Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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Dr. Dirks’ scientific and academic impact was felt almost immediately upon gaining his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in 1957. After three successful years at the National Institutes...
2012 Inductee
Even at an early age, his dreams seemed bigger than his ability to achieve them. In Grade 8 he worked hard to make his school basketball team, and, despite his small size, accomplished the task....
2012 Inductee
Graduating with a degree in medicine from the University of Montréal in 1930, Dr. Frappier spent two years at the Institut Pasteur in Paris working with the developers of the tuberculosis vaccine...
2012 Inductee
Dr. Fraser was indeed an original thinker. As a fearless groundbreaker blessed with rare insight, he initially chose the medical field before being captivated by genetics while earning his Bachelor...
2012 Inductee
Beginning in the early 1960s and throughout his brilliant career spent primarily at McGill University Health Centre’s Royal Victoria Hospital, Dr. Macklem was a remarkably creative and prolific...
2012 Inductee
Dr. Macleod received his medical degree at the University of Aberdeen. What followed were many prestigious appointments in London, England and the United States. In 1918, he was elected Professor of...
2012 Inductee
The decade-long march to discover the cystic fibrosis gene began when Dr. Tsui arrived in Canada and applied a new theory called genetic linkage to map the most common inherited disease affecting...
2012 Inductee
Dr. Aguayo trained in neurology at Toronto and McGill universities after graduating in medicine from the University of Córdoba in Argentina. In 1967 he was appointed an assistant professor in the...
2011 Inductee
His exceptional leadership skills led to appointments as chair of the Department of Pathology, and vice-president and dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences. A true visionary, he pioneered and...
2011 Inductee
After studying medicine at the University of Montreal, Dr. David pursued a new science yet in its infancy: cardiology. His early years of training with renowned cardiologists Paul Dudley White in...
2011 Inductee
Graduating in medicine from McGill University in 1904, Dr. Meakins studied at Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore and later in New York City at Presbyterian Hospital. In 1910, at the age of 28...
2011 Inductee
In 1980, Dr. Ronald assisted the University of Nairobi in creating one of the premiere initiatives in health collaborations between northern and southern institutions: The University of Manitoba...
2011 Inductee

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