Bob Turner

Bob Turner was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for Edmonton-Whitemud.  Bob serves as a member of the Legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts and on the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.

For almost 40 years Bob has served Albertans as an oncologist at the Cross Cancer Institute, the University of Alberta Hospital, and other hospitals across north Alberta.

Bob attended McGill University, where he received his science and medical degrees.  In his time at McGill, Bob was also part of student council and the board of governors.  He took further training, in Internal Medicine, at the Royal Victoria hospital in Montreal and then in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Bob is a dedicated member of Edmonton's medical community and he has served on a number of working groups and committees for groups such as the Alberta Medical Association, University of Alberta's Department of Medicine, Alberta Health Services, the Alberta Cancer Board, and the Canadian Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service.

Bob and his wife Joan reside in Edmonton and have two children and one grandson.