My research focuses on longitudinal analyses with applications to neurological disorders (e.g. spinal cord injury).
What do you hope to accomplish with your research?
I hope that elements of my research will translate into a better understanding of the natural progression of neurological disorders.
What has winning a major award meant to you?
Winning these awards has been very encouraging to pursue my research. These awards also enable me to share my research to a greater extent by travelling to conferences.
What was the best surprise about UBC or life in Vancouver?
The best surprise for me was making such great friends with similar interests!
Why did you decide to study at UBC?
UBC has very strong statistical and neurological programs, arguably the top in Canada. UBC's School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) and International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD) are home to some of the most prominent researchers in the world. It is great to be surrounded by such interesting and creative people!
What advice do you have for new graduate students?
Buy some rain boots and find something to research that you love!