B.C. Immunization Response Team
Dr. Penny Ballem was appointedthe executive lead for BC's immunization reponse team in January 2021. She is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. She has had a 35-year career as a health leader and academic clinician in British Columbia. She served as the B.C. deputy minister of health from 2001-06. She also served as the city manager for the City of Vancouver from 2008-15.