Two BC docs recognized by their Alberta alma mater

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 58 , No. 8 , October 2016 , Pages 467 News

The University of Alberta Alumni Association has recognized two BC doctors for their contributions to health care and to sport.

Dr Norgrove Penny received a Distinguished Alumni Award for his contributions to health care, education, and international development. After medical school Dr Penny set up Vancouver Island’s first sport medicine clinic in Victoria in 1978 and is still a practising orthopedic surgeon today, along with contributing his time to initiatives for children needing orthopedic surgery. Dr Penny also travels overseas to help establish children’s programs and to train orthopedic surgeons in developing countries.

Dr Jeffrey Zorn has been inducted into the University of Alberta Sports Wall of Fame for his accomplishments as an outstanding student athlete. As a Golden Bears hockey player, Dr Zorn was named a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) All-Canadian four times and a CIS Academic All-Canadian five times, among other accolades recognizing his contributions to sport, academics, and community involvement. Dr Zorn is a urologist in Courtenay, BC. His interest in surgical volunteer work abroad has recently taken him to Guatemala.

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