Allan Best

My interest in better understanding what works for who and why stretches back to dissertation work … uhh, 50 years ago. At the time, as a PhD student in clinical psychology, the interest was in individual therapy – different kinds of therapy work better for different people and different problems. These days, the focus is on health system improvement – how do we make transformative change in complex health systems?

Asif Khowaja, PhD candidate and trainee at C2E2 has received VCHRI Rising Star Award 2017

Asif Khowaja, PhD candidate and trainee at our center has received Rising Star Award for 2017 from Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI). This award recognizes Asif’s research accomplishments and outstanding contributions to the scientific community. We congratulate his academic mentors and family members for this achievement.


Professor Boris Sobolev

A health services researcher and Professor at the School of Population and Public Health, the University of British Columbia focuses on access, delivery and outcomes of care delivery.

Research interest 1: Hip Fracture

Internationally renowned arthritis researcher and health economist, Dr. Deborah Marshall, to spend 3 months at C2E2

Deborah Marshall, Professor at the University of Calgary and Canada Research Chair, Health Services and Systems Research is a Visiting Scholar at C2E2 on Research Leave until the end of March, 2017.