UBC Distinguished Achievement Awards

Dr Nadine Caron and Dr. Bruce Verchere ( General Surgery) have each been awarded an Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for their significant contributions to the University and Community.

Dr. Caron has long advocated for indigenous and rural health and is a founding director of the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health.

Dr. Verchere research towards finding cures for both type I and type II diabetes included the development of the BC Diabetes Research Network.