The UBC Office of Research Ethics oversees the Behavioural and Clinical Research Ethics Boards, and is associated with the Ethics Board at UBC's Okanagan campus, as well as UBC's affiliated teaching hospitals.
UBC Office of Research Ethics
Laurel Evans, Director, Research Ethics
The Director is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the Program for Human Research Participant Protections at the University. The position is responsible for ensuring that ethics processes and polices at the University meet local, provincial, national and international requirements. Learn more about Laurel’s research ethics background.
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Jean Ruiz, Senior Behavioural Research Ethics Analyst
The Senior Research Ethics Analyst develops policy, guidance, and educational programs in the area of social science and behavioural research ethics principles and processes. She also manages the BREB.
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Leah Meanwell, Jr. Research Ethics Review Coordinator-Behavioural
The BREB Jr. Research Ethics Review Coordinator advises researchers on BREB policies and expectations, and coordinates the review of post-approval activities for behavioural applications.
Maria Valente, BREB Research Ethics Review Officer
The BREB Review Coordinator advises researchers on BREB policies and expectations, coordinates the review of behavioural applications, and oversees harmonized ethics reviews.
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Anita Lillquist, BREB Review Coordinator
The BREB Review Coordinator advises researchers on BREB policies and expectations, and coordinates the review of behavioural applications.
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Wendy Bond, Research Ethics Coordinator, Compliance & Outreach
The Research Ethics Coordinator is responsible for compliance-related activities including US FCOI, advises researchers on BREB policies and expectations, assists in the review of behavioural applications, and manages the Office of Research Ethics website.
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Pia Ganz, CREB Manager
The CREB Manager oversees the functioning of the CREB staff and Board, monitors ethical review process standards, and advises on compliance with ethics policies.
Elmira Chan, Pre-Post Review Manager
The CREB Pre-Post Review Manager is responsible for managing the review of new minimal risk and full board applications and associated deferral/proviso responses, post-approval activities, and general inquiries.
Sarah Flann, Research Ethics Coordinator
The CREB Ethics Review Coordinator is responsible for the review of new minimal risk and full board applications and associated deferral/proviso responses, post-approval activities, and general inquiries.
Svitlana Franchuk, Administrative Assistant
The CREB Administrative Assistant is responsible for handling incoming general inquiries, minimal risk post-approval activities, SAEs, and fee payment. Svitlana is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
UBC CREB Office
Room 210, Research Pavilion
828 West 10th Avenue Google Map
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9