Kate Jongbloed receives the 2017/2018 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Kate Jongbloed, PhD student in the School of Population and Public Health receives the 2017/2018 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. This recognition is presented each year to a small number of graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning at UBC.

Jongbloed’s contributions to the quality of teaching at SPPH and UBC have made her an outstanding Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant awardee. Both graduate students and faculty members recognize her valuable contributions and commitment to teaching and learning. She has also made tremendous contributions to SPPH’s educational mission and has been instrumental in supporting the development of innovative course offerings to meet society’s emerging challenges.

She is currently a PhD candidate at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, where she is investigating The Cedar Project WelTel mHealth intervention for HIV prevention and treatment among young Indigenous people who use illicit drugs in Prince George and Vancouver, BC.

A reception to recognize the recipients of the 2017/2018 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award will be taking place at the UBC Vancouver campus today.