Annual Carol Buck Lecture and Graduate Scholarship

Date: December 04, 2020
Time: 1:30 p.m. EST

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was presented by

Dr. Bryna Warshawsky

Medical Advisor
Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases
Public Health Agency of Canada
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University

Short Bio:
Bryna Warshawsky is a Public Health Physician and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University. She has worked as the Associate Medical Officer of Health for the Middlesex-London Health Unit and as a Public Health Physician at Public Health Ontario. She is currently working as a Medical Advisor at the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is also the past Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization.

The 2020 Carol Buck Graduate Scholarship

Emily Dawson was the recipient of the 2020 Carol Buck Graduate Scholarship. This award speaks to her hard work and the excellent supervisionshe received from her supervisors, Dr. Schemitsch and Dr. John-Baptiste.

Dr. Carol Buck

The late Dr. Carol Buck was affiliated with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics from 1952-2004. Dr. Buck was the first female chair at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and served in this position from 1967-1977.
Passionate about advancing human health, Dr. Buck was an international leader in her discipline and a respected teacher who significantly impacted students and colleagues.

The Carol Buck Lecture and Graduate Scholarship in Epidemiology was established to honour Dr. Buck. Throughout her career, Dr. Carol Buck’s work demonstrated a passionate commitment to advancing human health. Using rigorous methods of epidemiology to identify and correct the causes and determinants of ill-health, she became an international leader in the discipline. Carol’s colleagues and former students respected her amazing clarity of thought and communication.