Tibor van Rooij, PhD

Dr. Tibor van Rooij is the Digital Health Research Lead at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. Tibor combines 15 years of leadership experience with a strong background in computer science and computational biology, and over 18 years' experience in bioinformatics and health information science research. He is well versed in medical IT planning/strategy, business analysis, development, management and implementation of research software projects, clinical decision support, translation of evidence-based medicine, and medical mobile app development.

Beth Payne

Beth Payne, PhD

Dr. Beth Payne is the Project manager for Digital Health Research at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) and a Research Associate in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. Beth brings 15 years’ experience as a research program manager and academic in the fields of global health and digital health focused on maternal and child health. She is well versed in research project management, partnership development, user experience design, health systems research, and implementation science using mixed methods.

Steering Committee

Tibor van Rooij, Chair

BCCHR

Mark Ansermino, Member

BCCHR, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

Jennifer Krempien, Member

BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

Matthias Görges, Member

BCCHR

Elodie Portales-Casamar, Member

BCCHR

Rick Sethi, Industry Representative

Medtronic

John Jacob, Member

BCCHR, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

Dominik Stoll, Member

Office of Virtual Health (OVH)

Sunny Vafi, Member

Office of Virtual Health (OVH)

Miranda Tymoschuk, Member/Patient Partner

Patient Representative

Melanie Hanson, Member/Patient Partner  

Patient Representative