Dr. Juhn Wada will be awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in April, marking the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty's accession to the Throne.
Dr. Wada was the recipient of the Order of Canada in 1992. He is an internationally known epileptologist and had created the first surgical epilepsy program and seizure investigation monitoring unit in British Columbia, at UBC Hospital. Dr. Wada is currently retired from practice at UBC Hospital, but still continues his research. Dr. Wada is also Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at UBC Faculty of Medicine.