Dr. Mary Anne Lee Memorial Lectureship

Dr. Mary Anne Lee

Dr. Mary Anne Lee was born in Montreal, and raised and educated in Toronto. She obtained an Honours BSc at the University of Toronto, then entered and graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in 1971. Her internship was completed at the Toronto Western Hospital, and Internal Medicine as well as Neurology residencies were completed at the University of Toronto. Mary Anne’s FRCPC in Internal Medicine was completed in 1975 and in Neurology, in 1977. She spent time as a research fellow in the EEG laboratory at the University of Western Ontario with Warren Blume, and at the University of Uppsala in Sweden with Erik Stålberg. She served as a lecturer at the University of Toronto until 1981 before moving to Calgary. Mary Anne was a staff Neurologist at Foothills Hospital, director of Clinical Neurophysiology at Foothills Hospital from 1981-2000 and served as president of the Foothills medical staff in 1995.

She taught medical students, internal medicine residents, neurology residents and neurophysiology fellows at the University of Calgary. Her expertise was in epilepsy, EEG and EMG and she served as president of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists from 1994 to 1996 and was director of the University of Calgary epilepsy clinic.

Guest Lecturers:

2002   Dr. Samuel Wiebe
2003   Dr. Fred Andermann

2004   Dr. Bob Fisher
2005   Dr. Pete Engel
2006   John Langfitt, PhD
2007   Jean Gotman, PhD
2008   Dr. Nick Barbaro
2009   Dr. Mike Sperling
2010    Dr. Sam Berkovic
2011     Dr. Fernando Cendes
2012    Dr. Nico Moshe
2013    Dr. Dan Lowenstein
2014    Dr. Elson So
2015    Dr. Asla Pitkänen
2016    Dr. Josep Dalmau
2017    Dr. Lara Jehi
2018    Dr. Brian Litt
2019    Dr. Robert E. Gross