhu is also Clinical Associate Professor with the School of Population and Public Health at UBC, Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University and placement supervisor for the Canadian Field Epidemiology Program.
Dr Kendall Ho, MD Director of UBC eHealth Strategy Office, Faculty of Medicine, UBC and Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine
Dr Ho is a practicing emergency doctor at the Vancouver General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He is the Director of the eHealth Strategy Office in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine and is the Executive Director inter‐Cultural Online health Network. He is passionate about the role that technology can plan in promoting health and healthier communities.
Dr Victoria Lee, MD Medical Health Officer with the Fraser Health Authority and Clinical Assistant Professor with the School of Population and Public Health at UBC
Dr Lee is a Medical Health Officer and the Executive Medical Director for Population Health for Fraser Health Authority. She provides leadership in the areas of strategic priorities and partnerships, population health observatory, health equity and vulnerable populations. She is committed to building healthy communities as they are the foundation for good health and a sustainable health system.
Dr Helen Novak Lauscher, PhD Assistant Director for Research, eHealth Strategy Office, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Dr Novak Lauscher has a background in Educational Psychology, which she applies as Assistant Director of Research at the eHealth Strategy Office in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. She leads an interdisciplinary research team working on projects in the areas of Technology-enabled knowledge translation for health practice innovation, and community-driven collaborative participation in cross-cultural health contexts.
Tiffany Akins, Communications Leader, Communications & Public Affairs, VCH
Stephanie Bale, Communications Leader, Communications & Public Affairs, FHA
Justyna Berzowska, MISt Researcher, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Jami Brown, Manager, Healthy Living/Healthier Communities, FHA
Belinda Boyd, Leader, Community Engagement, VCH
Rahul Chhokar, MSc Manager, Population Health Observatory, FHA
Peter Chow, Web & Application Developer, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Andi Cuddington, MSc Leader, Community Engagement, VCH
Evelyn Derus, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Chae-Lyn Dopke, MPH My Health My Community Field Outreach Coordinator, VCH
Christina Fung, MPH Epidemiologist, FHA
Claire Gram, Policy Consultant, Population Health, VCH
Corey Green, MSc Manager, Population Health Observatory, FHA
Maritia Gully, MSc Regional Epidemiologist, Public Health Surveillance Unit, VCH
Dr Paul Gustafson, PhD Professor, Department of Statistics, UBC
Grace Higgins, MPH Project Coordinator, Public Health Surveillance Unit, VCH
Yumian Hu, MSc Biostatistician, Public Health Surveillance Unit, VCH
Eleni Kefalas, Public Health Information Analyst, VCH
Salman Klar, MPH Epidemiologist, Population Health Observatory, FHA
Emily Laflamme, MPH Regional Epidemiologist, Public Health Surveillance Unit, VCH
Michael Lim, Project Manager, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Tanya Lo, Analyst/Administrative Assistant, Public Health Surveillance Unit, VCH
Dr James Lu, MD Medical Health Officer, Richmond, VCH
Dr Paul Martiquet, MD Medical Health Officer, Rural Coastal, VCH
Dr Lisa Mu, MD Medical Health Officer, FHA
Sophie Pasche, Events Coordinator, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Geoff Ramler, GIS Specialist, FHA
Dr Chris Richardson, PhD Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health, UBC
Elizabeth Stacy, MA Research Coordinator, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Dr Helena Swinkels, MD Medical Health Officer, Surrey, FHA
Tracy Thain, Senior Programmer and Technology Coordinator, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC
Lisa Thibault, Manager, Electronic Communications, FHA
Peter Vlahos, Regional Director, Aboriginal Health Strategic Initiatives, VCH
Sha Xiao, QA / Technical & Administrative Support Specialist, eHealth Strategy Office, UBC