Bill Nelems

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 12.

Professor Emeritus Bill Nelems passed away on March 31, 2017. Dr. Nelems retired from the Department of Surgery in 2004. He was a pioneer in thoracic surgery, performing the first lung transplant in Canada, and founder of the BC Provincial Thoracic Surgery Program.

This notice will be updated with details of a Celebration of Life, once they are available.