Degree & Credential:
C.M., Ph.D., FCAHS
Principal and Professor Emeritus
University of British Columbia College of Health Disciplines
Dr. John Gilbert is Principal & Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia College of Health Disciplines. He is the Co-Chair of the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative, an Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University and the University of Pittsburgh, and a consultant in health education policy.
Signature Programs and Activities:
Committees and Boards:
- Past-President, International Association for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
- Former Faculty Advisor, National Health Sciences Student’s Association
- Member of Health Canada’s Health Education Task Force
- Board of Directors, Michener Institute, Toronto
- Board of Directors, BC Health Education Foundation
- Board of Directors, Women’s Health Research Institute of BC
- School of Health Sciences Advisory Committee of the Justice Institute of BC
- British Columbia’s Patient Care Quality Review Board
- Senior Scholar, WHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning and Research, Dalhousie University
- Co-Chair of the WHO Study Group on Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice
- Editorial Board, Journal of Interprofessional Care
- Co-Editor, Journal of Research in Interprofessional Education
Honors and Awards:
- Fulbright Scholarship
- David Ross Research Fellowship
- Medical Research Council of Canada Post-Doctoral Scholarship
- Outstanding Alumnus Award of the School of Liberal Arts, Purdue University
- Killam Outstanding Teaching Award
- The Distinguished Service Award of the British Columbia Institute of Technology
- Virtual Visiting Scholar, Humber College, Toronto (2008-2009)
- National Health Sciences Students' Association Mentorship Award
- 50th Anniversary Medal for outstanding service to the UBC Faculty of Medicine
- Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Additional IPECP interests:
A listing of all contributions made to the National Center community.
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