Dr. Dana Devine Accepts Graduate Studies Program Director Position

Dana Devine
Dr. Dana Devine is the Chief Scientist with Canadian Blood Services, as well as a Professor in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UBC since 2000 and a founding member of the Centre for Blood Research. Her areas of research include transfusion medicine, platelet biology, complement biochemistry, and coagulation. Additionally, Dr. Devine serves as Editor in Chief of Vox Sanguinis, a hematology journal published by the International Society of Blood Transfusion. Dr. Devine recently accepted an important leadership position as Graduate Studies Program Director with the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department at UBC, effective March 1, 2018.

In addition to maintaining her internationally recognized work in transfusion science, her very successful laboratory at the CBR, and her other notable roles, Dr. Devine will now bring her strong leadership skills to the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, as she takes on the position of Director of the Graduate Studies program. Dr. Devine’s extensive experience establishing educational programs for trainees, guiding the operation of large-scale initiatives through Canadian Blood Services, and continuing to teach and supervise graduate students makes her an ideal fit for the Director position.

Dr. Devine’s new responsibilities will involve supporting graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows in ensuring the quality of their education, supervision, and career exploration, managing the effective functioning of portfolio areas within the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department, and overseeing the ongoing integrity of the Graduate Studies Program. Dr. Devine will surely excel in the Director position, given her extensive expertise, knowledge, and proven aptitude for leadership.

Congratulations to Dr. Devine on her exciting new role!

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