UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education - The Team Approach to Learning

Our Team

Kristina Hiemstra
Director

Kristina Hiemstra, Director, has been with Interprofessional for nine years. She grew up in Sweden and holds a Bachelor of Adult Education from Linköping University. In advance of working for the University of British Columbia she was with the Burnaby Board of Trade. Kristina enjoys most sports including skiing, hiking and volleyball. She also loves traveling.

Katia Selezeneva
Senior Education Manager

Katia was born and raised in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and moved to Canada in 2002. She has graduated from UBC Sauder School of Business specializing in Human Resource Management. Katia loves traveling and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys practicing yoga, reading and swimming.

Jo Nam
Senior Education Manager

Jo has joined the IP team, initially as a UBC Sauder School of Business co-op student, and has returned for a full-time position. She has a major in Business, and a minor in Philosophy, all at UBC. She likes to read a lot and listen to music.

Cris Ohno
Financial Processing Specialist

Born in the Philippines, Cris grew up most of her life in Canada. Her family consists of husband, two grown up daughters & a mini dashchund. Cris enjoys walking, playing volleyball, gardening, watching her family play hockey and spending time with families.

Melissa Lafrance
Program Assistant

Melissa is originally from Northeastern Ontario and has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph. She moved to Vancouver in 2013, after living in Prince Edward Island for almost 3 years. Melissa’s passions include food, healthy living, and the outdoors.

Pilar Onatra
Program Assistant

Pilar is from Bogota, Colombia. She has a background in filmmaking and a Project Management Certificate from UBC. She has been involved in the non-for–profit sector in Vancouver for many years . Pilar loves spending time with her family and sharing with friends. Enjoys bike riding, rollerblading, yoga, art museums and music concerts.

Jessica Hsu
Marketing Assistant

Jess is a UBC Arts Co-op student with a passion for the healthcare field. She is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology and is planning on pursuing a Master of Public Health. She enjoys yoga, hiking, and wine-tasting.

 

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UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
105-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Tel: 604.827.3112
Fax: 604.822.4835
E-mail: katia.ipce@ubc.ca

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