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Wolf Schamberger, MD’70
Dr. Wolf Schamberger, MD ’70, FRCPC (Physiatry)’79 sub specialized in problems caused by the pelvis/spine being out of alignment. Read More >

Erwin Cornel Demiany, BSc’67, MD’69
Dr. Erwin Cornel Demiany died peacefully in his home in Trinity Center, California on July 12th, 2021. He remained active and was still working as hospitalist. He will be dearly missed by his patients, friends and family. Read More >

Douglas Clement, C.M., MD’59
Dr. Douglas Clement, C.M., MD’59, is a committed and innovative advocate for community health and a recipient of the 2019 alumni UBC Builder Award Read More >

Shelagh Davies, MSc’75
Shelagh Davies, MSc'75, is an expert on the transgender voice in the world and a recipient of the 2019-2020 UBC Alumni Builder Award. Read More >

Nancy Cho, BSc (Rehab)’82
Knowing that we’re stronger together, a small group of UBC’s first graduates formed alumni UBC on May 4, 1917. Now we’re more than 337,000 strong, spanning over 148 countries. The Alumni Builder Awards were established as part of alumni UBC 100, the alumni association’s centennial, to recognize alumni who, in their own way, have made […] Read More >

Isabelle Chen MD MPH’15
Dr. Isabelle Chen was selected out of 3500 eligible family medicine residents for the 2017 American Academy of Family Physicians Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education “for leadership, civic involvement, exemplary patient care since 1952.” Read More >

Kiran Dhillon MD’16
Dr. Kiran Dhillon was recently awarded with both the Westview Physician Collaborative Resident Leadership Award and the Patricia Ann Peat Family Medicine Enhancement Fund award. Read More >

Carol Herbert MD’69
Carol is President of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences 2015-17. Note that prior President was John Cairns (Class of 1968) and President-elect is Linda Rabeneck, also UBC alumna. Read More >

Roxanne Mitchell MD’16
Dr. Roxanne Mitchell, an IMP graduate from the Class of 2016, has been awarded the “Kristin Sivertz Memorial Prize in Medicine in Psychiatry.” Read More >

Steven Narod MD’79
Dr. Steven Narod, Women's College Hospital senior scientist, receives the 2016 Killam Prize in Health Sciences from the Governor General David Johnston during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Read More >