Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Torsten Nielsen for being one of the 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research category

Congratulations to Dr. Torsten Nielsen for being one of the 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research category

Congratulations to Dr. Torsten Nielsen for being one of the 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research category.

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Krajden for being one of the 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, Service to the University and Community category

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Krajden for being one of the 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, Service to the University and Community category

Congratulations to Dr. Mel Krajden for being one of the 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, Service to the University and Community category.

Department of Pathology  member Dr. Poul Sorensen has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Department of Pathology member Dr. Poul Sorensen has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Department of Pathology member Dr. Poul Sorensen has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia. Congratulations!

Dr. Blake Gilks was just awarded the Canadian Association of Pathologists Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Blake Gilks was just awarded the Canadian Association of Pathologists Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Blake Gilks was just awarded the Canadian Association of Pathologists Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations Blake!

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences elects Muhammad Morshed as expatriate fellow

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences elects Muhammad Morshed as expatriate fellow

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences elects Muhammad Morshed as expatriate fellow

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu Inducted as a Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE)

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu Inducted as a Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE)

Congratulations to Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, who was recently inducted as a Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE)! Well-deserved for all you have done to advance the biomaterials field.

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Congratulations to Dr. William  Lockwood – Outstanding reviewer recognition for exemplary contribution to peer review during the fall 2019 Project Grant competition. College of Reviewers – Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Congratulations to Dr. William Lockwood – Outstanding reviewer recognition for exemplary contribution to peer review during the fall 2019 Project Grant competition. College of Reviewers – Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Congratulations to Dr. William Lockwood – Outstanding reviewer recognition for exemplary contribution to peer review during the fall 2019 Project Grant competition. College of Reviewers – Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Congratulations to Dr. Shazia Masud recipient of Service Award for validating and implementing molecular SARS-CoV2 testing at Fraser Health

Congratulations to Dr. Shazia Masud recipient of Service Award for validating and implementing molecular SARS-CoV2 testing at Fraser Health

Congratulations to Dr. Shazia Masud recipient of Service Award for validating and implementing molecular SARS-CoV2 testing at Fraser Health

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Minchinton recipient of the BC Cancer long service recognition award

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Minchinton recipient of the BC Cancer long service recognition award

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Minchinton recipient of the BC Cancer long service recognition award

ongratulations to Dr. Dana Devine recipient of International Society of Blood Transfusion Presidential Award 2020

ongratulations to Dr. Dana Devine recipient of International Society of Blood Transfusion Presidential Award 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Dana Devine recipient of the International Society of Blood Transfusion Presidential Award 2020

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Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan, Clinical Associate Professor at the Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE).

Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan, Clinical Associate Professor at the Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE).

Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan, Clinical Associate Professor at the Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE). Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman for being elected to fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) 2020

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman for being elected to fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) 2020

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman for being elected to fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) 2020

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Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a Canada Research Chair Tier II Award 2020-2025

Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a Canada Research Chair Tier II Award 2020-2025

Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a Canada Research Chair Tier II Award 2020-2025

Dr. Steidl

Dr. Steidl

Dr. Christian Steidl wins 2020 Faculty of Medicine Award Congratulations to Dr. Christian Steidl for his FoM Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Basic Science Research, in recognition of meritorious performance.

Dr. Lange Award

Dr. Lange Award

Dr. Philipp Lange wins 2020 Faculty of Medicine Award Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange for his FoM Distinguished Achievement Award for Overall Excellence – Early Career, in recognition of meritorious performance.

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. Titus Wong is one of  The 2020 Innovation and Translational Research Award winner, Congratulations

Dr. Titus Wong is one of The 2020 Innovation and Translational Research Award winner, Congratulations

Dr. Titus Wong is one of The 2020 Innovation and Translational Research Award winner, Congratulations! “Using proven methods to prevent surgical site infections”

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Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of Junior Scientist Award – Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP)

Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of Junior Scientist Award – Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP)

Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of Junior Scientist Award – Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP)

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The biobank group that Dr. Peter Watson direct at BC Cancer (Tumour Tissue Repository) was the recipient of a PHSA+ team award 2020. One of 5 team awards this year recognized for excellence and advancing PHSA values

The biobank group that Dr. Peter Watson direct at BC Cancer (Tumour Tissue Repository) was the recipient of a PHSA+ team award 2020. One of 5 team awards this year recognized for excellence and advancing PHSA values

The biobank group that Dr. Peter Watson direct at BC Cancer (Tumour Tissue Repository) was the recipient of a PHSA+ team award 2020. One of 5 team awards this year recognized for excellence and advancing PHSA values

Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of the Doctors of BC (DoBC) 2020 Recognition Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of the Doctors of BC (DoBC) 2020 Recognition Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of the Doctors of BC (DoBC) 2020 Recognition Award

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Congratulations to Dr. Amir Karin recipient of The Alan Pollard Post-Doctoral Clinical Chemistry Travel Award, University of Toronto

Congratulations to Dr. Amir Karin recipient of The Alan Pollard Post-Doctoral Clinical Chemistry Travel Award, University of Toronto

Congratulations to Dr. Amir Karin recipient of The Alan Pollard Post-Doctoral Clinical Chemistry Travel Award, University of Toronto!

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Dr. Amanda Wilmer (MM-Kelowna)  The Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Amanda Wilmer (MM-Kelowna) The Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Amanda Wilmer (MM-Kelowna) – The Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Hui-Min Yang (Anatomical PathologyVGH) The Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Hui-Min Yang (Anatomical PathologyVGH) The Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award

Dr. Hui-Min Yang (Anatomical Pathology-VGH) – The Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award

Ms. Jennifer Xenakis BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award and The Reid Memorial Cup, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Elisabeth Maurer BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award

Elisabeth Maurer BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Elisabeth Maurer BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Sophia Wong BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award

Sophia Wong BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Sophia Wong BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Christian Steidl – Excellence in Research and Discovery Award

Dr. Christian Steidl – Excellence in Research and Discovery Award

Dr. Christian Steidl – Excellence in Research and Discovery Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Monika Hudoba – Most Valuable Player Award

Dr. Monika Hudoba – Most Valuable Player Award

Dr. Monika Hudoba – Most Valuable Player Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Douglas Webber – Excellence in Clinical Service Award

Dr. Douglas Webber – Excellence in Clinical Service Award

Dr. Douglas Webber – Excellence in Clinical Service Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Natalie Prystajecky – Excellence in Research and Discovery Award – Early Career

Dr. Natalie Prystajecky – Excellence in Research and Discovery Award – Early Career

Dr. Natalie Prystajecky – Excellence in Research and Discovery Award – Early Career, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Andrew Shih  Excellence in Mentoring Award

Dr. Andrew Shih Excellence in Mentoring Award

Dr. Andrew Shih – Excellence in Mentoring Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Michael Kelly – David Hardwick Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Michael Kelly – David Hardwick Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Michael Kelly – David Hardwick Lifetime Achievement Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Michael Sutherland – Excellence in Education Award

Dr. Michael Sutherland – Excellence in Education Award

Dr. Michael Sutherland – Excellence in Education Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Loretta Rothstein  – Staff Service Award

Ms. Loretta Rothstein – Staff Service Award

Ms. Loretta Rothstein – Staff Service Award (Technical), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ms. Joanna Huang – Staff Service Award

Ms. Joanna Huang – Staff Service Award

Ms. Joanna Huang – Staff Service Award (Administrative), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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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Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a CIHR Early Career Investigator in Cancer Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a CIHR Early Career Investigator in Cancer Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a CIHR Early Career Investigator in Cancer Award!

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.