Philip is an innovator, entrepreneur, visionary, and community-builder. His goal is to improve the lives of millions of patients by pursuing his passion of biomedical engineering research. As an MDPhD student at UBC, Philip is learning to speak the language of doctors and engineers. He has invented, patented and licensed a medical device and has been part of two biomedical start-up companies. He spent the summer of 2016 in the Silicon Valley at Singularity University where he focused on the application of exponential technology in medicine.
Philip is passionate about advocating for and building the UBC student community. To that end, he has served as the Science One Survivors President, Vice-Chair of the UBC Senate, Chair of the UBC AMS Advisory Board for Business and Administration and co-founder of the UBC Technology in Medicine Club. He is energized by meeting and working with other student leaders who share his vision for a better university and world.
Philip is a recipient of the UBC Thunderbird Men's Field Hockey Award, the Ahmad Bhimani Memorial Scholarship, the UBC Wesbrook Scholar Award, the HSBC Emerging Leader Scholarship award and the Nestor Korchinsky award.