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Dr. Raj Sherman – MLA for Edmonton-Meadowlark

We are thankful today God for MLA Dr.
Raj Sherman and we pray that You will grant him wisdom and strength as he makes
decisions for our province.  We ask that
You God will help him and guide him as he carries out his duties as the Liberal
leader.   Bless him and his family and we
pray that they would prosper and be in good health.  In Jesus name we pray.  Amen.

Liberal Opposition Leader

Raj Sherman was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative
Assembly for Edmonton-Meadowlark on April 23, 2012. He was appointed to the
Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund and the Special
Standing Committee on Members´ Services on May 24, 2012. He previously served
as a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future.

served as parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Health and Wellness from
March 12, 2008, to November 22, 2010. In September 2011 he became Leader of the
Official Opposition.

Sherman completed his medical studies at the University of Alberta, and after
obtaining his MD from the Faculty of Medicine, he specialized in family and
emergency medicine.

his first term, medical career he served as a STARS flight physician, as
president of the section of emergency medicine for the Alberta Medical
Association (AMA), and as a member of the AMA Health Issues Council.

in his community, Dr. Sherman is a director of the Society for Helping Lives in
Poverty, a past member of the McKernan housing community, and a soccer and
basketball coach. He also runs a small construction business designing and
building custom-made homes.

Sherman is a past member of the University of Alberta Senate and a clinical
lecturer at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine. He continues to be
a keynote speaker and panellist at national health conferences.

his many professional accomplishments Dr. Sherman received a gold pin for his
service with STARS, a bronze medal from the Lifesaving Society Alberta and
Northwest Territories, and the Alan Drummond advocacy award from the Canadian
Association of Emergency Physicians.

July 2011 he was voted one of the 50 most influential Albertans by Alberta Venture magazine.

He continues
practising emergency medicine on weekends in Edmonton, Alberta.