Monday, August 24, 2009

MLA: Hon. Dr. Moira Stilwell

Photo of MLAHeavenly Father, We thankyou for Moira Stilwell and her desire to build a better future for B.C. We ask You to impart greater wisdom, understanding, and insight as she joins in to shape policies concerning health, education and environment.

We ask for blessings and increase upon her leadership skills and her servant heart, and for a spirit of unity to follow.  May confidence and joy be her strength when challenges come.
Bless and protect her and her family each day.

In Jesus Name, Amen

Dr. Moira Stilwell was appointed Minister of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development on June 10, 2009.
Minister Stilwell was elected MLA for Vancouver-Langara in the 2009 provincial general election.
Dr. Moira Stilwell is a radiologist and nuclear medicine physician who has been working at BC Women’s Hospital for nearly a decade. Prior to being elected, Moira was Head of Nuclear Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital, Surrey Memorial Hospital, Abbottsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Clinic. She was also the Co-Chair of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation 2020 Task Force. She previously worked at BC Women’s Hospital where she was Co-medical director of the Breast Health Program and staff radiologist. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology in the Faculty of Medicine at University of British Columbia.
She is the past Chair of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation/BC Yukon Chapter, has served on the Board of the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance, as well as on the BC Women’s Hospital Foundation Board.

In addition to her active involvement in promoting a healthy community, both as a volunteer and physician, Moira has been actively involved in her children’s schools and local community.
Moira has three grown children and currently lives in Vancouver with her husband Dr. Sam Lichtenstein.

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