The Research Leadership Council is made up of investigators and clinical researchers from across BC Children's Hospital who contribute important perspectives for enhancing our research environment. A decision-making body, the Council guides emerging initiatives and strategic investments, and gives voice to ideas and issues arising across our large research community. 

Chair:

Dr. Wyeth Wasserman
Executive Director and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute
Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia 
Senior Scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia 

Members:

Dr. Mark Ansermino
Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Senior Associate Clinician Scientist and Director of Research for Pediatric Anesthesia, BC Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, University of British Columbia

Dr. Quynh Doan
Investigator and Pediatric Emergency Physician, BC Children's Hospital 
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia

Dr. Soren Gantt
Director, Clinical Research, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital 
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Michael Kobor
Lead, Healthy Starts Research Theme, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Senior Scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia 
Sunny Hill BC Leadership Chair in Child Development
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Social Epigenetics

Dr. Megan Levings
Lead, Childhood Diseases Research Theme, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia  

Dr. Kishore Mulpuri
Co-Lead, Evidence to Innovation Research Theme, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, BC Children’s Hospital 
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedics, University of British Columbia

Dr. Ian Pike 
Co-Lead, Evidence to Innovation Research Theme, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
Director, BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit
Co-Executive Director, The Community Against Preventable Injuries
Principal Investigator, CIHR Team in Child and Youth Injury Prevention
AUTO21 Network Researcher

Dr. Laura Sly
Lead, Immunity in Health & Disease Research Group, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Evelyn Stewart
Lead, Brain, Behaviour & Development Research Theme, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Division of Clinical & Behavioural Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
Medical Director, Pediatric OCD Program (POP) and Consultant Psychiatrist
Lecturer, Harvard Medical School
Non-Clinical Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Stuart Turvey
Investigator, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute
Aubrey J. Tingle Professor of Pediatric Immunology
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious and Immunological Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia

Dr. Bruce Verchere
Lead, Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories, and Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Irving K Barber Chair in Diabetes Research
Professor, Department of Surgery, and Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Jill Zwicker
Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia
Associate Member, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Clinician Scientist, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children  
Associate Investigator, Kids Brain Health Network