Jack Taunton

Practitioner Profession: 
Physician
Specialty: 
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Biography: 

Dr Jack Taunton was the Chief Medical Officer for Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. He has a clinical practice in sports medicine at the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre and Fortius Sport & Health and is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and School of Human Kinetics at the University of British Columbia. He was a founding director of the Centre, the first in Canada dedicated to Sports Medicine and Sport Science with physiotherapy, orthopaedics, primary care and research units. It is the training site for many sport medicine physicians, physiotherapists and researchers. His patients range from elite athletes to recreational and fitness active individuals and from children to seniors.