Dr. Caitlin Dunne has been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2019. She is a partner and co-director at the Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine (PCRM), specializing in fertility and egg freezing. With locations throughout western Canada, PCRM is one of the country’s largest and fastest growing fertility clinics. It was named one of Canada’s best managed companies in 2019. Dunne is also a clinical assistant professor at UBC and a widely published health advocate in the popular media. She serves as a director of Fertile Future, which provides fertility preservation for young people with cancer.
Dr. Zachary Laksman has been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2019. He is a clinical assistant professor in the UBC Department of Medicine, a cardiac electrophysiologist, and the director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Atrial Fibrillation and the Inherited Arrhythmia clinics. He specializes in the management of heart rhythm disorders including heart rhythm surgeries and devices. Laksman is a clinician/scientist with a specific focus on stem cell disease modelling and drug screening, cardiogenetics, and personalized medicine. He is the inaugural Dr. Charles Kerr Distinguished Scholar in Cardiovascular Genetics and holds a Health Professional-Investigator Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.
Rhea B. Tregebov
Professor Rhea B. Tregebov has published a new novel, Rue des Rosiers (http://coteaubooks.com/index/2/713/rue-de-rossiers/), with Coteau Books.
Judith M. Williams
Judith M. Williams (assistant professor emerita, Art History, Visual Art and Theory) has been researching and writing about her beloved Bute Inlet and the surrounding area for several decades. Her latest book, Cougar Companions, focuses on the hardscrabble life of logger and trapper August Schnarr, who, along with his daughters, raised newborn cougar kittens as pets.