Get to know Dr. Dee Taylor!
Q: Where do you live?
A: Eagle Bay, British Columbia (BC), within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territory of the Secwepemc Nation.
Q: What is your position at RCCbc?
A: My role is Scientific Director.
Q: What does that mean?
A: I help the team consider the ongoing questions: Have we looked at the evidence, what is considered evidence and how does this help us action the goals of RCCbc?
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words.
A: Walks the talk.
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc?
A: I love how research, when done collaboratively, acts as a vehicle for change and as a catalyst for conversations.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Learning from others and leveraging research and scholarly knowledge to support the great work of RCCbc.
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCCbc?
A: I’m proud every time I get to introduce myself as part of RCCbc network!
Q: What hashtags best describe your personality?
A: #persistence #patience
Q: What do you like to do on your days off?
A: I enjoy reading, watching birds, boating, and hanging out on the deck.
Q: Where is your favourite place in British Columbia?
A: On the lake in Eagle Bay, which is located on the southern shore of Shuswap Lake.
Q: What one thing might we be surprised to learn about you?
A: I used to be a competitive gymnast—and I can imitate a chicken clucking pretty well.
Q: Pick one song that best describes you and why?
A: “Beautiful Life” by Ace of Base. There are so many things there that are going to lift you up, like this song—and gratitude is my theme song. Plus, try and keep a frown and resist dancing while listening to it. You just can’t help smiling and dancing.
Other team members
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Dr. Kirsten Miller
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