Executive Team

The SCOPE Executive Team provides overall direction and guidance to SCOPE and the Live 5-2-1-0 initiative. Team members, compromised of clinicians and professors, are involved in community-based initiatives and publish results that will help address the prevention of obesity in children and youth in our communities. The team also helps SCOPE to develop partnerships locally and across the province of BC to support our ongoing work.


Member Role/Agency
Shazhan Amed SCOPE Team Lead; Pediatric Endocrinologist, BC Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatrics
Susan Pinkney SCOPE Provincial Project Manager
Shelly Keidar SCOPE Project Coordinator – Live 5-2-1-0 App
Kimberly Charbonneau SCOPE Project Coordinator
Stephen Berg Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia Okanagan
Jean-Paul Collet Professor, UBC Department of Pediatrics; Director, Partnership Development, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
Louise Mâsse Professor, UBC Department of Pediatrics; Scientist, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute; Michael Smith Foundation Senior Scholar, Childhood Obesity Prevention Research
Patti-Jean Naylor Professor, Institute of Applied Physical Activity and Health Research, University of Victoria
Helena Swinkels Medical Health Officer, Fraser Health; Clinical Faculty, UBC School of Population and Public Health