Michael Schwandt

Medical Health Officer

Vancouver Coastal Health

Dr. Michael Schwandt is a Medical Health Officer with Vancouver Coastal Health, and Clinical Assistant Professor in the UBC School of Population and Public Health. He is a specialist physician in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, with a focus on environmental public health and health equity.

Through public health practice and research, Dr. Schwandt aims to explore and act on the health impacts of environments such as workplaces, housing and public space. Dr. Schwandt has been actively engaged at the front lines of British Columbia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, working to prevent transmission in high-risk contexts such as long-term care home and impacted occupational settings.