12th Annual Suzanne Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology

We are pleased to invite all members of the University community to the 12th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology delivered this year by Dr. Gillian Hawker.

Dr. Hawker is the Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at the Women’s College Research Institute. She is a health services researcher who has published over 260 peer-reviewed articles; her main research focus is on disparities in access to care for people living with osteoarthritis. In her role as Department Chair, she has been implementing strategies to enhance equity, diversity and professionalism, with a particular focus on advancing women in academic medicine.


Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:00am (Auditorium A, University Hospital)


The lecture series and graduate student award was established to highlight outstanding contributions to the field of musculoskeletal research in honor of Dr. Suzanne Bernier, a wonderful colleague, collaborator and mentor, who passed away in 2007.


Cheryle Séguin,

Chair Bernier Memorial Lecture Series