Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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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
Henri J. Breault received his MD from The University of Western Ontario in 1936. An internship at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Windsor gave Dr. Breault a strong foundation in pediatrics, which he...
1997 Inductee
Dr. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell received his medical training at the London Hospital and MD from Oxford University in 1889. He was an unmotivated medical student until inspired by a tent evangelist to...
1997 Inductee
Deciding on a medical career at a young age, Dr. Pierre Masson received his MD from the University of Paris in 1909. He continued his studies at the Pasteur Institute in Paris between 1909 and 1914...
1997 Inductee
Dr. Brenda Milner (née Langford) received her MA from Cambridge University in 1949. Her main interest focused on experimental psychology. While still completing her MA, she moved to Canada in 1944 to...
1997 Inductee
The vinblastine story was a serendipitous one closely associated with diabetes. In 1952, Dr. Noble received an envelope from his brother Dr. Clark Noble containing 25 leaves from the Madagascar...
1997 Inductee
Dr. Louis Siminovitch studied chemistry at McGill University, earning his PhD in 1944. Research fellowships at the National Research Council Research Council in Ottawa (1944-47) and at the Institut...
1997 Inductee

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