30-Second Bio: Jill Zwicker

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Name: Jill Zwicker

Title: Associate Professor

Department/Unit: Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

Location: Vancouver

Year I started working at UBC: 2013

10 words or less to describe what I do at UBC: I work as a scholar, educator, and clinician scientist at UBC, BC Children's Hospital, and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.

The best thing about my work/role at UBC: The best thing about my work at UBC is the network of faculty, staff, clinicians, trainees, and families with whom I work. They say it takes a village to raise a child; it also takes a village to run a successful research program! I am grateful for those who share my vision and who work together to make a difference for children and families. UBC and affiliates have supported me in this endeavour.

My favourite place to spend my lunch hour: I enjoy meeting friends and colleagues at Mahoney's for lunch - especially on the patio in the summer! Whenever possible, I join my colleagues on Thursdays for a 30min walk on campus over our lunch time (rain or shine). We aim to reach a forested area to get the benefit of being closer to nature!

My top UBC tip for my colleagues, or for someone beginning their UBC journey: Take the time to explore the campus and all it has to offer!