Canadian Medical Association

West Vancouver; University of British Columbia (UBC), 1987; psychiatry. Died June 11, 2019, aged 61. Survived by his partner Lise and 2 children. “For 25 years Dr. Goumeniouk served both as a clinical psychiatrist and professor (clinical professor emeritus of anesthesiology, pharmacology and therapeutics) at UBC, and received multiple international teaching and fellowship awards. Over the same period, this physician/scientist/entrepreneur also became founding medical director of Response BioMed and clinical psychiatrist at UBC’s Huntington’s disease clinic. He also helped establish 3 residential treatment centers for eating disorders and drug/alcohol addiction, in addition to founding several private companies: CINEDOCs Consulting Corporation, Aequus Pharmaceuticals, Plan B Pharmaceuticals and Medex Technologies Corp. The creative visionary also held 2 US patents for innovative bio diagnostic testing and delivery. Most recently, he served as director of psychiatry services at the Orchard Recovery Centre and consultant to several global pharmaceutical companies.”

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