Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Infectious Diseases

Combining scientific excellence with a social conscience on a global scale, Dr. Wainberg’s research and collaborations are acknowledged as having helped save millions of lives. Dr. Wainberg served as...
2016 Inductee
In 1981, Dr. Montaner joined UBC and completed his postgraduate and residency training.  As a young internist, he treated some of the earliest cases of AIDS in Canada.Since 1998, he has been the...
2015 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
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
Félix d’Hérelle applied a single-minded enthusiasm and scientific thoroughness to every new challenge. Records from his first assignment on behalf of the Government of Canada to explore the...
2007 Inductee
John Geral FitzGerald, “Canada’s Public Health Visionary”, was the eldest son of a pharmacist of Irish lineage. At age 16 he left home for the University of Toronto Medical School, graduating in 1903...
2004 Inductee
After receiving his MD at Université Laval, Dr. Montizambert travelled to Edinburgh for post-graduate training before taking up the post of medical superintendent of the Grosse-Île Quarantine...
2001 Inductee