Awards and Accolades - August 2019

Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.

Kirsten Bauer - 22 August 2019

Faculty Recognition

Bo Cao (Cloud), Department of Psychiatry, received Honorable Mention in the competition for the Klerman Prize for Exceptional Clinical Research, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for Advancing the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Psychiatric Illness. Read more.

Arya Sharma, Department of Medicine, member of Women and Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) and Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI) was awarded the Master of the American Board of Obesity Medicine recognition award.

Todd Alexander, Department of Pediatrics, member of WCHRI, received a biomedical research grant over two years from the Kidney Foundation of Canada. His project is entitled "Phosphate source determines route of intestinal absorption: fundamental studies with dietary implications."

CIHR Spring Project Grants

Congratulations to the following winners of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's spring project grants. FoMD researchers received 16 out of 20 grants funded at the U of A and we couldn't be more proud.

Students, Residents and Trainees

Congratulations to Danielle Clark-Perry, School of Dentistry, on receiving the SUNSTAR World Dental Hygienist Award for her Master's Project entitled "The Role of Loricrin in Severe (Formerly Aggressive) Periodontal Disease." The award was presented at the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene, Brisbane, Australia.

Jenny-Lynn Senger, PhD candidate and plastic surgery resident, received the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons' resident research award in the basic science category. Well done!

Alexander Skojka (supervisor Adetola Adesita), was awarded the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)'s Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship.

Fatemeh Ramazani, a Department of Surgery resident , received a Summer Studentship in Health Professions Education scholarship sponsored by the IDEAS office.

Joseph Tatuene, NMHI PhD student, received the BMO Financial Group Graduate Studentship.

University of Alberta Alumni Awards

Know an outstanding U of A grad? Nominate them for a 2020 Alumni Award.

University of Alberta alumni around the globe uphold our promise to use their education "for the public good" through their professional achievements, community service and innovation. The Alumni Awards recognize these contributions and tells the stories of our exceptional alumni, inspiring us all to Do Great Things. Help us recognize the FoMD's outstanding alumni with a nomination.

Nomination deadline: December 15, 2019

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