Our Team


Kevin Harris
Director of Research at the BC Children’s Hospital Heart Centre; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist and Investigator at BC Children’s; and President of the Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Society.

  • Research Areas: Interventional pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular outcomes, preventive cardiology

Shubhayan Sanatani Division Head of Cardiology, BC Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Pediatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and Investigator, BC Children’s; and Former President of Research for the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society.

  • Research Areas: Pediatric electrophysiology, arrhythmias, inherited arrhythmias, sudden death

Martin Hosking – Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist, Clinical Associate Professor and Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital

  • Research Area: Coronary Artery Vasculopathy and applications of Optical Coherence Tomography

Kathryn Armstrong – Pediatric Cardiologist and Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC.

  • Research Area: Heart function, pediatric heart transplant, dysautonomia of adolescence

Christine Voss – Research Associate

  • Research Areas: Physical activity and Congenital Heart Disease

Sonia Franciosi – Research Associate

  • Research Area: Pediatric Arrhythmia, sudden death, and the autonomic nervous system

Astrid De Souza – Exercise Physiologist


Eimear McGovern –
Pediatric Cardiology Fellow
  • Research Area: Interventional pediatric cardiology  
  • Winner (Fellow category): 29th Annual National Pediatric Resident and Fellow Research Competition for work entitled “Optical coherence tomography for the early detection of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in cardiac transplant recipients: Findings from the International Pediatric OCT Registry” - 2017

Steven Rathgeber – Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

  • Research Area: Fontan physiology 

Anas Manouzi – Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

  • Research Area: Electrophysiology