Dr. Reyes is the Clinical Director of Microbiology and the Deputy Medical Director for LifeLabs, B.C. In these roles she helps to guide the direction of the Microbiology Department from an operational, clinical and quality perspective. She also leads a number of external projects on behalf of LifeLabs with the BCCDC Provincial Laboratory, the provincial health authorities, and the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Reyes received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with a specialty designation in Medical Microbiology. She has several appointments including the Vice-Chair of the BC Diagnostic Accreditation Program Committee, Consultant for the BC Laboratory Agency Medical Microbiology Working Group, Executive Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Medical Microbiology Examination Committee, Voting Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Specialty and Regulatory Committee for Medical Microbiology, Member of the Mycology and Parasitology committees for Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing (CMPT). Dr. Reyes also has a clinical appointment of Associate Professor of the University of British Columbia Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Reyes maintains an active teaching and educational role with the University of British Columbia (UBC), Department of Medicine. She lectures in the Undergraduate Medical School, in the Post-Graduate residency training program and in the UBC Faculty of Medicine Laboratory Quality Management Course.