Dr. Joseph Stern
Dr. Joseph Stern is a SportMedBC board member and has been an active part of the Vancouver podiatric medicine community for more than 20 years. He is the president of the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association and was one of the assigned podiatrist of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, he grew up in Vancouver, and later went to the University of British Columbia where he completed a Bachelor of Science degree.
After finishing at UBC, Joseph wanted to merge his interests in health care, biomechanics and sport –making podiatry an obvious first choice of professions. He went on to study at Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. After finishing his four year doctorate program, Joseph did his residency at Mission Oaks Hospital in Los Gatos, California.