Fonds 128 - Derek Applegarth fonds

Slide of Bill Reid at Totem Park, UBC

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Derek Applegarth fonds

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1 photograph : col. slide

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Derek emigrated to Canada in 1961 with his first wife Doreen. He held a post-doctoral fellowship in the UBC Chemistry Department, then a position as Clinical Chemist at the Health Centre for Children, Vancouver General Hospital. In 1969, he founded the Biochemical Diseases (later Biochemical Genetics) Laboratory at Children's Hospital. In this emerging discipline, he collaborated with scientific and clinical colleagues across Canada and around the world to diagnose and investigate children with rare metabolic diseases, teaching and publishing extensively and receiving many awards. He was a professor emeritus of UBC's Faculty of Medicine with appointments in Pediatrics, Medical Genetics and Pathology serving on Boards and Committees including parent support societies. He was a past President of the Garrod Association of Canada and past President of the Canadian College of Medical Genetics and involved in developing training programs for Biochemical Genetic Fellows. Derek retired from UCB in 2003.

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Slide donated by Derek Applegarth.

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Slide of a photograph taken in the spring of 1962 or 1963 of Bill Reid as he was working on a carving at Totem Park, UBC.

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Multiple Private Records Box 8

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All rights reserved.
Copyright transferred to the Museum of Anthropology by creator.

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