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Dr. William D. Stanish, Dr. Katherine L. Bick, and Mr. Ray Murphy will receive honorary degrees at UPEI's Convocation ceremonies.
Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Prince Edward Island, announced today that three leaders in their respective health-related fields will be awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at Convocation ceremonies on May 7.
Receiving the highest honour the university can bestow will be Alzheimer researcher and policy writer Dr. Katherine L. Bick, sports medicine specialist and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. William D. Stanish, and entrepreneur and pharmacist Ray Murphy.
“Each honorary degree recipient exemplifies success in their chosen health-related field,” said President Abd-El-Aziz. “We are so excited to honour these three distinguished individuals who have contributed so much to their communities. They are inspiring examples of how our graduates might use their talents, skills, and education to develop to their full potential and make their own special contributions to the world.”