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UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 01 | Jan. 11, 2001

Honour Roll

Dr. Martin Schechter has been appointed head of the Dept. of Health Care and Epidemiology for a five-year term.

A UBC alumnus, his research focuses on infectious disease with a particular emphasis on HIV/AIDS. A Medical Research Council Senior Scientist, Schechter directs the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences and is national director of the Canadian HIV Trials Network.

Schechter has served as acting head of the department since August 1999.

Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz, professor emerita of Germanic Studies and Comparative Literature, has been awarded the Czech Republic Medal of Merit by Czech President Vaclav Havel.

The medal honours individuals who have given meritorious services to the state or in the fields of economy, science, technology, culture, arts, and education.

Goetz-Stankiewicz is a proponent of Czech culture abroad and the author of numerous publications on Czech plays and underground writing.

Richard Spencer has joined ITServices for a 12-month term.

Spencer will work closely with Ted Dodds, associate vice-president, Information Technology, and others on a number of student and administrative systems developments, including redesign of processes for prospective and newly admitted undergraduates.

Spencer is taking a one-year administrative leave from the Registrar's Office where he has served as UBC's registrar for 12 years.

David Holm, former associate dean for Students in the Faculty of Science, has been appointed as acting director, Enrolment Services and registrar.

Clark Warren has been appointed director of UBC's Development Office.

Recruited to UBC in 1990 from a private law practice, Warren served as the first manager of Planned Giving during the World of Opportunity Campaign. The campaign raised $262 million in support for the university.

He has served as associate director of Development since 1997.

UBC received more than 23,000 gifts last year totaling almost $37.5 million in support.


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