Editorial Board

Editorial Board

 

D.R. Richardson, MD

EDITOR

Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital.

Competing interests: None declared.

J.K. Chahal, MD

Dr Chahal completed her BSc in pharmacology at UBC and her MD and CCFP at the University of Saskatchewan. Following graduation she moved back to Kamloops to run a busy solo family practice. Dr Chahal shares her home with three dogs, one cat, a baby girl, and her husband. She enjoys spending time with her and her husband’s amazing families and wonderful friends, tending to her hobby farm—which includes chickens—pursuing photography, running, and hiking.

Competing interests: None declared.

D.B. Chapman, MBChB

Dr Chapman is a full-service general practitioner in Langley, and a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr Chapman has privileges in general practice and obstetrics at Langley Memorial Hospital, and sits on the board of directors of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation. Dr Chapman is interested in “cradle to grave” family practice, obstetrics, and physicians' health. His extracurricular pursuits include reading, gardening, investing, traveling to sunny destinations, and spending time with family.

Competing interests: None declared.

Dr Anne Clarke

A. Clarke, MD

Dr Clarke practises emergency medicine at Peace Arch Hospital and has an administrative role as a medical director for the Fraser Health Authority. She enjoys the myriad outdoor activities available in British Columbia.

Competing interests: None declared.

B. Day, MB

Dr Day is an orthopaedic surgeon and associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia (UBC/VGH).

Competing interests: Dr Day is the medical director of both the Cambie Surgery Centre (one of 49 shareholders), and the Specialist Referral Clinic (one of 18 shareholders).

T.C. Rowe, MB

Dr Rowe's current practice is in ambulatory reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He is head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of British Columbia, and is a member of staff at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital. Dr Rowe also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada.

Competing interests: None declared.

C. Verchere, MD

Dr Verchere practises pediatric plastic surgery at BC Children’s Hospital, and is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia. In addition to her affiliation with BC Children’s, Dr Verchere is a member of the consultative staff at Vancouver General Hospital (UBC). Dr Verchere’s special medical interests include cleft lip and palate; brachial plexus injuries; pediatric burns; congenital hand, pediatric hand, and facial trauma; and pediatric microsurgery. In her free time Dr Verchere enjoys spending time with her family of boys, gardening, reading, stiltwalking, and sewing.

Competing interests: None declared.

W.R. Vroom, MD

Dr Vroom practised in Surrey as a GP for 29 years, and later as an emergency physician. From 2006 to 2015, Dr Vroom was the senior deputy registrar at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, with oversight for the accreditation and Physician Practice Enhancement programs. He currently works as a consultant in regulatory and medical administrative and governance matters. Outside of work Dr Vroom enjoys running, swimming, tennis, hiking, gardening, boating, and fishing, especially with his grandchildren.

Competing interests: None declared.