Executive Vice-Dean
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

As Executive Vice Dean, Dr. Deborah Money plays a major role in the management of the Faculty of Medicine, including working with the Faculty in the implementation of the five year strategic plan. She will also provide operational leadership to Department Heads and School Directors, as well as oversight of academic standards and the administrative functions of the Faculty.

Dr. Money is a distinguished member of our community as an alumna, Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, associate member in the Department of Medicine and the School of Population and Public Health, and active clinician and researcher in Reproductive Infectious Diseases.  She trained with a BSc in Microbiology, then completed her MD followed by her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UBC. Dr. Money did a clinical and research Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington, and returned to UBC and to the Oak Street campus as the first individual in Canada with this combined training. Most recently, Dr. Money was Vice President, Research at BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, Provincial Health Services Authority.

In collaboration with colleagues at UBC, Dr. Money has developed an education and translational research program in Reproductive Infectious Diseases with research focused on three major areas: HIV in pregnancy, Human papilloma virus (HPV), and the prevention of cervical cancer; and most recently is leading a personalized medicine research program (CIHR/Genome BC) to understand the role of the vaginal microbiome in health and disease. She is also actively involved in teaching at the undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education (CME) level, and established the first fellowship in Infectious Diseases for Obstetrician/Gynecologists in Canada.