Join us in congratulating Kendrew Wong and Leora Pearl-Dowler!

Congratulations to all the winners from the 2022 BCCHR Summer Student Research Program!

For over 34 years, the Summer Student Research Program has enabled university students to participate in child and family health research under the supervision of BC Children’s Hospital investigators.

The Summer Student Research Program is a collaboration between UBC, BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Care Centre that fosters research awareness and interest for undergraduate and medical students from local, national and international academic institutions.

Research Education Services Team

Kendrew is the Session 5 winner and Leora won Session 7!

“Kendrew is an incredibly motivated medical student and already so excited at this career stage to improve care for children through research and scholarly work.”

– Dr. Sylvia Cheng, Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT B.C. Children’s Hospital
See Kendrew’s abstract, page 61

“Congratulations to Leora for this outstanding presentation and the superb support and supervision she got this summer from her mentor Dr. Katelynn Boerner and the LLAH team!”

– Dr. Tim Oberlander, Professor, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

See Leora’s abstract, page 76

Claire Sie, Ben Shaw and Emily Kon

A special shout out to Claire Sie, supervised by Dr. Bruce Vallance, Emily Kon supervised by Dr. Kevan Jacobson and Benjamin Shaw supervised Dr. Anamaria Richardson.

And last but not least, a hearty thank you to the Research Education team for their flawless coordination putting on a hybrid event during the pandemic.