Dr. Curtis May (he/him/his) is a public health and preventive medicine resident physician at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, and family medicine resident physician in the Vancouver Fraser Family Residency Program. He is interested in chronic pain, from both a public health and direct patient care perspective and as it intersects with harm reduction, non-communicable disease, environmental health, primary care and public health partnerships, and the social and structural determinants of health.
Curtis has worked in various local health authorities including Fraser Health, Interior Health, and Vancouver Coastal Health in a junior medical health officer role and in various clinical roles as a medical learner. He also works as a Board Member for Basics for Health Society, a non-profit organization aiming to address the social determinants of health in health care and community. He has experience in a community-based clinic for chronic pain and with provincial and national pain organizations including Pain BC and the Canadian Chronic Pain Network.
Curtis completed his Bachelor in Kinesiology, Master of Public Health, and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, BC.