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|Patricia Ann Baird|
11 October 1939 |
Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England
|Institutions||University of British Columbia|
|Notable awards||Order of Canada
Order of British Columbia
Born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, the daughter of Harold and Winifred Cainen Holt, she was educated at the Queen Mary School for Girls in Lytham, Lancashire. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University in 1959 and a M.D., C.M. in 1963. She married Robert Merrifield Baird in 1964. They had three children.
In 1992, she was made a Member of the Order of British Columbia. In 2000, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition for being "a contributor to science, public policy and the advancement of women". In 2001, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
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