OUR TEAM

Led by Principal Scientists, Professor Heather McKay, PhD, FCAHS, and Associate Professor Joanie Sims-Gould, PhD, the Active Aging Research Team is a multi-disciplinary collaboration of researchers, knowledge translation specialists, and staff. The Active Aging Research Team is based at the University of British Columbia's Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, within the Faculty of Medicine.

OUR LEADERSHIP

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Heather McKay

Principal Scientist; Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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Joanie Sims-Gould

Principal Scientist; Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

RESEARCH STAFF

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Rebecca Collett

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

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Diana Farhat

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Thea Franke

Thea Franke

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

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  Christa Hoy 

PROGRAM & EVALUATION MANAGER

Tina Ko

Tina Ko

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Sarah Lusina-Furst

Sarah Lusina

DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Heather Macdonald

Heather Macdonald

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

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Victoria Mah

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Lindsay Nettlefold

Lindsay Nettlefold

SENIOR SCIENTIST

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Theresa Ng

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Douglas Race

Douglas Race

SENIOR RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Sara Sitarski

Sara Sitarski

RESEARCH COORDINATOR

TRAINEES

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Samantha Gray

PhD CANDIDATE

Callista Ottoni

Callista Ottoni

PhD STUDENT, MANAGER, QUALITATIVE RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION AND EXCHANGE

Venessa Wong

Venessa Wong

MASTER'S STUDENT