Board Members

Brodie Sakakibara, PhD, is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. He is also an Investigator with the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Southern Medical Program at UBC – Okanagan. Brodie’s research focuses on chronic disease self-management and behaviour change among people with stroke and heart disease, and on the use of technology for the delivery of health and rehabilitation services.

    January 28, 2021

    Brodie Sakakibara

    Brodie Sakakibara, PhD, is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. He is also […]
    January 28, 2021

    Rebecca A. Brover

    Rebecca is a Certified Holacracy Coach with expertise in continuing professional development, and organizational behavior, and change adoption. Her specific areas of expertise are fostering cultures […]
    January 27, 2021

    Maureen Oliver

    Following Graduation from the University of New Brunswick with a BN, Maureen started her career in Maternal/Child health in Toronto at Sick Kids and Women’s Hospitals. […]
    January 26, 2021

    Leslie Louie

    Leslie is a registered social worker who has a passion for patient & family-centered care derived from her own experience of parenting a child with special […]
    January 19, 2021

    Liz Sajdak

    Liz has over 17 years clinical experience in the UK National Health Service ranging from a registered nurse to Public Health Practitioner. The latter role was […]
    January 19, 2021

    Dr. Mary Jung

    Dr. Mary Jung is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health and Social Development at University of British Columbia, and a Michael Smith Foundation Health […]
    January 14, 2021

    Dr. Chris Rauscher

    Dr. Chris Rauscher worked as a hospital and community pharmacist and then went on to medical training with Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine qualifications. His main […]
    June 3, 2019

    Alifa Khan

    Alifa is a passionate patient advocate who embraces the core principles of patient and family involvement in all aspects of the patient experience. She currently engages […]
    September 28, 2017

    Mary Ellen Benzik

    Mary Ellen is a physician healthcare executive with proven ambulatory results across varied complex scalable enterprises encompassing care redesign, quality and safety and a decade of […]
    September 28, 2017

    Betty-Ann Busse

    Betty Ann has over 40 years leadership and executive experience across the health care services continuum in three provinces in Canada. Betty Ann has always had […]
    September 28, 2017

    Shawn Smith

    Shawn Smith is a Master Trainer and a facilitator for Chronic Disease Self-Management programs in Washington and California. Shawn has expertise in self-managing his condition of […]
    September 28, 2017

    Patsy Beattie-Hugan

    Patsy Beattie-Huggan, BN, MScN is the founder and President of The Quaich Inc., a PEI based health promotion consulting company incorporated in 1998. Building on her […]