Contact BREB

UBC Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB) Staff

Staff are responsible for administering ethics applications, conducting pre-reviews of applications before they are assigned to a BREB member for review, and provide guidance and advice to researchers about application requirements, UBC policy as it applies to research ethics, and BREB practices. 

If you have technical questions about functions in the RISe platform, please contact the RISe support desk directly (

If you are unsure of who to contact, send the details of your query to and she will direct you to the appropriate staff member.

For queries related to medical resident projects, or for other initial application questions: 
Anita Lillquist, BREB Review Coordinator
604 827-5597 | 

For Indigenous-related research:
Wendy Bond, Research Ethics Project Officer
604-822-4581 |

For new Harmonized applications and for students engaging in above-minimal-risk research:
Maria Valente, BREB Acting Manager
604-827-5112 |

For questions related to submitting a Post-Approval application (amendment, annual renewal, study closure, request for acknowledgement):
Leah Meanwell, Jr. Research Ethics Review Coordinator-Behavioural

#102, Technology Enterprise Facility (TEF) III
6190 Agronomy Road Campus map
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Fax: 604-822-5093

Additional Contacts

If you are a UBC Okanagan researcher, please contact the UBCO BREB.

For clinical research support, please contact UBC CREB 

Affiliated Research Ethics Boards

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