George P. Budd
Doctor of Pharmacy
Fellow Addiction Medicine
An accomplished, strategic, and results-oriented healthcare professional (Pharm.D) and a fellow of addiction medicine from the BC Centre on Substance Use. Experienced in management, clinical research, with a proven success in stakeholder engagement.
Currently a Research Associate with the Mental Health Services-Complex Pain and Addiction Service at VGH, with a main research scope on opioid use disorder. For the 14 years prior to joining VCH, worked for the healthcare professionals self-regulated sector and lead the development of many practice guidelines, professional policies as well as bylaws enforcement.
The only non-physician Board director for the Canadian Society for Addiction Medicine, a current member on a number of core committees and panels at the College of Nursing and Midwives, a former member of the Registration Committee at the College of Pharmacists of BC, as well the prescription review program and the methadone committee at the Physicians and Surgeons of BC.