Paxton Bach

Dr. Paxton Bach

Paxton Bach MD, MSc, ABIM, FRCPC, is a post-doctoral research fellow with the BC Centre on Substance Use and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He additionally serves as the Associate Director for the BCCSU Clinical Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program, and

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Cody Callon

Cody Callon, MSW, RSW, is a Senior Research Coordinator and Director of the Addiction Social Work Fellowship at the BC Centre on Substance Use. Since joining the BCCSU in 2004, he has been involved in a range of studies and roles. His research interests include social and structural determinants of

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Dr. Nadia Fairbairn

Dr. Nadia Fairbairn, MD, is a Clinician Researcher and Director of the International Collaborative Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), as well as an Internal Medicine Fellow with the University of British Columbia. Her primary research interests include the development, evaluation, and implementation of

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Dr. Ramm Hering

Ramm Hering MD MSc CCFP (AM) Dip PH Dip ABAM CCSAM FASAM is the Victoria Site Director for the BCCSU Clinical Addiction Medicine Fellowship and works as a clinical consultant on various projects for the BCCSU. He is the Medical Director, Addiction Medicine for Island Health. He is the founding

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Zak Matieschyn

Zak Matieschyn

Zak Matieschyn, MN, NP(F), is a family nurse practitioner in the West Kootenays and Director of the Addiction Medicine Nurse Practitioner Fellowship with the BC Centre on Substance. Zak works in a broad scope family practice with a focus on marginalized populations (e.g., addictions, mental health, infectious disease, and transgender

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Dr. Annabel Mead

Dr. Annabel Mead, MBBS, is Director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Addiction Medicine Fellowship with the BC Centre on Substance Use, Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Consultant Physician for the Complex Pain and Addiction Service at Vancouver General

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Dr. M. Eugenia Socías

Dr. Eugenia Socías, MD, MSc, is a Research Scientist with the BC Centre on Substance Use and Assistant Professor in the Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. With a background in infectious diseases and addiction medicine, Dr. Socías’ research interests focus on health services

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Dr. Lianping Ti

Lianping Ti, PhD, is a Research Scientist and Health Administrative Data Lead for the BC Centre on Substance Use. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Her research largely focuses on understanding the intersections between substance use, infectious diseases, and

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