Congratulations Douglas Clement, C.M., MD’59, a recipient of the 2019 alumni UBC Achievement Award

Dr. Douglas Clement, C.M., MD’59, is a committed and innovative advocate for community health. His pioneering career as a researcher in the emerging field of sports medicine led to his co-founding the first sports medicine clinic in Canada. He was an early advocate for exercise as a key to preventing heart disease, and translated his medical knowledge into action as chair of the board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He also taught sport medicine at UBC for more than 20 years. Dr. Clement is a former Olympic athlete who inspires community spirit through sport as a track and field coach at UBC, as president of the non-profit Achilles Track and Field Society, and as co-founder of the annual Vancouver Sun Run.

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