Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Remembering Mladen Vranic, MD DSc

June 19, 2019

 A legend in diabetes research …
a remarkable scientist, excellent educator, fine administrator and a lovely guy.

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Rémi Quirion PhD

Dr. Quirion has summarized the scope and purpose of his position and the role of research: “Research helps us to understand the social, economic, medical and environmental phenomena that surround us. It can also guide the decisions of governments, companies, public agencies and citizens. Research leads to incredible medical advances, ever more sophisticated and greener technologies, and the development of public policies and practices adapted to meet our needs.” 

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Connie J. Eaves PhD

Dr. Eaves’ work, spanning four decades, has provided meaningful insight into the biology of leukemia and breast cancer. Her discoveries have advanced curative therapies for patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and identified “quiescent” CML stem cells, the first recognition of this cellular state as a hallmark of many types of chemo-resistant cancer stem cells.  The full import of this discovery has yet to be fully realized with continuing implications for ongoing cancer research.  Dr.

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Jacalyn Duffin MD PhD

A haematologist and historian, Dr. Duffin has assured that thousands of physicians and nurses appreciate the broader cultural and social contexts of their professions.  Modern medicine emphasizes mastery of scientific and technical information, but Dr. Duffin argues that the humanities, notably history, form part of balanced, effective training.

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James A. Dosman MD

Born in rural Saskatchewan, Dr. Dosman grew up with firsthand experience of the challenges of farming and the demands of rural work. As a physician and specialist in respiratory medicine, he early encountered the effects of dust exposure among grain workers in Canada, which led to the establishment of a nationwide database supporting research and training, later emulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States. Dr.

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Naranjan S. Dhalla PhD

For several decades, as Secretary General and President of ISHR, Dr. Dhalla has worked to internationalize research in basic cardiovascular science, helping to extend its health benefits globally, an objective powerfully reinforced by the community health focus of the IACS.  Together, these organizations have significantly strengthened cardiovascular research in both Canada and the world.

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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame to join the growing excitment at 100 Kellogg Lane

March 29, 2019

London, ON The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF), founded in London, Ontario in 1994 is moving their Exhibit Hall and offices to 100 Kellogg Lane in July, 2019. Upon completion of the new entrance and atrium in the coming year, the inspiring stories of more than 130 Canadian medical heroes will be on display in the new Exhibit Hall in an open, accessible area on the main floor.

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G. Brock Chisholm MD

Dr. Chisholm, who began his medical career as a physician in private practice, effectively became “Doctor to the World,” with a practice embracing 3 billion people, helping build the cooperative international institutions that sustain the world today.

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RECOGNIZING AND INSPIRING A NEW GENERATION OF HEALTH LEADERS AND INNOVATORS

September 6, 2018

LONDON, ON – Second year medical students with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge are recognized today with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award. Each recipient receives a cash prize of $5,000 and a travel subsidy to attend the 2019 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Montreal on May 2, 2019, where they will have the opportunity to meet CMHF Laureates and interact with health leaders from across the country.

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2018 Scholarship Recipients

August 27, 2018

THE CANADIAN MEDICAL HALL OF FAME SUPPORTS OUTSTANDING COMMUNTY-MINDED YOUTH PURSUING HEALTH SCIENCES

London, ON – One high school student in each of four regions across Canada has been named to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame | Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship. These exceptionally bright and community-minded students begin their university education this September with $4,000 toward their undergraduate degree in medicine or a health science field at a Canadian university.

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