John Millar, University of British Columbia

Population and Public Health Professor Vancouver, British Columbia john.millar10@gmail.com Mobile: (604) 785-9058
Office: (604) 922-0995

Bio/Research

After a 15 year career in clinical medicine, surgery, Health policy and

administration in the developing world Dr Millar returned to Canada where he specialized

in population and Public health (community medicine). After serving as a Medical

Health Officer in several BC...


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Bio/Research

After a 15 year career in clinical medicine, surgery, Health policy and

administration in the developing world Dr Millar returned to Canada where he specialized

in population and Public health (community medicine). After serving as a Medical

Health Officer in several BC jurisdictions, Dr Millar became the Provincial Health

Officer from 1992- 1998 during which time, among other achievements, he developed

health goals for BC.

After serving for 5 years (1998-2003) as the Vice President for the Canadian Institute

for Health Information in Ottawa, from 2003 to 2011, Dr Millar was the Executive

Director, Population and Public health for the BC Provincial Health Services Authority.

In this role Dr Millar has recently been the Chair of the BC Obesity Reduction

Task Force, Chair of the National Advisory Committee for the National Collaborating

Centre for the Determinants of Health and Chair of the BC Healthy Built Environment

Alliance. Dr Millar is a Lifetime Honourary member of both the Canadian Public

Health Association and the Public health Association of BC. He is a member of

the Health Officers Council of BC and a past member of the BC Population Health

Network and the BC Healthy Living Alliance as well as many other organisations

and networks dedicated to improving population health, reducing health and socio-economic

inequities and the better prevention and management of chronic disease.

Dr Millar continues his interest in international and global health issues and

has consulted on health projects in numerous developing countries (Cuba, Uganda,

Kosovo, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Laos, Zambia, Papua New Guinea).

Dr Millar has received several awards recognizing his contributions to public

health nationally and provincially and has many publications to his credit.

Dr Millar is a Clinical Professor at the School for Population and Public health

at UBC where he is involved in teaching and research in Public health leadership,

Health policy and international health.



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