Staff Team

The Cluster's day-to-day operations are supported by our wonderful staff team. They cover everything from coordinating events to facilitating meetings to creating content for our blogpodcast and more.

  • Muna Ibrahim

    Muna Ibrahim

    Office Administration & Finance Assistant

    University of British Columbia

    Muna has worked in women's health and behavioural neuroscience research for 6 years. As a research technician at the Galea lab, she manages the lab's finances, and is actively involved in studies exploring sex differences in the affects of exercise on cognition, as well as the impact of motherhood and diet on neuroplasticity in an Alzheimer's disease model. As an Office Administration & Finance Assistant with the Women's Health Research Cluster, Muna works closely with Katherine Moore to manage Cluster finances and coordinate working groups.

  • bonnie

    Bonnie Lee

    Events & Communications Assistant, PhD Student

    University of British Columbia

    Bonnie Lee is our Events & Communications assistant, Trainee Cluster Lead, and Trainee Member. She is a Neuroscience PhD Candidate at the University of British Columbia studying with Dr. Liisa Galea in the Laboratory of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology.

  • Katherine

    Katherine Moore

    Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives

    University of British Columbia

    Katherine's career has focused on advancing the health and wellbeing of all youth in BC. Working towards this goal, she has contributed to various projects in the healthcare, education and public sectors relating to health promotion, community engagement and research.

  • Shayda

    Shayda Swann

    Blog Co-coordinator

    University of British Columbia

    Shayda is a our Blog Co-coordinator for the Women's Health Blog. She is a graduate student and Vanier scholar at the University of British Columbia in the combined Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD) program. She has a keen interest in HIV, women’s health, and endocrinology. Her thesis work is exploring the impacts of HIV and social factors on hormonal dysregulation and healthy aging in women.

  • Amy

    Amy Thachil

    Events & Communications Assistant

    University of British Columbia

    Amy is a graduate student at the University of British Columbia, pursuing her masters degree in experimental medicine. Her work focuses on biomarkers of rejection in kidney transplant recipients. Amy has a strong interest in medical research and is keen to explore research topics with relevance to clinical care. She is excited to work with the Women’s Health Research Cluster to highlight topics and issues that pertain to women’s health. 

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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