Announcement: Celebrating the 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients

The 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients enrich life and learning at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry each and every day. Their commitment to the School’s mission, their innovative approaches to their work, and their leadership distinguishes them. It is with great pride that we recognize and honour their achievements.

Schulich Awards of Excellence for Staff

Continuous Excellence Team Award
Clinical Skills Learning Program Team
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Team

Continuous Excellence Individual Award
Lee-Ann Briere, Biochemistry
Michael Brock, Continuing Professional Development

Innovation Award
Dave Creces, Information Services

Inspirational Leadership Award
Jennifer Devlin, Anatomy and Cell Biology and Medical Biophysics

Newcomer Award
Kimberly Catalano, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Jim McCormack, Psychiatry

Schulich Award of Excellence for Faculty in Community/Distributed Sites

Dr. Yadwinder Dhillon, Medicine
Dr. James Grochowski, Medicine
Dr. Kristina Rice, Family Medicine
Dr. Philip Vandewalle, Family Medicine

Continuing Medical Education Educator Award

Dr. Varinder Dua, Psychiatry

Continuing Dental Education Educator Award

Dr. Trevor Thang, Dentistry

Schulich Faculty Development Award

Dr. James Ross, Psychiatry

Schulich Faculty Mentorship Award

Dr. Bertha Garcia, Dentistry and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Schulich Excellence in Education Awards for Graduate/Postgraduate

Distinguished Leader Award
Evelyn Vingilis, PhD, Family Medicine

Schulich Educator Award
Peter Stathopulos, PhD, Physiology and Pharmacology
Dr. Frank Myslik, Medicine
Brian Corneil, PhD, Physiology and Pharmacology
Dr. Vadim Beletsky, Psychiatry
Katherine Willmore, PhD, Anatomy and Cell Biology

Schulich Excellence in Education Awards for Undergraduate Education

Schulich Educator Award
Dr. Aturan Shanmugalingam, Psychiatry
Dr. Michele Barbeau, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Abbas Samani, PhD, Medical Biophysics

Schulich Leader Award
Fabiana Crowley, PhD, Physiology and Pharmacology
Dr. Alice Tsui, Medicine
Dr. Christina McCord, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Dentistry

Dean’s Awards of Excellence for Faculty

Junior Faculty Award– Basic Science
Rithwik Ramachandran, PhD, Physiology and Pharmacology

Individual Faculty Award – Research
Ali Khan, PhD, Medical Biophysics
Christopher Pin, PhD, Physiology and Pharmacology

Individual Faculty Award – Multiple Areas
Dr. Lakshman Gunaratnam, Microbiology & Immunology

Team Award
Microbiology and Infection Prevention and Control, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Battista, PhD, Medical Biophysics
Dr. Joseph Chin, Surgery

We will be honouring our award recipients at the 2022 Awards of Excellence Dinner on May 18 at RBC Place London. Purchase your tickets to attend today.