Dr. Reginald Peters

Dr. Reg Peters is a Trauma and Emergency physician in Abbotsford, BC. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Peters played an integral role in the creation and development of the Abbotsford UBC Family Practice Residency Program and has been involved in teaching medical students and residents since 1997. He received the Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year Award from the UBC Residency Program.

25 years of ER experiences have fueled Reg’s passion for wellness and holistic health. He recognizes there is a need not being met by our current medical system and has obtained training in Functional Medicine, Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, and the use of psilocybin in healing.

Reg has a strong desire to work with patients struggling with end-of-life anxiety and is interested in developing communities of support for patients wanting to heal from trauma.

In his personal life, Reg enjoys trail running and connecting to the outdoors.

Anisha Sekhon

Anisha joined HealthTech Connex as a Recruiter for the Centre for Neurology Studies (CNS). Currently, she is working as a Research Assistant. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia. Her interest in the brain and her experience working with people living with neurological conditions fueled her passion for further studies in cognitive health and disease prevention. At HealthTech Connex, she looks forward to supporting the CNS team on their clinical trials of neuro-technologies to advance healthcare.

Outside of work, Anisha can be found practicing yoga, trying new recipes, or spending quality time with family and friends.

Amrit Sidhu

Amrit graduated with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and minor in Biology from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2020. He became a kinesiologist because he has a deep desire to help those who are facing injuries or complications return to their normal lives. After his experience working with multiple clients with stroke and brain injury, Amrit gravitated towards neuro-rehab as he knew he wanted to help those facing neurological challenges and conditions. This led him to join the Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic.

Amrit is super excited to be a part of the health-tech world, as he will be implementing and helping develop cutting-edge technology to make a difference in people’s lives. His current role is to provide rehabilitation services alongside a team of allied health professionals.

Katherine Jones

As a Research Associate with the Centre for Neurology Studies (CNS) at HealthTech Connex, Katherine facilitates clinical trials with a focus on neurorehabilitation. She has a strong background in both neuroscience research and clinical practice, with an M.A. in Psychology from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Vanderbilt University. Her experiences in research and clinical practice fostered her interest in translational neuroscience and motivation to bridge the bench-to-bedside gap. At the CNS, Katherine strives to advance rehabilitation methods and outcomes for individuals with neurological impairment who might otherwise slip through the cracks.


Dr. Venu Karapareddy

Dr. Venu Karapareddy is an Addiction Psychiatrist in Vancouver and Surrey, BC, Canada who specializes in occupational psychiatry, addictions and comorbid conditions. Dr. Karapareddy has over twenty years of experience in mental health and addictions treatments.

Dr. Karapareddy is a physician leader who is passionate about providing and developing innovative care solutions for those with Mental health, addictions, pain and cognitive issues. He is trained in the UK and holds membership in the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) and Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Karapareddy has over twenty years of experience in mental health and addictions treatments. He worked in Wales and England as a Psychiatrist. During his time as a Consultant Addictions Psychiatrist with Mersey Care NHS trust in Liverpool, he was responsible for running a busy inner-city community and inpatient detox (Drug and alcohol services). Since moving to Vancouver, he has provided his concurrent disorder expertise to varies areas within Vancouver Coastal Health such Vancouver General Hospital, community mental health teams, Vancouver Daytox and Detox); and Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) at BC Centre for Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS).