Governance Oversight Committee
The Governance and Oversight Committee is a standing committee of Population Data BC. Its purpose is to guide and support the operations of Population Data BC.
Research institution representatives
Non voting members
All Board members are invited and encouraged to attend Governance Oversight Committee meetings, with a minimum of two present at each meeting.
Advisory Board Members
The Population Data BC Advisory Board was formed to provide direction for achieving our mission as an organisation. In practice, this means directing and guiding the Executive Director in the development of Population Data BC's infrastructure development as well as its operations.
Morris L. Barer, Director, Senior Faculty, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR)
Dr. Morris L. Barer is a Professor and Interim Co-Lead, Health Care Services and Systems, in the new School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is also the current (and was the founding) Director of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Read more ...
Michael Hayes, Director of Health Education and Research, University of Victoria
Michael Hayes received his BA, Geography from McMaster University, his MSc, Health Sciences from McMaster University and his PhD, Geography at McMaster University. Read more ...
C. Peter Keller, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Victoria
The focus of Professor Keller's research and teaching is geographic information. He is interested in how geographic information is used and managed by society, how geographic information can be manipulated and analyzed to help solve real world problems, the relationship between technological innovation and geographic information, and the advancement of geographic information theory. Read more ...
Kim McGrail, Faculty, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR), The University of British Columbia
Kimberlyn McGrail is a member of faculty in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research and Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health. She received her PhD, from the University of British Columbia and both her MPH, and BBA from the University of Michigan. Read more ...
Tim Oberlander, Professor, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, R. Howard Webster Professor in Early Childhood Development, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
Professor Oberlander is a developmental pediatrician studying how early social experience (prenatal maternal mental illness and psychotropic medication exposure) influences biobehavioral development during childhood. Read more ...
Scott Venners, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Venners is interested in the application of biomonitoring and molecular
epidemiology in environmental population and public health policy research. Beyond this, he wants to combine both social-level and
genetic factors into research on how environmental chemicals affect human
health. Read more ...
Meghan Winters, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Meghan Winters is an epidemiologist interested in the link between health, transportation, and city design. She received her Ph.D. in 2011 from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Read more ...