Ensuring Excellence in Health Services Delivery and Patient Care

The Canadian Centre for Group Appointments (CCGA) includes nationally and internationally recognized scientists and researcher. CCGA collaborators have been extensively involved in various sectors of health research and bring with them an expanse of experience and partnerships.

If you are a researcher with a passion to make a difference in our heath services delivery and chronic disease management consider collaborating with the CCGA.

Join a group of fellow scientists who are actively committed to making a difference in health services delivery and patient care.


Professor Carlo Marra, Pharm D, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Associate Professor, UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Marra is a Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the Director of the Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) located at UBC. He is also a Scientist in the Centre for Health


Jennifer Davis, PhD

CIHR Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Population and Public Health Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation

Jennifer is a CIHR postdoctoral fellow in the School of Population and Public Health at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. She is co-supervised by Professor Stirling Bryan and Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose. Jennifer’s post-doctoral fellowship (PDF) explores the potential benefit of using patient-centered and outcome-based performance metrics in health care to evaluate performance of actors within the health care system

Professor Karim Khan, MD, PhD, MBA

MD PhD, Fellow Australian College of Sports Physicians,
Diploma of Sport Medicine (CASM),
Fellow American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr. Khan is Professor and investigator with the UBC Department of Family Practice. He has achieved international recognition for studies promoting greater mobility among vulnerable seniors.


Kenneth Madden, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Geriatric Medicine,
UBC Department of Medicine

Dr Madden's educational background is as follows:

1. Medical Degree, Queen's University
2. Masters of Science, Cardiovascular Physiology, Queen's University


Laura Housden


Coming soon...

Professor Martin Dawes, MD

MB.BS, MD., FRCGP, Royal Canadian Legion Professor
Head, Department of Family Practice

Dr. Dawes began his career in the UK, studying medicine at the London Hospital. He completed a primary care-focused postgraduate education in Bath and then moved to Oxford where he spent the next nine years in an office-based Family Practice providing primary care and obstetric intra-partum care. In 1992,


Maureen Ashe

Associate Professor
UBC Family Practice

Maureen Ashe is an Associate Professor in Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar, and a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator.


Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PT, PhD

Canada Research Chair
Research Director, Falls Prevention Clinic
Associate Professor, UBC Department of Physical Therapy

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PhD, PT, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, and Director the Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Function Laboratory. Dr. Liu-Ambrose is a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience and a Peter Wall Institute Scholar.


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