Mona Kwong

Mona Kwong, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, MSc is the Director for the BCCSU Clinical Addiction Pharmacy Fellowship and is the Pharmacy Advisor at the BCCSU. She is a community based primary care pharmacist. Dr. Kwong works at an urban community neighbourhood pharmacy and as a pharmacist consultant at Infinity Medical Specialists Clinic,

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Carly Hoy

Carly Hoy, BA is a Research Coordinator with the BC Centre on Substance Use. She coordinates the At-Risk Youth Study (ARYS) where she oversees all aspects of frontline operations. Carly has been working with ARYS since 2012 and is passionate about improving the health and well-being of at-risk youth. Carly

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Steve Kain

Steve Kain, BSN(c), RN, is the Senior Nursing Coordinator at the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). He oversees and coordinates the nursing staff at all the frontline BCCSU studies, which include the Vancouver Injection Drug Users Study, the AIDS Care Cohort to Evaluate Exposure to Survival Services, and the

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Jennifer Matthews

Jennifer Matthews, MSc, is the Observational Research Manager with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). She manages data collection for the Vancouver Injection Drug Users Study, the AIDS Care Cohort to Evaluate Exposure to Survival Services study, and other research projects; supervises frontline staff; and oversees frontline operations at

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Cristy Zonneveld

Cristy Zonneveld, BA, CCRP, is the Research Coordinator of the Vancouver Injection Drug Users Study and the AIDS Care Cohort to Evaluate Exposure to Survival Services at the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). She oversees and coordinates the staff at the frontline BCCSU research office at 439 East Hastings

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Dr. Keith Ahamad

Dr. Keith Ahamad, MD, is a Clinician Researcher with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Director of the Addiction Medicine Enhanced Skills Training Program at UBC, Division Lead for Addiction in the Department

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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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Dr. Geoff Bardwell

Dr. Geoff Bardwell Bardwell is a Research Scientist at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). He is a community-based qualitative health researcher who focuses primarily on opioid use, overdose prevention, and the implementation of public health interventions targeted toward people who use drugs. His research uses qualitative and

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Dr. Rielle Capler

Dr. Rielle Capler holds a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters in Health Administration. Dr. Capler’s research interests focus on drug policy and cannabis, including instrumental uses of cannabis and policy implications for equitable access. In her position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Capler is working with Dr. M-J

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