The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is filled to the brim with talented, dedicated and diverse people who are passionate about improving the health of rural people and communities—you really have to meet them! We’re pleased to launch a new series, Team Spotlight, to introduce our intrepid teammates. In their own words, they explain what they do at RCCbc, why they do it, and what hobbies and interests energize them and make them truly unique.
Read on to learn more about our team, and check back here often as we introduce new members every month.
Dr. Kirk McCarroll, FPA Network Lead| Interior Node
Read Dr. Kirk McCarroll’s profile to find out how he got involved with RCCbc.
Robyn Ellsworth, Research Administrative Assistant | Island Node
Read Robyn’s profile in which she shares her favourite place in British Columbia.
Katrina Bepple, Manager, Partnerships and Engagement| Interior Node
Read Katrina’s profile to find out how she got involved with RCCbc.
Olivia Cheng, Communications Officer| Vancouver Node
Read Olivia’s profile who shares her next bucket list item.
Dr. Rahul Gupta, Facilitator for Quality Team Coaching for Rural BC and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program | Vancouver Node
Read Dr. Rahul Gupta’s profile who shares his favourite place in BC.
Dr. Jel Coward, Director, The Comprehensive Approaches to Rural Emergencies Course | Vancouver Node
Read Dr. Jel Cowards’s profile to find out his proudest accomplishment so far at RCCbc.
Dr. Ian Schokking, Healthcare Lead, Rural Continuing Medical Education Program, and Research, Evaluation, and Quality Improvement | Northern Node
Read Dr. Ian Schokking’s profile to learn the next item on his bucket list.
Tom Skinner, Project Coordinator | Vancouver Node
Read Tom’s profile to find out what’s next on his bucket list and how it correlates with the Rural Surgical and Obstetrical Networks program.
Dr. Kirsten Miller, Medical Co-Lead, Sustaining Pediatrics in Rural and Underserved Communities (SPRUCe) | Northern Node
Dr. Kirsten Miller shares her favourite place in British Columbia. Read her profile to find out.
Arianna Hogan, Executive Administrative Assistant | Vancouver Node
Arianna dishes her proudest RCCbc moment. Read her profile to find out what it is.
Dan Harper, Executive Administrative Assistant | Vancouver Node
Dan shares just how many languages he can speak. Read his profile to find out.
Dr. Tracy Morton, Medical Co-lead, Point-of-Care Ultrasound | Northern Node
What motivated Dr. Morton to get involved with RCCbc? Read his profile to find out.
Kim Williams, Networks Director | Vancouver Node
Kim tells us how she came to join RCCbc. Read her profile to find out.
Dr. Dee Taylor, Scientific Director | Interior Node
In which Olympic sport did Dr. Taylor compete? Read her profile to find out.
Eva Jackson, Rural Programs’ Liaison | Vancouver Node
Eva tells us the next item on her bucket list. Read her profile to find out.
Paul Kendal, Networks Coordinator | Vancouver Node
Paul tells us his favourite place to gawk at birds. Read his profile to find out.
Ashley Medwid, Executive Administrative Assistant| Vancouver Node
Ashley tells us her favourite place in British Columba. Read her profile to find out.
Danielle Richey, Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Community Liaison| Northern Node
Danielle tells us what motived her to join RCCbc. Read her profile to find out.
Nicole Hochleitner-Wain, Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) Community Liaison| Interior Node
Nicole describes one of her proudest moments while working at RCCbc. Read her profile to find out.
Tracey DeLeeuw, Administrative Assistant | Interior Node
Want to know what helps Tracey stay grounded? Read her profile to find out.
Jason Curran, Regional Practice Lead, Research and Knowledge Translation | Interior Node
Want to know what Jason moonlights as in his spare time? Read his profile to find out.
Kassia Skolski, Project Coordinator | Vancouver Node
From dance and yoga to boxing and hiking, exercise is Kassia’s medicine. Read her profile to learn more about her and find out what’s next on her bucket list.