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A research-intensive medical school translates to better health care for our community.  The Cumming School of Medicine is a national research leader in brain and mental health, chronic diseases, and cardiovascular sciences.

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University of Calgary mourns loss of Dr. Bob Church

Remembering Dr. Robert (Bob) Church (1937 to 2019)

Dr. Bob Church is often described as an outstanding scientist, administrator, teacher and friend.  A founding member of what was formerly known as the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Dr. Church was an internationally known leader and expert in transferring the technologies of genetics, reproductive physiology and molecular biology to the agricultural and biotechnology industries.

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Alumni Engagement

Alumni Engagement

Our MDBHScMScPhDMBT and BCR alumni are making significant impacts across the globe. 

 

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Awards and Recognition

The CSM's Awards and Recognition Committee honour faculty members and their achievements. Awards and honours range from early career awards and community honours, to distinguished achievement awards such as Royal Society of Canada and Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowships.

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Community Engagement, Local and Global

Our team provides community engagement guidance and assists our communities achieve their goals through networking, strategic planning, project management, learning and research.

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DLRI

Distributed Learning and Rural Initiatives

We foster and sustain meaningful relationships between medical educators, healthcare professionals in training and individuals and families living in rural Alberta. Our commitment to education and research results in the recruitment and retention of dedicated, skilled rural physicians.

Rural Medicine in action

  1. Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. Susanne Benseler 
    Contact: Website

  2. Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. Gregory Cairncross 
    Contact: Website

  3. Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

    Institute Director: Dr. Paul Kubes
    Contact: Website

  4. Hotchkiss Brain Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. David Park
    ContactWebsite

  5. O'Brien Institute for Public Health

    Institute Director: Dr. Bill Ghali
    ContactWebsite

  6. Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta

    Institute Director: Dr. Todd Anderson
    ContactWebsite

  7. McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

    Institute Director: Dr. Steven Boyd
    ContactWebsite

  8. Research Centres

  1. Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Gary Dobson 
    Contact: Website

  2. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Department Head: Dr. Sarah Childs
    ContactWebsite

  3. Cardiac Sciences

    Department Head: Dr. Todd Anderson
    Contact: Website

  4. Cell Biology and Anatomy

    Department Head: Dr. Benedikt Hallgrimsson 
    Contact: Website

  5. Clinical Neurosciences

    Department Head: Dr. Rajiv Midha
    Contact: Website

  6. Community Health Sciences

    Department Head: Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn
    ContactWebsite

  7. Critical Care Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Thomas Stelfox
    Contact: Website

  8. Emergency Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Eddy Lang 
    Contact: Website

  9. Family Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Charles Leduc 
    Contact: Website

  10. Medical Genetics

    Department Head: Dr. Francois Bernier
    Contact: Website

  11. Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Richard Leigh 
    Contact: Website

  12. Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

    Department Head: Dr. Christopher Mody
    Contact: Website

  13. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Department Head: Dr. Colin Birch
    Contact: 403.944.4419  Website

  14. Oncology

    Department Head: Dr. Sunil Verma 
    Contact: Website

  15. Paediatrics

    Department Head: Dr. Mark Anselmo
    Contact: Website

  16. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Christopher Naugler
    Contact: Website

  17. Physiology and Pharmacology

    Department Head: Dr. Wallace MacNaughton
    Contact: Website

  18. Psychiatry

    Department Head: Dr. Valerie Taylor
    Contact: Website

  19. Radiology

    Department Head: Dr. Richard Walker
    Contact: Website

  20. Surgery

    Department Head: Dr. Sean Grondin
    Contact: Website


News


Endurance activities may lead to major health benefits for people with diabetes

Kinesiology researcher David Montero explores the role of blood volume for aerobic capacity in diabetes...

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Three UCalgary scholars named to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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University of Calgary mourns loss of Dr. Bob Church

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Pioneer in the connection between physical activity and cancer control joins prestigious academy

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