Pierre J. Plourde, M.D., FRCPC  

Medical Officer of Health
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Associate Professor of
Community Health Sciences and Medical Microbiology 
University of Manitoba

490 Hargrave Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0X7
TEL: (204) 940-3607
FAX: (204) 956-4494

Dr. Plourde is a graduate of the University of Ottawa Medical School. He performed his internship at the University of Ottawa and his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He completed a fellowship in Tropical Diseases at the University of Toronto and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba and the University of Nairobi.

He is Medical Director of Integrated Tuberculosis Services, Healthy Sexuality and Harm Reduction Services, and Travel Health and Tropical Medicine Services of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

Dr. Plourde's academic interests are focused on community development initiatives in challenging sociopolitical settings, namely Haiti, where he travels annually at the invitation of a community on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, to support a primary/middle school, a childhood nutrition program, and economic development as well as leading integrated interprofessional health care teams where teaching primary care clinics are managed alongside Haitian health care providers.

Dr. Plourde is the recipient of several teaching awards from the University of Manitoba Medical School and was the first recipient of the Mentor of the Year Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Western Canada Region) in 2000. He has several peer reviewed publications and book chapters, and has performed several International Health consultancies in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and India. In 2010, he received the Dr. Jack Armstrong Humanitarian Award from Doctors Manitoba.