Shaun Peck is an Emeritus Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Population and Public Health.

After completing an  MSc in Health Services planning at UBC he was the Medical Health Officer for the Northern Interior Health Unit in Prince George (1980-1984), the Deputy Medical Health Officer for the City of Vancouver (1984-1989), the Medical Health Officer for the Capital Regional District in Victoria (1989-1995) and the Deputy Provincial Health Officer (1995-2004).

He obtained the following degrees and diplomas MA, MB BChir (Cantab), MRCS (Lond), MRCP (Lond), DCH, FCFPC, MSc, FRCP(C).

During his career he was involved in many Public Health issues of the day in BC but in particular Injury Prevention and the safety of Drinking Water in British Columbia. He lectured at the department of Health Care and Epidemiology (prior to the formation of the School of Population health). He was honoured to have had many residents in Community Medicine learn with him the practicalities of being a Public Health Official in British Columbia.


He had a number of academic publications but more importantly was responsible for managing the development of several public health reports. The Capital Regional District’s 1992 “Task Group on Atmospheric Change”, The Provincial Health Officer’s Annual Report 2000 “Drinking Water Quality in British Columbia: The Public Health Perspective” and the 2004 report “Prevention of Falls and Injuries among the elderly = a special report from the Office of the Provincial Health Officer.”

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