Dr. Bev Holmes elected to Board of Directors for Life Sciences BC

16 September 2022

Michael Smith Health Research BC is pleased to announce our president & CEO, Dr. Bev Holmes, has joined the Life Sciences BC (LSBC) Board of Directors. LSBC announced new and returning board members following their Annual General Meeting on September 15, 2022.

“I am pleased to join a group of innovative and passionate leaders to help promote and advance the province’s world-class life sciences industry,” says Bev. “BC is home to the fastest-growing life sciences sector in Canada due in part to a strong foundational health research system. I look forward to working with Board colleagues to nurture BC’s economic potential, facilitate partnerships that build on existing strengths and address emerging challenges to advance a thriving sector that will lead to healthier lives for British Columbians and beyond.”

Bev is a health research system leader with experience in practice and academia and a commitment to their integration. She brings more than two decades of experience in the funding, production and use of research evidence to improve health. In addition to the LSBC Board, Bev chairs and sits on various research advisory groups across Canada and internationally, serves as an associate editor at Implementation Science Communications and represents her organization in the National Alliance of Provincial Health Research Organizations. She is an adjunct professor at SFU’s Faculty of Health Sciences and UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, and holds a Chartered Director designation from the Degroote School of Business Directors College at McMaster University.

Read LSBC’s news release at: https://lifesciencesbc.ca/lsbc-news/life-sciences-bc-announces-incoming-board-of-directors/