Our Team

Our passionate multi-disciplinary team works together to improve the lives of people living with persistent pain.  Here they are! 

 

Medical Staff

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Medical Director

Brenda Lau MD FRCPC FFPMANZCA MM CGIMS (Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology) Co-founder and Medical Director CHANGEpain Clinic

 

Physicians

Alan Berkman MBChB DA(SA) FRCPC FIPP CIPS (Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology)

Alyssa Hodgson MA MD FRCPC (Anesthesiology)

Aniz Khalfan MBChB FRCPC (Anesthesiology)

Allan Lam MD RAc CGIMS (General Practitioner)

Brenda Lau MD FRCPC FFPMANZCA MM CGIMS, (Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology) Co-founder and Medical Director CHANGEpain Clinic

Marcus Lem MD FRCPC (Public Health, Preventive Medicine)

Max Sun MD FRCPC (Rheumatology) iSITES Program Medical Director

Ian K Tsang MD FRCPC (Rheumatology)

Patrick Yu MD FRCPC (Anesthesiology)

 

Fellows

Patrick Yu MD FRCPC (Anesthesiology)

 

Nurses

Hossein Atashnak BSN MSc, CCRN

Akbar Bayat BSN, MSN, CCRN

Kathy Burnie RN

Tamara Larson RN

Madison Nobbs BScN, RN


Integrative Pain Services Team

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Director of Integrated Health

Lindsay Rite  DC BSc(Kin), CSEP-CEP (Chiropractor, Exercise Physiologist) Director of Integrative Health, Lead Research Advisor

 

Allied Health Team

Sarah Borthwick BSc (Hons), MOT (Occupational Therapist), PgCPain

Krista Friesen BA, MSc, CYT, CPI, PgCPain (Pilates/Yoga Teacher and Pain Coach)

Sarah Jamieson BComm, CYT, PgCPain (Yoga Teacher and Pain Coach)

Judy LePage PhD, RPsych (Registered Psychologist)

Tony LePage PhD, RPsych (Registered Psychologist)

Timothy Muller  PT, BSc, MMT (Physiotherapist)

Stephen Blaxland PT (Physiotherapist)

Courtney Zoschke BSc (Kin)

Leroy Ho BSc (Kin)

Hanna Rakowska RDH, RHN, CHCP (Holistic Nutritionist)

Lindsay Rite  DC BSc(Kin), CSEP-CEP (Chiropractor, Exercise Physiologist) Director of Integrative Health, Lead Research Advisor


Clinic Staff

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Admin Team

Shawn Cash BSc, Operations Manager

Doris Young Administrative Officer

Quicktech IT Support

 

Patient Care Coordinators

Daphne Galario BEEd

Tiana Kruzel

Clinical Chroniclers

Our clinicians like to spend time with patients!  We have employed Clinical Chroniclers to complete documentation and other tasks to allow our clinicians to focus their time on patients as much as possible. Our chroniclers are recent university graduates or university students from UBC Kinesiology or Simon Fraser University's Co-op Program.

Michael Wu BKin

Keiko Patterson BScH

Sunny Virk BKin

Courtney Zoschke BSc (Kin)

Jocelyn Chan Kinesiology Intern

Brian Tang Kinesiology Intern

Pavneet Dhanoa Kinesiology Intern

Lianna Rushworth Kinesiology Intern


Research and Volunteers

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Research Team

Brenda Lau MD FRCPC FFPMANZCA MM CGIMS (Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology) Co-founder and Medical Director CHANGEpain Clinic

Lindsay Rite DC BSc(Kin), CSEP-CEP (Chiropractor, Exercise Physiologist) Director of Integrative Health, Lead Research Adviser

Carson Berry BSc (Research Assistant)

Curtis May BKin, UBC Med Student (Research Assistant)

Yasmin Khalili Health Sciences Intern (Research Assistant)

Angelo Graffos BKin (Research Assistant)

Courtney Zoschke BSc (Kin) (Research Assistant)

Angela Tescon MSc (Research Adviser)

 

Volunteers

Tophy David BSc 

Brian Hayes MSc Candidate

Thida Maung  Molecular Biology Intern

Veda Men Biology Intern

Puneet Pannu Biology Intern

Sharmaine Salarda Kinesiology Intern

Spencer Ho BKin

Rachel Yiu Kinesiology Intern

Graham Itcush Pre-Medicine Intern

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