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Dr. William (Bill) Lawrence Maurice

Biography and Memberships

Dr. Maurice, a psychiatrist, has regularly served as a medical member of the Mental  Health Review Board since his retirement from the UBC Department of Psychiatry.  He obtained his medical degree from McGill University and completed his psychiatric education at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, including study with the well-known sex researchers, Masters & Johnson. Dr. Maurice returned to Canada in 1970  and began a clinic in Sexual Medicine within the UBC Department of Psychiatry and in later years, developed a special clinic within the Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service for mentally ill patients who also had sexual concerns. As well as teaching Sexual Medicine to medical students and psychiatric residents, he coordinated a course in Communication Skills for first year medical students, was a member of the Committee on Physician Sexual Misconduct of the BC  College of Physicians and Surgeons, became President of the Canadian Sex Research Forum, President of the US based Society for Sex Therapy & Research, and author of the award-winning text, “Sexual Medicine In Primary Care”.

 
Current Board Membership: Mental Health Review Board
Appointed: 30 April 2018