About President Santa J. Ono
Santa J. Ono is the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Before serving as UBC’s president and vice-chancellor, Santa J. Ono earned his BA in Biological Science at the University of Chicago and his PhD in Experimental Medicine at McGill University. He then worked as a professor of Medicine and Biology
at Harvard, Johns Hopkins, University College London and Emory universities. His principal research interests focus on the immune system and eye disease.
Why He’s a #DepressionHero
UCLA recognizes President Ono for sharing his personal struggles with depression with his campus community. By doing so, he showed the students at UBC and elsewhere that they are not alone and that there is hope. Read more