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Vice Dean, Education & Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of British Columbia

+ A Member of the Order of Canada who is recognized for his contributions to the field of geriatric medicine, including the advancement of policies, education, and specialized, culturally sensitive health care.

+ A chief academic officer and senior education dean in medicine who stays relevant by teaching courses and clinical rotations at various levels and offering individualized advice to current and past students for their professional and personal development.

+ A clinician and educator who is in active clinical practice and brings the front-line perspective to the design and delivery of cutting-edge health educational programs.

+ A medical education leader who embraces and promotes innovation by modelling innovative teaching methodologies and stimulating creative learning structures.

+ A national leader in dementia research and knowledge translation and exchange who provides strategic advice on research policy, priority setting, program effectiveness, knowledge translation and funding in Canada.

+ A national and international leader in academic and clinical health sciences related to geriatrics and the care of older people.

+ A communicator and collaborator who empowers individuals in work teams to become the best that they can be in achieving their goals.


  • –present
    Vice Dean, Education & Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia


Order of Canada