Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Remembering David H. MacLennan, OC OOnt PhD FRSC FRS

June 29, 2020

Renowned interdisciplinary researcher | Outstanding educator | Prolific author and mentor

| Insightful, international collaborator |

David H. MacLennan

OC OOnt PhD FRSC FRS | 2013 CMHF Laureate
July 3rd, 1937 - June 24th, 2020

Born in Swan River, Manitoba, David MacLennan's passion for knowledge started at a young age.

With a relentless dedication to discovery, he is remembered as one of Canada's foremost biomedical scientists.


"He was a star in Canadian research and has been an example

of how medical science should be carried out." - John Dirks, CM MD | 2012 CMHF Laureate


"We look at David as a role model...

He had a lot of courage, as he worked across disciplinary barriers, which is an important skill in medical research." - Mladen Vranic, OC OOnt MD DSc FRSC FRCPC FCAHS | 2009 CMHF Laureate



View his obituary HERE