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Research Manager, Healthy Starts Theme, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute; Steering Committee Member, Social Exposome Research Cluster, University of British Columbia

Kim Schmidt has a Masters Degree in Neuroscience from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a PhD in Biology from Western University in Ontario. She completed an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship at Simon Fraser University in the Department of Biological Sciences. Currently she works as a research manager for the Healthy Starts theme at the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI) and is a member of the Steering Committee for the Social Exposome Cluster at the University of British Columbia. In these roles she facilitates and conducts research related to understanding how early life environments and experiences influence child development and health.


  • 2018–2020
    Research Manager, BC Children's Research Institute