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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Dr. Ekaterina Nosova

Ekaterina Nosova, PhD, is a Senior Statistician with the BC Centre on Substance Use. She works closely with Drs. Kanna Hayashi, Kora DeBeck, M-J Milloy, Thomas Kerr and other researcher scientists at the BCCSU, providing high-level advice to the leadership and investigators regarding complex data access, statistical analyses and challenging

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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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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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Kelsey Antifaeff

Kelsey Antifaeff, MSW, RCSW is a clinical social worker at Vancouver General Hospital. Kelsey has an interest in comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for individuals living with mental illness and substance use disorders (concurrent disorders). Through the Fellowship, she hopes to build clinical skills working with youth and adults living

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Elspeth Humphreys

Elspeth Humphreys, BSW, MSW, RSW is a certified clinician in Emotion Focused Family Therapy and the Regional Coordinator of Fraser Health’s Eating Disorders Programs. She is also the Provincial Chair of the Eating Disorder & Substance Use working group & she has a pending position on the board for the

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Erika McLaren

Erika McLaren, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW has been employed by Interior Health Authority (IHA) since 2015, focusing in the areas of Inpatient Psychiatry and Community Mental Health. Erika’s current role is with Cedar Sage Health and Wellness as the Social Worker on a multidisciplinary team. Erika’s clinical interests include: ADHD,

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Ainslie Cook

Ainslie Cook, MSW RSW is a social worker at the Oak Tree Clinic at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre. By enrolling in the Fellowship, Ainslie hopes to enhance her clinical skills while working across differing substance use sites and models of recovery, as well as learning more about the

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