We are the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, one of the world’s elite academic health sciences centres, where top students are taught by award-winning educators and mentored by renowned scientists in a dynamic learning environment.
We conduct our teaching, research and patient care in accordance with the highest international standards. We work with our partners in education, research and health care for the greater good of the local, regional and global community.
Outstanding areas of medical research at the University of Alberta include diabetes, obesity, virology, heart disease, motor control and rehabilitation, protein structure and function, and transplantation.
Dr. Philip Awadalla
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
Principal Investigator & Director, Genome Canada
Canadian Data Integration Centre
OICR Senior Principal Investigator & Director
Ontario Health Study, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Speaker #1 - Marie-France Provost - Dept. of National Defence Techs: "Experience in Afghanistan"
Speaker #2 - Dr. Josh Raizman: "Using cell free DNA for noninvasive prenatal testing of fetal anomalies"
Speaker #3 - Tsega Workineh, Terry Meunier, Barb Romansky: "Reducing the number of standing orders for inpatients"
Speaker #4 - AP-Year in Review - Dr. Terence Colgan
Speaker #1 - Dr. Patrick Nation: "Veterinary Pathology"
Speaker #2 - Andrea Kunst: "Anonymous Live Liver Donations: My Donor Experience"
Speaker #3 - TBA
Speaker #4 - AP-Year in Review
Dr. Mark Cervinski
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director of Clinical Chemistry
Director of Point-of-Care Testing
Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry
Speaker #1 - Newson Ly: "Blood Bank & HLA"
Speaker #2 - Dr. Kinga Kowalewska-Grochowska - "Micro topic TBA"
Career Workshop: Graduate Studies
Speaker #1 - Prenilla Naidu: "STIs"
Speaker #2 - Simon Charlebois - "Developing the Laboratory tech training for the Afghan National Security Forces"
Speaker #3 - Denise Forwick-Whalley: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Funeral Industry"
Career Workshop: Resident