Cheyenne Johnson

Cheyenne Johnson, MPH, RN, CCRP, is the Co-Interim Executive Director with the BC Centre on Substance Use. In her previous roles as Director of Clinical Activities and Development and Director of the Addiction Nursing Fellowship, Cheyenne oversaw the development of provincial clinical care guidance documents and dissemination, including evidence-based clinical

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Dr. Perry Kendall

Perry Kendall, OBC, MD, FRCPC is the Co-Interim Executive Director at the BC Centre on Substance Use. As the province’s former Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Kendall was a leading voice in calling for public health approaches to substance use. During his term he advocated for the expansion of harm reduction,

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Dr. Thomas Kerr

Dr. Thomas Kerr, PhD, is Senior Scientific Advisor and Senior Scientist with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). Dr. Kerr is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and Associate Faculty Member in the School of Population

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Dr. Lindsay Farrell

Dr. Lindsay Farrell, PhD, is Anishinaabe and a member of Eabametoong First Nation. She is the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects at the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and holder of the Indigenous Substance Use Leadership Professorship. In her current position she provides strategic leadership, coordination and

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Samantha Robinson

Samantha Robinson, MPH, RN, is Interim Clinical Director at the BC Centre on Substance Use, where she provides leadership for provincial clinical programs and supports the development of new clinical education initiatives with the BCCSU. Samantha brings 6 years of public health research and project management experience to the role,

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Dr. Evan Wood

Evan Wood, MD, PhD, ABIM, FASAM, FRCPC, ABAM Diplomat, is the Executive Director of the BC Centre on Substance Use based at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver (currently on one-year scheduled leave until June 2020). He is also a professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia, where he

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