Designatory Letters: 
MB Lond 1951, MRCP Edin 1955, LMCC Canada 1958, FRCP Edin 1972

As a physician, scientist, scholar, teacher and musician Dr Pond served his Lord and those people who became part of his walk in life and to those close to him as true friend, husband, father and grandfather. After various positions in the UK, Boston and Saskatoon Dr Pond was for many years the only specialist in Haematology at Saint John Regional Hospital. The Saint John Regional Hospital is the region's primary centre for acute care, and is one of only two accredited tertiary trauma centres in Atlantic Canada. During that time Dr Pond was also a Consultant in Haematology for the St Joseph’s Hospital, Associate Professor in Pathology and a Lecturer in Medicine with Dalhousie University, Halifax.

Dr Pond was actively involved in the work of the Canadian Red Cross Society, serving as New Brunswick President, as the representative of all Divisions on the National Executive and as a Member of the National Advisory Committee. During his tenure he was awarded the Commissioner’s Award for attracting the highest increase in funding for the NB Division and he was involved with the introduction of the very first Home Care Programs in Canada here in New Brunswick. The CRC awarded him the Order of the Red Cross, Officer Level, and the highest recognition for volunteer service 1992. He was also the Consultant to the B Haemophilian Society as well as a member of the National Haemophilia Advisory Group.