Jie is from Korla, China and completed her Master’s degree at Dalhousie University. She joined Dr. Wong’s research team as a Research Assistant in 2019. Jie assists with research ethics applications, and data management, collection and analysis. She is also responsible for technique video-editing, publication submissions, coordination with trainees' research projects, and research and fellowship account management. Jie likes hiking, road tripping, doing hot yoga, playing fitness games, and spending time with her cats Lucky and Happy.
MSc, PhD Student
Sarah is from Ajax, Ontario and joined the team at Dalhousie Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine in March 2021. Sarah graduated from the University of Waterloo with Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Kinesiology ('18) and a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a specialization in Biomechanics ('21). Sarah is currently pursuing a PhD in Health at Dalhousie University ('26) where she will explore the biomechanics of rotator cuff tears. Sarah's current role with the team involves prospective project coordination and management, writing grant applications, research ethics submission, surgical video editing, and virtual surgical education development. Sarah enjoys hiking with her dog, Stanley, golfing, and reading a good book.
Devan is from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and joined the Dalhousie Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine team in March, 2023. Devan graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Neuroscience and a certificate in Neurotechnology & Innovation (‘20), and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Research (‘22). Devan’s current role with the team involves prospective project planning, coordination, and data collection, retrospective project data collection, analysis and publication, writing grant applications, and research ethics submissions. Devan is also the current Fellowship Coordinator for the Dalhousie Arthroscopy Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. Devan enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, running and spending time with family, friends and her pets.
Lasha joined the Dalhousie Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine team in January 2023. He graduated from David Tvildiani Medical University (Tbilisi, Georgia) in 2019. Lasha's responsibilities include assisting in the clinic and office, live broadcasting of surgeries and learner program coordination. In his free time, Lasha likes to play chess, video games and his guitar.