Awards and Recognition

Rahul Arora, BHSc’19

Rahul Arora, BHSc’19

Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) graduate Rahul Arora, BHSc’19, is studying at the prestigious Oxford University after being named a Rhodes Scholar. Arora maintained a 4.0 GPA at the CSM while a member of UCalgary’s Scholars Academy for high-achieving students.

Dr. Glenda MacQueen, MD, PhD

Dr. Glenda MacQueen, MD, PhD

Dr. Glenda MacQueen, MD, PhD, delivered the 2019 Lecture of a Lifetime, an annual event showcasing the talents and achievements of leading UCalgary academics.

Elliott M. Reichardt, BHSc’17

Elliott M. Reichardt, BHSc’17

Elliott M. Reichardt, BHSc’17, is pursuing a PhD in anthropology at Stanford University as part of the prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholars global cohort of promising future leaders. 

Drs. Jean Addington, PhD, Braden Manns, MD, Mark Swain, MD, and Keith Yeates, PhD,

Drs. Jean Addington, PhD, Braden Manns, MD, Mark Swain, MD, and Keith Yeates, PhD,

Drs. Jean Addington, PhD, Braden Manns, MD, Mark Swain, MD, and Keith Yeates, PhD, were among those named 2019 Canadian Association of Health Sciences fellows, one of the country’s highest honours in academic medicine.

Dr. Garnette Sutherland, MD

Dr. Garnette Sutherland, MD

Dr. Garnette Sutherland, MD, was one of six recipients of the Governor General’s Innovation Award from across Canada. Among Sutherland’s innovations is the high field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) system, which is based on a movable magnet that provides surgeons with detailed, 3D MR images during an operation. This technology has been used to treat more than 40,000 neurosurgical patients worldwide.

Dr. John Conly, MD

Dr. John Conly, MD

Dr. John Conly, MD, a pioneer in antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and health-care innovation, was invested in the Order of Canada.

Dr. Rachel Ellaway, PhD

Dr. Rachel Ellaway, PhD

Dr. Rachel Ellaway, PhD, was named the Canadian Association of Medical Education Ian Hart Award winner for outstanding contribution to medical education. She was also honoured by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Duncan Graham Award.

Dr. Greg Cairncross, MD

Dr. Greg Cairncross, MD

Dr. Greg Cairncross, MD, was a co-recipient of the O. Harold Warwick Prize awarded to a pioneering researcher for outstanding achievement in cancer control research. 

Dr. Chen Fong, MD

Dr. Chen Fong, MD

Dr. Chen Fong, MD, had an honourary degree conferred upon him from the CSM as well as Faculties of Law, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine and Graduate Studies. It’s the university’s highest academic honour, bestowed for notable achievements and recognition of community service.