Evan Wood

Evan Wood, M.D. PhD 

Clinical Associate Professor, AIDS

Evan Wood, MD, PhD, ABIM, FASAM, FRCPC, ABAM Diplomat, is an Addiction Medicine physician and clinician scientist at the BCCSU. Dr. Wood is presently on a one-year unpaid leave of absence from the BCCSU to serve as Chief Medical Officer at Numinus Wellness, a B.C.-based centre developing and evaluating psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies. While on leave, and outside of his interests in psychedelic medicines, Dr. Wood remains active in mentoring the clinical research team and supporting the clinical care guidance program at the BCCSU.

Dr. Wood is a general internal medicine specialist and diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine whose clinical, research and educational focus has been on improving systems of care for patients with alcohol and drug addiction. He has been the Physician Program Director for Addiction Services at Providence Health Care, Medical Director for Addiction Services at Vancouver Coastal Health and Founding Director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine, Western Canada’s only American Board of Addiction Medicine accredited training program for addiction medicine physicians. He was also the founding Director of the Canada Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship, a US National Institute on Drug Abuse funded research-training program for physicians with a background in addiction medicine based out of UBC and St. Paul’s Hospital. Early in his career, Dr. Wood focused on the development of HIV treatment strategies for patients with addiction. 

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