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Kent, Heather
April 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/30/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p1200
Academic Journal
Focuses on Dr. John Blatherwick and his work educating the Canadian public on a variety of public health issues. Biographical information; Career highlights, including his efforts to increase public and professional awareness of HIV/AIDS as Vancouver, British Columbia's medical health officer; His relationship with the media.


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