Research Team


Kendra Zadravec  

MSc Student

Kendra is a second year MSc student supervised by Dr. Kristin Campbell. Kendra completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria in 2018. Her current research focuses on how to minimize the prevalence of upper limb dysfunction after breast cancer surgery using physiotherapy. In the future, she hopes to contribute to the body of knowledge that aims to improve the quality of life and clinical outcomes among cancer patients through exercise. During her free time, Kendra can be found running by the ocean, reading, listening to music, and spending too much money on coffee.

Hannah Schulte

MSc Student

Hannah is a first year MSc student supervised by Dr. Kristin Campbell. Hannah completed her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta in 2018. Her research will focus on the effect of body composition, and sociodemographic factors on cancer outcomes. In her free time, Hannah can be found at the rink playing Ringette, in the mountains hiking or skiing, or at the multitude of local coffee shops.

Aaliya Merali

Research Coordinator

Aaliya is the Research Coordinator for the Campbell lab. She has a Bachelor‘s degree in Kinesiology and a Master of Science in Neurodegenerative Disease and Exercise and is now expanding her knowledge in cancer research. As a certified Exercise Physiologist, she works with both clinical populations and high performance athletes. Her philosophy regarding exercise is that the work you put in today is the result you see tomorrow. In her free time, she is up for anything fun and challenging, especially snowboarding, martial arts and rock climbing.Aaliya’s favourite quote to live by is by Ralph Waldo Emerson“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

Sarah Campbell

Research Coordinator

Sarah is a recent Simon Fraser University Graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. In the CEPL, she supports the SIRvivor study, while assisting with neuropsychological assessments for the ACTIVATE trial. Outside of work, she can be found walking her chihuahua or hiking in the summer, and snowshoeing or reading in the winter.


Jasmine Kwan

Research Assistant

Jasmine is an undergraduate student currently finishing her Bachelor degree in Kinesiology at UBC. She is a work-learn student in the CEPL, and has mainly been involved with assisting with the ACTIVATE trial, as well as with helping in other areas of the lab as well. After graduating, she would like to pursue a career in healthcare, and eventually focus on health and public policy. In her spare time, Jasmine enjoys singing, attempting new cooking recipes, camping, and biking. One day, she would like to hike the West Coast Trail.

Ahmad Khadhair

Research Assistant

Ahmad is a fifth-year undergraduate student currently finishing his Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. Ahmad is currently a research assistant in the CEPL, and has primarily been involved assisting with the ACTIVATE trial, as well as with various other studies in the lab. Ahmad plans to utilize his extensive anatomical and physiological knowledge, coupled with his passion for exercise, to pursue a career in physiotherapy. During his free time, Ahmad enjoys weight training, playing soccer, volunteering, reading, and watching NBA basketball games.