Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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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
Remarkable advancements at the University of Alberta in the study of hepatitis B, a disease affecting an estimated 350 million, are the result of Dr. Tyrrell's dedication and brilliant insight. Aware...
2011 Inductee
Dr. Alan Burton began his career as a high school physics teacher before immigrating to Canada at the age of 23 and becoming a graduate student in physics at the University of Toronto. Dr....
2010 Inductee
A strong believer in the power of education, Dr. Cochrane was lured towards an academic career at Dalhousie University in 1958. While in Halifax, he initiated the first Cystic Fibrosis clinic in the...
2010 Inductee
Dr. Phil Gold was born in Montreal and has remained faithful to his native city for most of his life. A brilliant mind with a distinguished record of scientific achievement in immunology and cancer,...
2010 Inductee
During his PhD program at McGill University in the 1960’s, Dr. Hogg was thoroughly trained in lung morphometry, stereology, respiratory physiology and pathophysiology. He later expanded his...
2010 Inductee
One cannot fully appreciate the impact of Dr. Peters’ work without taking into account the challenges she faced as a female in an era when women were not universally accepted as scientists. To...
2010 Inductee

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