Clinical Professor Emeritus, UBC
Fraser Health’s Medical Director of Infection Control
- MD, University of Saskatchewan. 1960
- BA, University of Saskatchewan. 1955
- FRCPC, Medical Microbiology. 1967
- Canadian Certification, General Pathology. 1965
- American Boards, Anatomical Pathology. 1965
- Vancouver General Hospital, Pathology Resident. 1962-1965
- Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, Pathology Resident. 1961-1962
- Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, Rotating Internship. 1960-1961
- Evaluation of the clinical significance of microbiological examinations, e.g. blood cultures, lung biopsies, lymph node biopsies, burn biopsies.
- Infection control, including routine hospital surveillance programs, disinfection and sterilization practises and the risk of infection to immunocompromised patients.
- Evaluation of new laboratory methods. In the past, evaluation of new blood culture techniques, devising and evaluating a time saving method for performing burn biopsy cultures. New monoclonal antibody tests are also under evaluation.
- The histopathology of infections has been an interest for years. A special course was created as part of resident and past graduate training (Path 725).
- Development of a rat model for studying the efficacy of topical burn therapy. Co-investigator with Dr. C. Snelling, Division of Plastic Surgery.
- Studies on the factors affecting prognosis in bacteremia.