Three HSD faculty receive Public Health Assn of BC awards

 The Public Health Trio

  • Dr. Bernie Pauly, nurse, associate professor, Co-Associate Director of Research and Scholarship for the School of Nursing, and a scientist with the Centre for Addictions Research, won the Sharon Martin Community Development Award for her significant contribution to community development, mentorship and promotion of public health programs in the community.
  • Dr. Trevor Hancock, professor and senior scholar with the School of Public Health and Social Policy, and columnist with the Times Colonist newspaper, won the 30th anniversary distinction of the Ottawa Charter Award for his outstanding leadership in public health over his lifetime; for setting the foundation and inspiring the future of health promotion in Canada and globally.
  • Dr. Marjorie MacDonald received the association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication and contributions throughout her career to advance Public Health Nursing, and for her leadership to support the association. Marjorie is a professor in the School of Nursing, a scientist in the Centre for Addictions Research, and she teaches with the School of Public Health and Social Policy. She is also co-director of the Research in Public Health Systems and Services Initiative (BC), which is leading the way to develop a Public Health Services and Systems Research agenda for Canada.