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Team Spotlight

Get to know Jason Curran

Q: What is your position at RCCBC?

A: Regional Practice Lead, Research and Knowledge Translation
Q: What does that mean?

A: Initiating, leading and supporting rural health research and its mobilization to practice and policy.
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words. 

A: Connected, relationships, supportive.
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc? 

A: The privilege of having purpose in my work, and the challenge of working and supporting health delivery in rural and remote communities across British Columbia (BC).
Q: What do you like most about your job? 

A: The diversity of the projects, the connections to community members and the professionals I have the good fortune to work with.
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCCbc?

A: Creating and organizing the inaugural BC Rural Health Research Exchange in November 2020—an event that put the spotlight on rural health research across BC.
Q: What hashtags best describe your personality?

A: #generalist #lighthearted
Q: What do you like to do on your days off?

A: Run, cycle, paddle board and go hiking with my daughter every Saturday morning.
Q: Where is your favourite place in BC?

A: Tofino.
Q: What is one thing we might be surprised to learn about you?

A: I moonlight as a Penticton Auxiliary Firefighter and used to work as a journalist.
Q: What one thing can you not live without?

A: Running shoes.
Q: What is the next item on your bucket list?

A: Multi-day bikepacking trip through BC.

Other team members

Dr. Sara Sandwith

Co-Lead, Rural Obstetrics & Maternity Sustainability Program

Dr. Videsh Kapoor

Lead, Rural Global Health Partnership Initiative

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