EVENTS & ANNOUCEMENTS
- Tue, Nov 21TorontoNov 21, 8:00 a.m. – Nov 23, 8:00 a.m.Toronto, 111 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Congratulations to eight UHN researchers who were inducted as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (pictured, clockwise from top left):
Dr. Margaret Herridge, Senior Scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, a world-renowned researcher focused on patient and caregiver outcomes following critical illness
Dr. Mansoor Husain, Senior Scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, a world leading expert in research into the underlying mechanisms of human cardiovascular disease
Dr. Sharon Walmsley, Senior Scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, a pioneer in HIV and AIDS research and treatment
Dr. Aaron Schimmer, Research Director and Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, an expert in studying new ways to treat blood cancers known as leukemia
Dr. Cathy Craven, Senior Scientist at KITE, a leader in spinal cord injuries whose work has improved the quality and monitoring of spinal cord injury rehabilitation
Dr. Amit Oza, Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, a world leader in clinical trials for the treatment of gynaecological cancer
Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Senior Scientist at KITE, an innovator in developing technologies to support older adults
Dr. Ming-Sound Tsao, Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, a renowned expert in lung cancer pathology and biomarker development.
The prestigious honour is bestowed on outstanding leaders who have been recognized by their peers for their contributions and dedication to advancing academic health sciences. Candidates are selected from across the health science disciplines, including basic, social and population health sciences. As members of the Academy, Fellows serve as advisors and make recommendations on current health challenges that impact Canadians.