Appointments

Gwen Chapman Appointed Full Professor
Gwen Chapman was recently appointed Professor, Nutritional Sciences. Chapman joined UBC in 1991 after completing her MSc  and PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on the multiple factors that shape an individual’s everyday eating habits and why we make the decisions we do around food.

Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk Appointed Full Professor
Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk was appointed Professor in 2010. von Keyserlingk, an NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Animal Welfare, joined the Animal Welfare Program in 2002 as an Assistant Professor. She is recognized internationally for her research on care and housing for dairy cows and calves.

Dr. Eduardo Jovel Appointed Director – Indigenous Research Partnerships
Dr. Eduardo Jovel has been appointed Director – Indigenous Research Partnerships for our Faculty.  Eduardo was the founding Director of the Institute for Aboriginal Health. During his 6 plus years in that capacity, he built strong relationships with several First Nations in BC as well as indigenous groups in Latin America and the South Pacific.  He has also been involved in enhancing aboriginal engagement at UBC Farm/CSFS.

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