Our Team

The Vancouver Infectious Diseases team consists of DoctorsNurses, Research and Administrative staff who work together in the clinic and within the community to achieve our goals.

We have also partnered up with various organizations to extend the reach and efficiency of our work. 

Reach out if you want to partner with us, or if you want to learn more about our work. 


Our Doctors

Dr. Brian Conway - MD, FRCPC

Medical President,

Infectious Diseases Specialist

Dr. David Truong - MD, FRCPC

Infectious Diseases Specialist


Our Nurses

Shawn Sharma

Clinical / Outreach Nurse 

Leo Yamamoto

Clinical Research Nurse 

Wenzy Valdez

Licensed Practical Nurse


Anna Tittemore (Kelowna)

Licensed Practical Nurse


Our Research Staff

Melissa Chan

Research Assistant 

Nadia Tarazi

Clinical Research Coordinator 

Sasha Varfolomeev

Clinical Research Coordinator

Shanna Yi

Research Associate 

Our Administrative Staff

Rossitta Yung

General Manager 

Christine Tran

Medical Office Assistant 

Kitty Poon

Medical Office Assistant 

Valerie Santos

Medical Office Assistant 

Alexa Dermenjian

Executive Assistant


Our Partners

VIDC is not working alone. We are a part of a much larger community, made up of pharmaceutical companies, other medical providers and non-profit organizations. Together, we make greater strides towards the goal of developing better systems of care to vulnerable populations.