Staff:

 

Kevin Harris

Kevin Harris – Director of Research at the BC Children’s Hospital Heart Centre; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist and Investigator at BC Children’s; and President of the Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Society.

  • Research Areas: Interventional pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular outcomes, preventive cardiology
Shubhayan Sanatani

Shubhayan Sanatani – Division Head of Cardiology, BC Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Pediatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and Investigator, BC Children’s; and Former President of Research for the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society.

  • Research Areas: Pediatric electrophysiology, arrhythmias, inherited arrhythmias, sudden death
Martin Hosking

Martin Hosking – Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist, Clinical Associate Professor and Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital

  • Research Area: Coronary Artery Vasculopathy and applications of Optical Coherence Tomography
Kathryn Armstrong

Kathryn Armstrong – Pediatric Cardiologist and Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC.

  • Research Area: Heart function, pediatric heart transplant, dysautonomia of adolescence
Derek Human

Derek Human Pediatric Cardiologist, Clinical Professor and Investigator

Walter Duncan Walter Duncan – Pediatric Cardiologist, Clinical Professor, Program Director (Subspecialty Program in Pediatric Cardiology), and Investigator
  • Research Area: Clinical pediatric cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiac catheterization
Dr. Shreya Moodley Shreya Moodley Pediatric Cardiologist, Clinical Assistant Professor
Ashok Kakadekar Ashok Kakadekar – Pediatric Cardiologist
George Sandor George Sandor Professor Emeritus and Investigator
  • Research Area: Congenital heart disease, echocardiography, cardiac vascular function
Sonia Franciosi

Sonia Franciosi – Research Associate

  • Research Area: Pediatric Arrhythmia, sudden death, and the autonomic nervous system
Astrid De Souza Astrid De Souza – Exercise Physiologist and investigator

Affiliated Researchers:

Christine Voss

Christine Voss – Research Associate

  • Research Areas: Physical activity and Congenital Heart Disease

Clinical Trainees:

Steven Rathgeber

Steven Rathgeber – Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

  • Research Area: Fontan physiology
No photo available Nitin Arora – Interventional Pediatric Cardiology Fellow 
Research Area: Interventional pediatric cardiology
No photo available Saketh Vijayashankar – Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

Graduate Students:

Mimi Kuan Mimi Kuan – Experimental Medicine Master’s Student
  • Research Area: Congenital Heart Disease, Physical Activity and Pulse Wave Velocity
Dania Kallas Dania Kallas – Experimental Medicine Master’s Student 
  • Research Area: Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in Children
Claire Galvin Claire Galvin – Experimental Medicine Master’s Student
  • Research Area: Symptom Management & Quality of Life in Dysautonomia of Adolescence
Caroline Illmann Caroline Illmann – Experimental Medicine Master’s Student

Previous Trainees

Eimear McGovern

Eimear McGovern – Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

  • Research Area: Interventional pediatric cardiology  
  • Winner (Fellow category): 29th Annual National Pediatric Resident and Fellow Research Competition for work entitled “Optical coherence tomography for the early detection of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in cardiac transplant recipients: Findings from the International Pediatric OCT Registry” - 2017