Chris Lovato

Dr. Chris Lovato

Chris Lovato, PhD

Vice Dean, Academic

Professor, School of Population and Public Health


As Vice Dean, Academic, Dr. Lovato will provide oversight of academic standards to the administrative functions of the Faculty, provide support and guidance to academic leadership, and oversee the implementation of the Faculty’s strategic plan.

Dr. Lovato is a professor within the School of Population and Public Health and has served in multiple leadership roles at UBC. She was the interim director of the School between 2016 and 2018 and was director of the Evaluation Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine from 2004 to 2015, leading the development of the UBC database that tracks undergraduate medical students from admission to practice.