BC’s highest recognition to Dr. Rosamund Harrison, professor emerita


Dr. Rosamund Harrison, Professor Emerita

Dr. Rosamund Harrison, professor emerita, was appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition.

The investiture ceremony was held at Government House in Victoria on December 14, 2017.

Harrison is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in the field of pediatric dentistry and early childhood oral health promotion. She was honoured for enhancing pediatric dentistry education at UBC and championing policy change to improve oral health of children in low-income, new immigrant and Indigenous communities.

Of the sixteen exceptional civic leaders appointed to the Order of British Columbia this year, The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, and chancellor of the Order, said: “For 28 years, the Order of British Columbia has recognized exceptional individuals whose hard work, generosity of spirit and outstanding achievements have contributed immeasurably to the well-being of our communities.”

Dr. Rosamund Harrison (C), professor emerita, with Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon and Premier John Horgan, at the Twenty-Eighth Investiture Ceremony of the Order of British Columbia on December 14, 2017.

More information

Read a detailed description about Dr. Rosamund Harrison’s achievements for the Order of British Columbia here >>

Photos taken by Tracy Wong during the investiture ceremony

Photo gallery of the Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat

View the official photos from the taken at the investiture ceremony here >>