Advisory Committee

The RHSRNbc Advisory Committee is comprised of University Site Leaders, all of whom have extensive experience in rural health services research. Their knowledge and expertise continue to guide RHSRNbc’s activities and events.

Currently, the Advisory Committee has representation from the University of British Columbia (UBC), UBC’s Okanagan Campus (UBCO), the University of Northern BC (UNBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), Selkirk College, the University of Victoria (UVic) and Vancouver Island University (VIU).

Dr. Jonathan Vanderhoek, PhD

Dr. Jonathan Vanderhoek joined Selkirk College in 2016 to work at a teaching-focused institution while living in a community that prioritizes quality of life. Before moving to the Kootenays, he was at large in Texas, completing a Ph.D. and serving as a Clinical Ethics Fellow in various hospitals. His primary academic interests include questions in Biomedical Ethics (e.g., how should we in medicine “treat” the dying process?), Moral Psychology (e.g., what is the role of empathy in making moral judgments?), and Existentialism (e.g., how are we responsible for shaping who we become?).

Dr. Erin Wilson, PhD, NP(F)

Dr. Wilson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George. She holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Health Sciences and maintains a clinical practice as a family nurse practitioner. Her research examines the delivery of primary health care in rural settings. She draws on patient-oriented and interpretive approaches to examine how interprofessional teams can improve access, coordination, and continuity of care in ways that are safe and equitable for patients and communities.

Dr. Colleen Price, PhD

Dr. Colleen Price is a Bachelor of Nursing Program professor at Vancouver Island University. Her primary research interests include mental health and substance misuse, community health nursing and community development, Indigenous health and research.

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