Kelly has been a social worker at BC Children's Hospital since 1997. She has worked in the Intensive Care Unit, the Child Protection Services Unit and on the Cleft Palate/Craniofacial team. She graduated with her Master’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1994 and then moved to BC to work with the Ministry for Children and Family Development for 2 years before coming to Children’s. Kelly began working with the Cochlear implant team in 2008.
Ruth has worked as a pediatric audiologist for the past 6 years after completing her M.Sc. in Audiology and Speech Sciences from the University of British Columbia in 2002. Ruth recently joined the team at Children’s in October 2008, primarily working in the Cochlear Implant Services. Prior to this, she was at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto working on various teams including the Cochlear Implant Program.
Samantha has worked as an Audiometric Technician for over 6 years. She worked at the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for over 5 years before joining the BC Early Hearing program in November 2011 at Children’s & Women’s. She divides her time between Screening newborns and assisting the audiologists in the Cochlear implant program and Audiology department.
Lorna is the Administrative Assistant for Cochlear Implant Services, in addition to the Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Department at BC Children's & Women's. She originally started with Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children in 1996 and has worked in various clinics and departments within BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill including the Visually Impaired Program, Communication Development Department, Child Life, and Sexual Assault Services.