Award: Professor Emeritus Dr. Ross Feldman named to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Ross Feldman, professor emeritus, for his appointment to the Order of Canada.

As one of the nation's highest honours, the Order recognizes those "whose service shapes our society; whose innovations ignite our imaginations; and whose compassion unites our communities."

Dr. Feldman was one of 103 Canadians named to the Order to recognize his important work on the prevention and control of hypertension. As a professor emeritus from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and a scientist emeritus from Robarts Research Institute, Dr. Feldman's contributions greatly improved the understanding of the underlying causes of hypertension.

He is currently the principal investigator in women's health at the St. Boniface Hospital Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and the medical director for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's cardiac sciences program in Winnipeg, Manitoba.