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 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 Infectious diseases; Digital health; Mobile health (mHealth); Precision Public Health; Patient-centered care; Global Health
Lima, Viviane Dias Aging process; Population health interventions; Health promotion and disease prevention; HIV; Aging; Epidemiology; Statistics; mathematical modelling
Moore, David HIV prevention and control, HIV among men who have sex with men, HIV in sub-Saharan Africa; epidemiology; public health
Steiner, Theodore Innate immunity, intestinal epithelial cells, inflammatory bowel disease, C difficile infection, tropical medicine, international health

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