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Shannon Turner

Public Health Association of BC
Shannon Turner, BA, BSc, MSc PhD(c) is the current Executive Director of the Public Health Association of British Columbia. Shannon has more than thirty years of experience in public health practice, healthy public policy, health promotion, program and project management, strategic planning, health informatics, quality assurance, risk management, logistics and accounting as well as conducting research on digital communication and citizen engagement. Aside from her extensive academic credentials Shannon has a wide range of experience from both the public and private sector.

Shannon has a number of years of service as an advocate for public health at the regional, provincial and national levels. The University of Hawaii named Shannon to the Delta Omega Society for outstanding contribution to public health. In 2008, she was awarded the James M. Robinson Award (UBC Public Health) for her significant contributions to public health. In 2009, she was presented with the President’s Award by the Public Health Association of BC for her work in rebuilding and renewing the association. In 2017, she was awarded the Honorary Life Membership Award by the Canadian Public Health Association for being an exemplar practitioner scholar and has been a stalwart advocate for public health throughout her career.

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