Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington,, one of the 2019 Innovation and Translational Research Award recipients!

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington,, one of the 2019 Innovation and Translational Research Award recipients!

Championing forward-thinking innovators: Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington,, one of the 2019 Innovation and Translational Research Award recipients!
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Congratulations CIHR Project Grant Recipients

Congratulations CIHR Project Grant Recipients

Congratulations CIHR Project Grant Recipients: Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Verchere – Childhood Diseases – Project: “Islet macrophages: regulators of beta cell function in health and diabetes.” $952,426 / 5 years & to Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren, BCCHR Co-investigator | Project: “Folic acid supplementation in children with sickle cell disease: A double-blind randomized crossover trial.” $180,000 / 3 years on their awarded funding.
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Congratulations to Dr. Martin Trotter, Recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP).

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Trotter, Recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP).

Dr. Martin Trotter: Congratulations to Dr. Trotter, Recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP).
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Congratulations to Dr. Nimmo, one of the 2019 Wallace Wilson Leadership Award Recipient

Congratulations to Dr. Nimmo, one of the 2019 Wallace Wilson Leadership Award Recipient

Dr. Michael Nimmo: Congratulations to Dr. Nimmo, one of the 2019 Wallace Wilson Leadership Award Recipient.
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Bruce McManus was appointed to the Order of British Columbia!

Bruce McManus was appointed to the Order of British Columbia!

Dr. Bruce McManus: We are proud to announce that Dr. McManus was appointed to the Order of British Columbia! Congratulations!
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Dr. Muhammad Morshed  Distinguished Microbiologist Award 2019

Dr. Muhammad Morshed Distinguished Microbiologist Award 2019

Dr. Muhammad Morshed Congratulations to Dr. Morshed, for receiving the Distinguished Microbiologist Award 2019 from the Canadian College of Microbiologists. In recognition of his outstanding professional contributions to the field of Microbiology in the areas of research, teaching and leadership in furthering microbiology at the national and international levels.

Dr. Blake Gilks is the recipient of the 2019 Honorary Medical Alumni Award

Dr. Blake Gilks is the recipient of the 2019 Honorary Medical Alumni Award

Dr. Blake Gilks is the recipient of the 2019 Honorary Medical Alumni Award. The Honorary Medical Alumni Award recognizes a member of the UBC Faculty of Medicine Community who has made a significant contribution as a committed clinician, teacher, mentor or administrator; thereby advancing the goals of the Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Marcel Bally  2018 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award

Dr. Marcel Bally 2018 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award

Dr. Marcel Bally receives 2018 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award for his outstanding accomplishments as a research scholar and mentor, and the extent of the impact his mentorship has had on his many trainees.

Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Four members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List: Samuel Aparicio, Randy Gascoyne, David Huntsman, Ian Mackenzie. The prestigious list is part of the Clarivate Analytics report, ‘The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2018’
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Dr. Peter Watson has been chosen to receive a strategic investment funding from the Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Peter Watson has been chosen to receive a strategic investment funding from the Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Peter Watson: Congratulations to Dr. Watson and the OBER team on the success in the most recent Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) submissions. Their project ‘Biospecimen Navigator Platform’ was selected to receive funding, great work OBER. We would like to take this opportunity to encourage all members of the Department to submit proposals if they have any initiatives that advances the objectives of the FOM Strategic plan, The deadline for the spring 2019 round is February 28, 2019.
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Dr. Andrew Minchinton: ROBERT F. KALLMAN RADIATION ONCOLOGY AWARD 2018

Dr. Andrew Minchinton: ROBERT F. KALLMAN RADIATION ONCOLOGY AWARD 2018

Dr. Andrew Minchinton: Reflecting a legacy of excellence in radiation oncology research at BC Cancer, Andrew Minchinton received the 2018 Robert F. Kallman Award for academic leadership, scientific excellence, service to the profession and commitment to colleagues, students and Stanford University.
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The David F Hardwick International Academy of Pathology Gold Medal

The David F Hardwick International Academy of Pathology Gold Medal

We are proud that the most prestigious medal awarded by the International Academy of Pathology has been renamed “The David F Hardwick International Academy of Pathology Gold Medal” in recognition of UBC Pathology Hardwick’s decades long service to the IAP.

Dr. Christian Steidl is the recipient of the 2018 Allen Distinguished Investigator Award

Dr. Christian Steidl is the recipient of the 2018 Allen Distinguished Investigator Award

Dr. Christian Steidl is the recipient of the 2018 Allen Distinguished Investigator Award. Allen Distinguished Investigators are passionate thought leaders, explorers and innovators who seek world-changing breakthroughs. Their ideas are transformative and their scientific insights are game-changing.
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Dr. Poul Sorensen  US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant as the Vancouver Principal Investigator

Dr. Poul Sorensen US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant as the Vancouver Principal Investigator

Dr. Poul Sorensen, a Professor in the UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, was very recently awarded a US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant as the Vancouver Principal Investigator of a multi-institutional grant, led by Drs. John Maris of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Crystall Mackall of Stanford University. The grant award is $1.6M USD per year for 5 years.

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: Excellence in Clinical Service

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: Excellence in Clinical Service

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: BC Health Care Gold Apple Award for Top Innovation
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Dr. McManus has been named the 2018 recipient of the Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize

Dr. McManus has been named the 2018 recipient of the Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize

Dr. Bruce McManus: Dr. McManus has been named the 2018 recipient of the Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize. Join us in congratulating Dr. McManus on this remarkable achievement.
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Bruce Vechere 2018 FOM Distinguished Award

Bruce Vechere 2018 FOM Distinguished Award

Dr. Bruce Verchere: Congratulations to Dr. Verchere for been selected as a recipient of one of the 2018 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Awards, category of Service to the University and Community

Congratulations to Dr. McManus C.M. on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. McManus C.M. on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada

Dr. Bruce McManus: Congratulations to Dr. McManus C.M. on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada
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Dr. Elizabeth Bryce &  Dr. Diane Roscoe: People First Awards, Excellence in Innovation, VCH

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce & Dr. Diane Roscoe: People First Awards, Excellence in Innovation, VCH

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce & Dr. Diane Roscoe: People First Awards, Excellence in Innovation, VCH
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Congratulations to Dr. Allard, Professsor and Department Head for being awarded a Canada India Networking Initiative (CINI) Award

Congratulations to Dr. Allard, Professsor and Department Head for being awarded a Canada India Networking Initiative (CINI) Award

Dr. Michael Allard: Congratulations to Dr. Allard, Professor and Department Head for being awarded ‘Canada India Networking Initiative (CINI) Award’ of Distinction for his provincial, national and international collaborations to improve health

Marianne Sadar has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Thompson Rivers University

Marianne Sadar has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Thompson Rivers University

Dr. Marianne Sadar: Dr. Sadar has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Thompson Rivers University. She is one of six recipients of TRU honorary degrees, to be conferred at Spring Convocation 2018.

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Dr. Hanh Huynh: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Hanh Huynh: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Hanh Huynh: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis: Reid Memorial Cup BMLSc Program 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis: Reid Memorial Cup BMLSc Program 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis: Reid Memorial Cup BMLSc Program 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Tracy Tucker: Roberta Miller Anatomical Pathology Resident Teaching Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Tracy Tucker: Roberta Miller Anatomical Pathology Resident Teaching Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Tracy Tucker: Roberta Miller Anatomical Pathology Resident Teaching Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Nicholas Au: Melvyn Bernstein 2018,  Resident Teaching Award, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Nicholas Au: Melvyn Bernstein 2018, Resident Teaching Award, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Nicholas Au: Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Connie Lai: Staff Service (Admin) 2018, Administrative Assistant; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Connie Lai: Staff Service (Admin) 2018, Administrative Assistant; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Connie Lai: Staff Service (Admin) 2018, Administrative Assistant; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Elaine Taylor: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Team Lead in Pre- and Post-Analytic Laboratory ; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Elaine Taylor: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Team Lead in Pre- and Post-Analytic Laboratory ; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Elaine Taylor: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Team Lead in Pre- and Post-Analytic Laboratory ; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Karen Ng: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Technical Practice Lead for Clinical Chemistry, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Laboratories

Ms. Karen Ng: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Technical Practice Lead for Clinical Chemistry, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Laboratories

Ms. Karen Ng: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Technical Practice Lead for Clinical Chemistry, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Laboratories; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Hilary Vallance: Mentoring 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Hilary Vallance: Mentoring 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Hilary Vallance: Mentoring 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. David Schaeffer: Early Career Research & Discovery 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. David Schaeffer: Early Career Research & Discovery 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. David Schaeffer: Early Career Research & Discovery 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Sohrab Shah: Research & Discovery 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Sohrab Shah: Research & Discovery 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Sohrab Shah: Research & Discovery 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Daniel Holmes: Most Valuable Player 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Daniel Holmes: Most Valuable Player 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Daniel Holmes: Most Valuable Player 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Nickolas Myles: Excellence in Clinical Service 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Nickolas Myles: Excellence in Clinical Service 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Nickolas Myles: Excellence in Clinical Service 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Jason Morin: Excellence in Education 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Jason Morin: Excellence in Education 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Jason Morin: Excellence in Education 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Arun K. Garg: Lifetime Achievement 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Arun K. Garg: Lifetime Achievement 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Arun K. Garg: Lifetime Achievement 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Chen Zhou: Best Service Award, 2018, Chinese American Pathologists Association

Dr. Chen Zhou: Best Service Award, 2018, Chinese American Pathologists Association

Dr. Chen Zhou: Best Service Award, 2018, Chinese American Pathologists Association

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: Patient Care Enhancement Award

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: Patient Care Enhancement Award

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: Recepient of the Patient Care Enhancement Award by the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists

Dr. Huntsman  the 2018 recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Aubrey J. Tingle Prize.

Dr. Huntsman the 2018 recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Aubrey J. Tingle Prize.

Dr. David Huntsman: Congratulations to Dr. Huntsman the 2018 recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Aubrey J. Tingle Prize. LifeSciences BC have posted Dr. Huntsman’s interview to their YouTube channel
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Dr.Sophia Wong: Doctors of BC Specialist Services Committe

Dr.Sophia Wong: Doctors of BC Specialist Services Committe

Dr. Sophia Wong: Doctors of BC Specialist Services Committee (SCC), Leadership, Doctors of BC

Dr. Christopher Lowe: Physician Leadership Scholarship, Doctors of BC

Dr. Christopher Lowe: Physician Leadership Scholarship, Doctors of BC

Dr. Christopher Lowe: Physician Leadership Scholarship, Doctors of BC

Congratulations to Dr. Bradley on being selected as the recipient of a 2017-2018 UBC Killam Teaching Prize.

Congratulations to Dr. Bradley on being selected as the recipient of a 2017-2018 UBC Killam Teaching Prize.

Dr. Amanda Bradley: Congratulations to Dr. Bradley on being selected as the recipient of a 2017-2018 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. This honour is in recognition of her outstanding achievement as a teacher and is no doubt a reflection of her enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to her students.

Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu  2018 Killam Research Prize

Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu 2018 Killam Research Prize

Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu: Congratulations to Dr. Kizhakkedathu on being awarded a 2018 Killam Research Prize, in recognition of his outstanding research and scholarly contributions!…
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Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer and the Pancreas Centre BC team on being awarded funding for the Terry Fox Pan-Canadian Enhanced Pancreatic Cancer Profiling for Individualized Care (EPPIC) Program

Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer and the Pancreas Centre BC team on being awarded funding for the Terry Fox Pan-Canadian Enhanced Pancreatic Cancer Profiling for Individualized Care (EPPIC) Program

Dr. David Schaeffer: “Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer and the Pancreas Centre BC team on being awarded funding for the Terry Fox Pan-Canadian Enhanced Pancreatic Cancer Profiling for Individualized Care (EPPIC) Program! This funding through the Terry Fox Research Institute, to start in January 2018 and last for five years, provides $4,984,557 to support pancreatic cancer research.”

Dr. Frohlich appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Dr. Frohlich appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Dr. Jiri Frohlich: Dr. Frohlich appointed to the Order of British Columbia. Recognized as the founder of modern preventative heart disease practices, Frohlich’s research and clinical work shaped contemporary medical thinking around the link between cholesterol and heart disease and led to the creation of national guidelines for identification and treatment for inherited heart disease.
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Christian Steidl named member of the RSC College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Christian Steidl named member of the RSC College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

“Dr. Christian Steidl named member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Congratulations!”
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Dr. Bruce McManus Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Bruce McManus Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Bruce McManus: “Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is evidence of the very high regard in which you are held and recognizes your extraordinary and distinguished career.”
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Marcel Bally Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Service to the University and Community

Marcel Bally Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Service to the University and Community

Dr. Marcel Bally: “Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Service to the University and Community. ”
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Dr. Kevin Bennewith recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Excellence in Basic Science Research

Dr. Kevin Bennewith recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Excellence in Basic Science Research

Dr. Kevin Bennewith: “Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Excellence in Basic Science Research. ”
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