Savard, Murray L

Savard, Murray L


Academic Rank(s): Clinical Instructor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UBC | Medical Lab Director, Kelowna General Hospital

Affiliation(s): Kelowna General Hospital

Research and Scholarly Interests: Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Immunology Microbiology, Oncological Pathology

Clinical Interests:

Short Bio

I grew up in Edmonton, graduated from the University of Alberta as a MD in 1981 and worked in the Canadian Armed Forces as a physician until returning to General Pathology at UBC. I graduated in 1991 with General Pathology certification and worked in Ottawa at National Defense Medical Centre as Chief of Laboratories, and was on staff at Queensway Carelton Hospital in Nepean, and was Laboratory Director of Gamma Dynacare Laboratory of Eastern Ontario until 1997. I then returned to Alberta where I worked for 9 years at David Thompson Regional Health Center in Red Deer. In Nov 2007 I began work at the Kelowna General Hospital.



Academic Background

  • FRCP(C) in General Pathology. 1991
  • MD, University of Alberta. 1981
  • BSc, University of Alberta. 1977

Awards and Recognition

  • Lecturer, University of Ottawa. 1995
  • NATO Decoration, Department of National Defence (DND).  1993
  • Canadian Decoration, DND. 1990
  • John James Owen Gold Medal in Pathology, University of Alberta. 1981


Selected Publications


Research Interest

Infectious diseases, Oncological Pathology

Clinical Service

Current Projects In My Lab Include


Teaching Interest