Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Krajden of the BC Centre for Disease Control on being appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Krajden of the BC Centre for Disease Control on being appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Krajden of the BC Centre for Disease Control on being appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest form of recognition! Join us in celebrating Dr. Krajden for his leadership & contributions to the province!

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Dr. Aly Karsan  has been named this year’s recipient of the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence by LifeSciences BC

Dr. Aly Karsan has been named this year’s recipient of the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence by LifeSciences BC

Dr. Aly Karsan has been named this year’s recipient of the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence by LifeSciences BC. The award winners represent the full spectrum from discovery to commercialization, underscoring the depth of knowledge that significantly contributes to the BC bioeconomy, while improving the lives of patients here in BC and around the world.
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Dr. Poul Sorensen Awarded the 2020 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize

Dr. Poul Sorensen Awarded the 2020 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize

Dr. Poul Sorensen Awarded the 2020 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize Internationally recognized pediatric cancer researcher Dr. Poul Sorensen has been named the eleventh recipient of MSFHR’s Aubrey J. Tingle Prize.
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Dr. Dana Devine – recipient of named lectureship (annual award) from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. J. David Grimes Lecture given Nov 8, 2019.

Dr. Dana Devine – recipient of named lectureship (annual award) from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. J. David Grimes Lecture given Nov 8, 2019.

Dr. Dana Devine – recipient of named lectureship (annual award) from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. J. David Grimes Lecture given Nov 8, 2019. Title: IMPROVING THE QUALITY AND SAFETY OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION PRODUCTS
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We are happy to share, Dr. Sorensen is the recipient of the 2019 Bloom Burton Award.

We are happy to share, Dr. Sorensen is the recipient of the 2019 Bloom Burton Award.

Dr. Poul Sorensen! We are happy to share, Dr. Sorensen is the recipient of the 2019 Bloom Burton Award. The Bloom Burton Award honours an individual scientist, inventor, executive, entrepreneur, industry leader, or policy maker who made the greatest contribution to Canada’s innovative healthcare industry in the previous year.
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Congratulations to Dr. Poul Sorensen, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Congratulations to Dr. Poul Sorensen, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Dr. Poul Sorensen! Congratulations to Dr. Poul Sorensen, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
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Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Dr. David Huntsman! Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
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Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Verchere 2019 Innovation to Commercialization award recipient.

Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Verchere 2019 Innovation to Commercialization award recipient.

Dr. Bruce Verchere: Congratulations to Dr. Verchere 2019 MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization award recipient.
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Poul Sorensen Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Awards

Poul Sorensen Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Awards

Dr. Poul Sorensen: Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2019 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty.
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Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu nominated as fellow of International Union Of Societies For Biomaterials Science And Engineering (IUS-BSE), 2019.

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu nominated as fellow of International Union Of Societies For Biomaterials Science And Engineering (IUS-BSE), 2019.

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu nominated as fellow of International Union Of Societies For Biomaterials Science And Engineering (IUS-BSE), 2019. This is based on both my contributions to the field of biomaterials and your implication in the Canadian Biomaterials Society.

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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Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research awards 2019

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research awards 2019

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research awards 2019 Congratulations to Dr. William Hsiao and Dr. Andrew Roth on their 2019 MSFHR Scholar Awards!
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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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Dr. Wan Lam –  Faculty of Medicine Long term Service Award (20 years)

Dr. Wan Lam – Faculty of Medicine Long term Service Award (20 years)

Dr. Wan Lam – Faculty of Medicine Long term Service Award (20 years)

Dr. Wan Lam –  Outstanding Academic Performance, UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Wan Lam – Outstanding Academic Performance, UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Wan Lam – Outstanding Academic Performance, UBC Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Titus Wong received  International Photodynamic Association Award

Dr. Titus Wong received International Photodynamic Association Award

Dr. Titus Wong received International Photodynamic Association Award Award for “The Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy” as the first hospital group to adopt photodynamic therapy for nasal decolonization of pre-surgical patients.
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Dr. Elizabeth Bryce received  International Photodynamic Association Award

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce received International Photodynamic Association Award

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce received International Photodynamic Association Award Award for “The Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy” as the first hospital group to adopt photodynamic therapy for nasal decolonization of pre-surgical patients.
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Dr. Diane Roscoe received  International Photodynamic Association Award

Dr. Diane Roscoe received International Photodynamic Association Award

Dr. Diane Roscoe received International Photodynamic Association Award Award for “The Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy” as the first hospital group to adopt photodynamic therapy for nasal decolonization of pre-surgical patients.
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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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Dr. Elisabeth Maurer –  Spirit of BC – True Grit Award

Dr. Elisabeth Maurer – Spirit of BC – True Grit Award

Dr. Elisabeth Maurer – Spirit of BC – True Grit Award
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Dr. Aly Karsan received UFCW Award for Leukemia Research, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, 2019

Dr. Aly Karsan received UFCW Award for Leukemia Research, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, 2019

Dr. Aly Karsan received UFCW Award for Leukemia Research, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, 2019 UFCW Special Recognition Award Recipient 2019
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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. Aly Bashashati  – Award of Distinction for Excellence in Biomedical Engineering Student Design & Innovation 2019, BC Medical Device Development Center 2019. For a group of my undergraduate students who designed (as part of their Capstone project) a web-platform for deep learning in pathology.

Dr. Aly Bashashati – Award of Distinction for Excellence in Biomedical Engineering Student Design & Innovation 2019, BC Medical Device Development Center 2019. For a group of my undergraduate students who designed (as part of their Capstone project) a web-platform for deep learning in pathology.

Dr. Aly Bashashati – Award of Distinction for Excellence in Biomedical Engineering Student Design & Innovation 2019, BC Medical Device Development Center 2019. For a group of my undergraduate students who designed (as part of their Capstone project) a web-platform for deep learning in pathology.

Dr. Christopher Conklin – Dr. Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Christopher Conklin – Dr. Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Christopher Conklin – Dr. Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Kate Chipperfield – Dr Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Kate Chipperfield – Dr Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Kate Chipperfield – Dr. Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis was presented with The Reid Memorial Cup for the fourth consecutive year and her seventh time being honoured by the students, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis was presented with The Reid Memorial Cup for the fourth consecutive year and her seventh time being honoured by the students, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis was presented with The Reid Memorial Cup for the fourth consecutive year and her seventh time being honoured by the students, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Mark Scott: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Mark Scott: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Mark Scott: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Heather Cheadle  received Staff Service (Admin) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Heather Cheadle received Staff Service (Admin) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Heather Cheadle received Staff Service (Admin) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jenny Tai  received Staff Service (Tech) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jenny Tai received Staff Service (Tech) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jenny Tai received Staff Service (Tech) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Lien Hoang received Mentoring Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Lien Hoang received Mentoring Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Lien Hoang received Mentoring Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Linda Hoang received Excellence in Clinical Service Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Linda Hoang received Excellence in Clinical Service Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Linda Hoang received Excellence in Clinical Service Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Steve Kalloger received Excellence in Education Award , UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Steve Kalloger received Excellence in Education Award , UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Steve Kalloger received Excellence in Education Award , UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Blake Gilks  received Lifetime Achievement Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Blake Gilks received Lifetime Achievement Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Blake Gilks received Lifetime Achievement Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Michael Allard awarded the Most Valuable Player Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Michael Allard awarded the Most Valuable Player Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Michael Allard awarded the Most Valuable Player Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Mel Krajden awarded the Excellence in Research and Discovery by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Mel Krajden awarded the Excellence in Research and Discovery by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Mel Krajden awarded the Excellence in Research and Discovery by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. William Lockwood received Excellence in Research and Discovery Award (Early Career). Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. William Lockwood received Excellence in Research and Discovery Award (Early Career). Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. William Lockwood received Excellence in Research and Discovery Award (Early Career). Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

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. Cheryl Wellington YWCA Women of Distinction Nominee

Dr. Cheryl Wellington YWCA Women of Distinction Nominee

Dr. Cheryl Wellington YWCA Women of Distinction Nominee Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community
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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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