Celebrating our achievements

Congratulations to the Foster lab, and their furry friends, who took part in the Breast Cancer Society of Canada Mother's Day Walk on Sunday, May 10.

Congratulations to Donna Murrell, PhD Candidate, who received the Alfred Jay Award for Translational Research at the annual A.C. Burton Day hosted by the Department of Medical Biophysics. The award came with a cash prize of $1,500.

Congratulations to Dr. Rob Hegele, who was re-appointed to the position of the Jacob J. Wolfe Distinguished Medical Research Chair in Human Gene Function. Read more about his re-appointment.

Congratulations to the talented and dedicated faculty and staff members who were presented with their Awards of Excellence at the Celebration of Excellence dinner which took place on May 20. View the event photos and recap here.

Congratulations to Professor Shauna Devine, Research Fellow in the History of Medicine at Schulich Medicine, who won the Tom Watson Brown Book Award for 2015 and a $50,000 prize. Dr. Devine received the award for her book, Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science, published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2014. The prize is awarded by the Society of Civil War Historians. More about this award can found here

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Professional Association of Residents of Ontario (PARO) and PARO Trust Fund Awards: Drs. Kristin Chow, Alicia Mattia and Cyrus C. Hsia. Click here to read more about their individual awards.

Three Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty members received a 2015 CAME Certificate of Merit Award, recognizing commitment to medical education and contributions in teaching, evaluation, leadership and course coordination. Congratulations to Dr. David Dixon, adjunct professor with the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Faisal Rehman, associate chair of the Department of Medicine, and Dr. Wassim Saad, postgraduate academic director of medicine with the Windsor Program.