Frank Prato's achievements recognized

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Department of Medical Biophysics is pleased to announce that faculty member, Dr. Frank Prato, who is the Imaging Program Leader and Assistant Scientific Director at Lawson Health Research institute, and Chief Medical Physicist at St. Joseph's Hospital has been awarded the prestigious D'Arsonval Award for 2013 from the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS).

The D'Arsonval Award recognizes outstanding achievement in research in bioelectromagnetics. The award consists of a silver medallion, a silver lapel pin, an illuminated testimonial and a US$2,000 honorarium, which are presented at the BEMS Annual Meeting. The award shall be given from time to time at the discretion of the Board of Directors, but no more than one award shall be given in any one year.

The sole requirement for this award is extraordinary accomplishment within the discipline of bioelectromagnetics, which can consist of exceptional scientific accomplishments or practical application of electromagnetic fields for human benefit.