Dr. Eric Schloss has been introduced into the "Order of Canada" . Dr. Schloss is a dermatologist and pathologist by trade who has been involved in humanitarian work both at home and abroad. He shared his expertise by teaching across Africa and following the 2010 Haitian earthquake, he traveled to the Caribbean nation to give medical assistance. The Order of Canada is one of Canada’s highest civilian honours. Recipients are recognized for outstanding achievement and service that betters the country. See Edmonton Journal story for full details.
Ms. Anne Halpin received the “Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST) Pediatrics Allied Health Travel Bursary” (1000$) for the 2017 CST annual meeting.
Dr. Anna Füzéry received the “AACC Rocky Mountain Local Section Annual National AACC Meeting Educational Scholarship” ($1,000 USD to attend the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA, U.S.A.).
Dr. Chris Le was invited to serve on the “Advisory Board of Overseas Chinese Scientific Experts Panel, Overseas Chinese Office of the State Council of China”. Dr. Le attended the inaugural Advisory Board celebration and meeting, held in the Great Hall of People, Beijing, on August 22, 2017.
Dr. Locksley McGann has received an “Alumni of Honour Award” from the Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo. This award recognizes individual alumni who have differentiated themselves as exceptional professionals and personal achievers.
We would like to offer congratulations to Dr. Lori West, Director of the ATI, who was recently named a “Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada”, in the Life Sciences Division. Dr. West is one of six faculty members at the UofA elected to the Royal Society of Canada this year, and one of 89 new Fellows elected in Canada’s 150th Anniversary year.
Dr. West is also a finalist for the “ASTech Award”, Alberta Science & Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, 2017.