Dr. Houman Abtin graduated in 1998 from dentistry. Shortly after his graduation he moved to Manitoba where he practiced in remote communities for 2 years. In 2002 he returned to BC and he was involved in teaching part-time at UBC till 2012. He had his own family dental practice in South Delta prior to deciding to pursue 3 years of Graduate Endodontic program at UBC in 2008. At UBC he received teaching and scholarship awards. He is a clinical assistant professor with graduate endodontics program at UBC. He is in private practice in Northshore Endodontic Centre.
Dr. Ellen Park was born and grew up in Toronto. She attended the University of Toronto, studying microbiology and receiving her Bachelor of Science (Hons) in 2002. She attended dental school at the University of Western Ontario, receiving her dental degree in 2006. She then completed a residency program in advanced general dentistry at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health to further her training and interests in restorative treatment. Dr. Park maintained a private practice in Toronto’s financial district and Vancouver for several years, before returning to graduate school to complete her three-year certificate in endodontics and a Master of Science degree in craniofacial science at the University of British Columbia, receiving the William W. Wood memorial scholarship. She has since published several scientific papers and invited reviews on various topics in endodontics, maintaining an interest in endodontic research.
She is in private practice in Vanendo.