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Celebrating your achievements

Congratulations to Vladimir Hachinski who will be inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF). Dr. Hachinski, a Distinguished University Professor in Clinical Neurological Sciences, is a world-renowned neurologist and has transformed the understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the two greatest threats to the brain, stroke and dementia. Read more.

Congratulations to Lloy Wylie, PhD, and her team at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry on their recent award. Thanks to a thematic grant from AMS Phoenix, Wylie will be improving equity in health care delivery for underserviced populations including Indigenous, immigrant and refugee communities, and patients with mental illness. Read more.

Congratulations to Eric Arts, Melvyn Goodale, Terry Peters, and Geoffrey Pickering on receiving a total of $13.8 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for their projects. Read more.

Schulich Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at its Annual Research Day on October 11. Congratulations to the following award recipients: Certificate of Merit (Senior Category): Karla Crosara (first prize), Michael Greene (second prize), Dorota Klubowicz (third prize); Travel Awards (Junior Category): Shawna Kim, Andrei Zaharia, and Yoon Chi. Read more.

Congratulations to Michael Lee-Poy, MD’03, will be honoured next month in Montreal with a Family Physician of the Year Award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Lee-Poy was previously honored with a Regional Family Physician of the Year Award from the Ontario College of Family Physicians. Read more.

Congratulations to Alison Allan, PhD, and John Ronald, PhD, awarded Movember Discovery Grants based on novel research projects that have the potential to make a significant difference in prostate cancer research. Read more.

A few years ago, an awards program was established to recognize contributions made by facilitators to the Transition to Residency Program. The 2017 award recipients are: Top Faculty Presenter: Sheri-Lynn Kane; Top New Faculty Presenter: Waseem El-Halabi; Top Resident Presenter: Shane Smith; Top New Resident Presenter: Sumit Chaudhari; Top Seminar –Altered Mental Status: Sheri-Lynn Kane, Mark Watling, Sumit Chaudhari and Mike Mikhaeil; Top Seminar-Abdo Pain/GI: Julie Ann Van Koughnett, Shane Smith, Zaid Khot Amin Sandhu, Raj Rai and Bharat Markandey. Read more.