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Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre

our Values

Our Mission

The Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre (VIDC) is a research and medical centre that delivers specialty healthcare and expert, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of chronic infectious diseases, with an emphasis on HCV and HIV. VIDC also provides specialized addiction and pain management care. Services are provided in both English and French.
Through innovative models of intervention, VIDC particularly seeks to engage vulnerable patients in health care within a multidisciplinary model. We provide peer-friendly education about disease, novel antiviral medications (often available only within research protocols), and comprehensive support during and after treatment.

Our Vision

Our vision at VIDC is to use healthcare to promote long-term patient engagement as an agent for social change for the marginalized population. We believe in the premise of our “Four Legged Chair Model.” As per this model, our patient care encompasses physical health, mental health, addictions and social support needs to provide a community-based holistic approach to care.

That’s VIDC.

our Doctors

Dr. Brian Conway

Medical Director & Infectious Diseases Specialist, MD FRCPC

Dr. David Truong

Infectious Disease Specialist, MD FRCPC

our Teams

Management Team

Dr. Brian Conway: President & Medical Director 

Rossitta Yung: Director of Clinical Trials

Yashna Bhutani: Director of Clinical & Strategic Affairs



Our People​

Arshia Alimohammadi: Clinical Researcher

Astou Thiam: Clinical Researcher

Beatriz Gomez: Phlebotomist

Deanna Woo: Clinical Research Coordinator

Gerilou Fontanilla: Medical Office Assistant

Hannah Pagarigan Tin: Clinical Research Coordinator

Julie Holeksa: Clinical Researcher

Leanne Chan: Clinical Research Assistant

Letitia Chu: Program Assistant

Robyn Parsons: Clinical Support Nurse

Shakiba Lotfi: Medical Office Assistant

Victor Chiang: Clinical Research Coordinator

our Partners

VIDC Parters

Community Partners