Full Name
Penny Ballem
Job Title
Premier's Special Advisor on Health
BC Office of the Premier
Speaker Bio
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.
Penny Ballem