Volunteer Patient – Lori Marshall

Name: Lori Marshall

Occupation: Retired Dental Hygienist

How long have you been a Volunteer Patient? I have been a Volunteer Patient since the Southern Medical Program began in 2011.

Why did you decide to volunteer? I decided to volunteer because I have always been interested in the health field and enjoy working with students who have such high aspirations in this field.

What do you enjoy most about being a Volunteer Patient? Being a Volunteer Patient is one way that I can contribute with helping these students learn anatomy and medical procedures in this demanding career.

What is the most interesting thing you have learned? I am especially excited about the increased use of ultrasound with diagnosing medical issues and am pleased to often be a Volunteer Patient for ultrasound sessions.

To learn more about how to get involved with the Southern Medical Program’s Patient Programs, visit https://smp.med.ubc.ca/community-engagement.