Lorna Medd

Medical Health Officer (MHO)


Dr Lorna Medd began her career as a general practitioner and later added population health at the University of Manitoba Northern Medical Unit. Her focus there was on innovative community health practices in Primary Health Care and remote fly-in First Nation communities. After completing specialty training in Community Medicine, she worked in Public Health as a Medical Health Officer (MHO). From 1994–2007, she was the MHO for the Central Interior based in Prince George, and she was MHO for Island Health based in Nanaimo until 2010, when she retired. Her areas of focus include food security and ecosystem health. Her personal interests include animal welfare, alternative energy, and organic gardening. S