Dr. Andrea MacNeill is a surgical oncologist at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Cancer and a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) where she specializes in sarcoma and peritoneal malignancies. She is the founder and principal investigator of the UBC Planetary Healthcare Lab, a novel interdisciplinary research collaborative dedicated to creating health systems that promote both human and planetary health. As the regional medical director for planetary health for Vancouver Coastal Health, she is working on a transformational planetary health strategy for the health authority to mitigate the health care climate footprint while creating health and social value. Dr. MacNeill is also an executive member of CASCADES, a pan-Canadian knowledge mobilization network dedicated to accelerating the transition to low-carbon, sustainable health systems in Canada. She is currently co-chairing a UBC/Yale-led Lancet Commission in sustainable health care.
News and Awards
- BMJ (Clinical research ed.) -
- The Lancet. Planetary health -
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