CTV Kitchener Profiles Physician as Local Hero

September 16th, 2015

Each week, CTV Kitchener profiles local heroes who make a difference in our community and around the world. Dr. Richard Upenieks, a Hospitalist and Coroner was profiled on the September 9 Local Hero segment for his exceptional contributions to healthcare in KW.

CTV selected Dr. Upenieks as a local hero after he was presented with the Mission Legacy Award in June. Dr. Upenieks, along with six other individuals received the prestigious award which recognizes local people who have contributed in an exceptional manner to the healthcare ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton, St. Mary’s General Hospital and the St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation.

Congratulations and thank you to Dr. Upenieks who is one of our many heroes at SMGH. Click here to view the CTV Local Hero Segment.