Division of Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the UBC Department of Medicine is actively involved in combating infectious diseases through patient care, education, and research. We are part of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and work through Vancouver General and UBC Hospitals, St. Paul’s Hospital, BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital, G.F. Strong Hospital, the BC Cancer Agency and the BC Centre for Disease Control.

 

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Av-Gay, Yossef Drug discovery, Macrophage biology, Tuberculosis
Bowie, William infections (travel, sexually transmitted diseases, water borne, vector borne, zoonotic); bioterrorism; antibiotic use; public health issues related to communicable disease; climate change, environmental degredation, inequities and infection, Social, economic and environmental factors which put people at risk for infection
Gonzalez-Montaner, Julio Sergio Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, development of antiretroviral therapies and management strategies
Lester, Richard Digital health, Mobile health (mHealth), Precision Public Health, Patient-centered care, Global Health
Lima, Viviane Dias Biostatistics, Epidemiological Methods, Epidemiology of HIV Disease, Epidemiology of HCV Disease, Public Health, Health care utilization, Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases
Moore, David HIV prevention and control, HIV among men who have sex with men, HIV in sub-Saharan Africa; epidemiology; public health
Reiner, Neil Host/Pathogen Interactions, host defense against intracellular infection and how intracellular microbes disrupt cellular functions to favor their survival
Steiner, Theodore intestinal immunology, innate immunity, gastrointestinal infections