UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 18 | Nov.
Janet Teasdale is the new director, Student Development
in Student Development and Services (formerly Student Services).
Teasdale will be responsible for the overall development and management
of student development programs including orientation programs,
peer programs, and student success. Student Development will also
establish student development officers in faculties and other units.
Teasdale was formerly first-year coordinator, Office of the Vice-President,
Psychology Prof. Ken Craig has received the American Pain
Society 2002 Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children's Pain
The award recognizes advocacy efforts to improve management of
pain in children.
Craig was honoured for his work in developing widely used measures
for assessing and understanding pain in babies and young children
experiencing pain from injuries, disease, and medical procedures.
Deborah Robinson is the new associate registrar, Student
Recruitment, Admissions and Awards in Enrollment Services.
Her responsibilities include providing leadership and direction
in the areas of undergraduate student recruitment, admissions and
awards. She will also work with faculties to coordinate enrolment
planning to achieve the university's admission goals.
Robinson was previously assistant dean, Strategic and Academic
Planning, in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Prof. Sid Katz has been named executive
director, Community Affairs.
The objectives of the new position are to strengthen the integration
of UBC more visibly into the community by creating substantive programs
and building meaningful relationships that make academia and university
research more approachable and accessible to the university community,
government, media and the community at large.
The position has been jointly created by the vice-president, Research,
and the vice-president, External and Legal Affairs.