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DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS

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2022/06 Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington on receiving a 2022 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research!

2022/06 Congratulations to Dr. Corree Laule on receiving a 2022 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Overall Excellence – Mid-career!

2022/06 Congratulations to Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu on receiving a 2022 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Basic Science Research!

2022/06 Dr. Elizabeth Bryce is a recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2022.

2022/04 Dr. Poul Sorensen has been named the recipient of the 2022 Herman Suit Award from the the Connective Tissue Oncology Society for his pioneering work on human sarcomas, which are malignant tumors of the connective tissues. The award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to the basic science of sarcomas.

2022/04 Dr. Mari DeMarco Winner of the 2022 Michael S. Bereman Award for Innovative Clinical Proteomics.

2022/04 Dr. Tracy Tucker is a recipient of the prestigious 2021/2022 Killam Teaching Prize, which is awarded to UBC faculty in recognition of excellence in teaching.

2022/03 Congratulations to Dr. Aly Karsan , who received a prestigious UBC Killam Research Prize for 2021 in the applied sciences, medicine & sciences, senior category.

2021/08 Dr. Mel Krajden - Individual Leadership Impact Award, Life Sciences BC

2021/08 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.

2021/08 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.

2021/08 Department of Pathology member Dr. Poul Sorensen has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia. Congratulations!

2021/07 Dr. Blake Gilks was just awarded the Canadian Association of Pathologists Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations Blake!

2021/05 Dr. Lien Hoang (Anatomical Pathology) - The Dr. Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award
2021/05 Dr. Linda Hoang (Medical Microbiology) - The Dr. Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award
2021/05 The Reid Memorial Cup recipient is chosen by the graduating class; the award recognizes an instructor, staff member or student who made an outstanding contribution to the students’ educational experience. This year the students selected Ms. Jennifer Xenakis to receive this award.
2021/05 Dr. Sophia Wong, Dr. Deb Chen and Ms. Jennifer Xenakis were chosen by the graduating class to each receive the BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Joanne Wouterse - Staff Service (Admin) Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Charlene Porter - Staff Service (Tech) Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Anthony Hsieh - Mentoring Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Gang Wang - Early Career Research & Discover Award , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Andrew Minchinton- Research & Discovery Award , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Marthe Charles - Most Valuable Player Award , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Vilte Barakauskas - Excellence in Clinical Service Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Tracy Tucker - Excellence in Education Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/05 Dr. Elizabeth Bryce - Lifetime Achievement Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2021/04 Dr. Poul Sorensen - AACR Team Science Award. UBC cancer researchers receive international team science award

2021/03 Bangladesh Academy of Sciences elects Muhammad Morshed as expatriate fellow

2021/02 Dr. Ramon Klein Geltink Emerging Scholar Award, Research at Canadian Cancer Society .
2021/01 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!
2020/12 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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2020/12 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.
2020/12 Congratulations to Dr. Shazia Masud recipient of Service Award for validating and implementing molecular SARS-CoV2 testing at Fraser Health
2020/12 Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Minchinton recipient of the BC Cancer long service recognition award
2020/12 Congratulations to Dr. Dana Devine recipient of the International Society of Blood Transfusion Presidential Award 2020

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2020/10 Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman for being elected to fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) 2020

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2020/10 Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a Canada Research Chair Tier II Award 2020-2025
2020/09 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.

2020/09 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.

2020/08 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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2020/06 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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2020/06 Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of Junior Scientist Award - Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP)

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2020/06 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
2020/06 Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer recipient of the Doctors of BC (DoBC) 2020 Recognition Award

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2020/06 Congratulations to Dr. Amir Karin recipient of The Alan Pollard Post-Doctoral Clinical Chemistry Travel Award, University of Toronto!

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2020/06 Dr. Amanda Wilmer (MM-Kelowna) - The Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/06 Dr. Hui-Min Yang (Anatomical Pathology-VGH) - The Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/06 Ms. Jennifer Xenakis BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award and The Reid Memorial Cup, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/06 Dr. Elisabeth Maurer BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/06 Dr. Sophia Wong BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Christian Steidl - Excellence in Research and Discovery Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Monika Hudoba - Most Valuable Player Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Douglas Webber - Excellence in Clinical Service Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Natalie Prystajecky - Excellence in Research and Discovery Award – Early Career, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Andrew Shih - Excellence in Mentoring Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Michael Kelly - David Hardwick Lifetime Achievement Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Dr. Michael Sutherland - Excellence in Education Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Ms. Loretta Rothstein - Staff Service Award (Technical), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/05 Ms. Joanna Huang - Staff Service Award (Administrative), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2020/03 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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2020/02 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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2020/02 Congratulations to Dr. Philipp Lange, recipient of a CIHR Early Career Investigator in Cancer Award!
2019/11 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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2019/09 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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2019/09 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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2019/09 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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2019/09 Dr. Bruce Verchere: Congratulations to Dr. Verchere 2019 MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization award recipient.
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2019/09 Dr. Poul Sorensen: Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2019 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty.
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2019/09 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.
2019/08 Championing forward-thinking innovators: Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington,, one of the 2019 Innovation and Translational Research Award recipients!
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2019/07 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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2019/07 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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2019/07 Dr. Wan Lam - Faculty of Medicine Long term Service Award (20 years)
2019/07 Dr. Wan Lam - Outstanding Academic Performance, UBC Faculty of Medicine.
2019/07 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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2019/07 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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2019/07 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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2019/07 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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2019/07 Dr. Michael Nimmo: Congratulations to Dr. Nimmo, one of the 2019 Wallace Wilson Leadership Award Recipient.
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2019/06 Dr. Elisabeth Maurer - Spirit of BC - True Grit Award
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2019/06 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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2019/06 Dr. Bruce McManus: We are proud to announce that Dr. McManus was appointed to the Order of British Columbia! Congratulations!
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2019/05 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.
2019/05 Dr. Christopher Conklin - Dr. Roberta Miller Resident Teaching Award
2019/05 Dr. Kate Chipperfield - Dr. Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 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
2019/05 Dr. Mark Scott: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2019, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Ms. Heather Cheadle received Staff Service (Admin) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Ms. Jenny Tai received Staff Service (Tech) Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Lien Hoang received Mentoring Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Linda Hoang received Excellence in Clinical Service Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Steve Kalloger received Excellence in Education Award , UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Blake Gilks received Lifetime Achievement Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Michael Allard awarded the Most Valuable Player Award, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2019/05 Dr. Mel Krajden awarded the Excellence in Research and Discovery by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia
2019/05 Dr. William Lockwood received Excellence in Research and Discovery Award (Early Career). Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia
2019/04 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.
2019/03 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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