Chris McBride

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Chris McBride, PhD, Executive Director, Spinal Cord Injury BC. Since 2010, Chris has served as the executive director of Spinal Cord Injury BC, where he brings a passion for making a difference for people with disabilities and their families. He also brings 25 years experience as a researcher and research-community network builder. Chris's past roles include managing director of UBC's ICORD spinal cord injury research centre, managing director of the Rick Hansen Institute, and co-leader of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research-funded Disabilities Health Research Network. Presently, he is on the executive of the SSHRC-funded Canadian Disability Participation Project and chairs Spinal Cord Injury Canada’s Executive Director's Council.