Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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OVER A PERIOD OF EIGHT DAYS, Dr. Bondar circled our planet at thirty thousand kilometres per hour, conducting more than forty pioneering experiments in the world's first International Microgravity...
1998 Inductee
Thomas Clement Douglas earned his BA at Brandon College and graduated with his MA from McMaster University in 1933. Two years later, Douglas won his first election. This would be the start of his 44...
1998 Inductee
Ray Fletcher Farquharson entered medical school at the University of Toronto in the fall of 1917 and left in the spring of 1918 to enlist as a gunner in the Canadian Field Artillery. His artillery...
1998 Inductee
Charles Miller Fisher attended the University of Toronto Medical School and graduated in 1938. During the Second World War, Dr. Fisher was in a German prison camp for three and a half years. He...
1998 Inductee
Dr. Gustave Gingras graduated from The University of Montreal medical school in 1943 and would go on to become one of the greatest names in Canadian medicine. Gingras's work with paraplegics at the...
1998 Inductee
The Cobalt-60 Beam Therapy Unit was a critical advancement in the fight against cancer and offered a treatment for deep-seeded tumours and cancer cells that previous low-energy x-ray technologies...
1998 Inductee
Lehmann received his MD at the University of Berlin in 1935. Two years later he came to Canada, where he would become a naturalized Canadian citizen in 1948.Lehmann has an international reputation...
1998 Inductee
As an avid researcher with a keen mind, Menten went on to mark her career with many important co-discoveries relating to blood sugar, hemoglobin and kidney functions. Menten consistently...
1998 Inductee
Receiving his doctorate from Oxford University in 1948, Dr. Charles Beer's studies focused on organic chemistry. In 1951, he moved to North America, accepting research fellowships and positions at...
1997 Inductee
Bigelow earned his MD from the University of Toronto in 1938, and this was followed by a surgical residency at Toronto General Hospital. During World War II he served as a surgeon in casualty...
1997 Inductee

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