Richard Stanwick

Richard Stanwick
Adjunct Professor

BSc (Manitoba), MD (Manitoba), MSc (McGill)

Dr. Richard Stanwick is currently the Chief Medical Health Officer for Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), formerly the Capital Health Region, in Victoria. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He completed his medical school training and received his Fellowship in Pediatrics after training at the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital. He did a Fellowship in Community Pediatrics at McGill University, where he also received his Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and Health. On his return to Manitoba, Dr. Stanwick acquired his Fellowship in Community Medicine and rose to the rank of Full Professor at the University of Manitoba. He spent two years with the Province of Manitoba, including one as the Acting Provincial Epidemiologist. He became the Medical Officer of Health for the City of Winnipeg in 1990, a post he held for five years. He joined the Capital Regional District in September 1995 and the Capital Health Region, now known as Island Health, in April 1997.