Awards

Dr. Pietro Ravani – Cumming School of Medicine’s Enhanced Bridge Funding Program

Dr. Pietro RavaniDr. Pietro Ravani, currently a Full Professor with the Section of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine. In the recent Project Scheme Competition, he has qualified for the Cumming School of Medicine’s Enhanced Bridge Funding Program with his application “Gut-Derived Toxins in Kidney Failure: New Opportunities to Improve Outcomes in Hemodialysis Patients” We take this opportunity to wish him good luck with his research.

Dr. Nairne Scott-Douglas – FMC Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Nairn Scott-DouglasCongratulations to Dr. Nairne Scott-Douglas who was announced the 2016 FMC Physician of the Year. This Award (previously Clinician of the Year) is presented annually by the FMC Medical Staff Association to recognize a physician for their outstanding commitment to the patients, staff and students of Foothills Medical Centre and to the community they serve.

Dr. Adam Bass – Undergraduate Medical Education Award

Dr. Adam BassDr. Adam J. Bass currently a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Section of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine is the proud recipient of the Undergraduate Medical Education Award for clinical, adjunct and research faculty. This award acknowledges his significant achievements in 2016 in the area of undergraduate medical education.
 
Acknowledgement of this achievement will take place during the Cumming School of Medicine’s annual awards dinner.

Dr. Melanie Stapleton – Undergraduate Medical Education Award

Dr. Melanie StapletonDr. Melanie P. Stapleton currently a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Section of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine is the proud recipient of the Postgraduate Clinical Education Award for clinical, adjunct and research faculty. This award acknowledges her significant achievements in 2016 in the area of postgraduate clinical education.
 
Acknowledgement of this achievement will take place during the Cumming School of Medicine’s annual awards dinner.

Drs. Braden Manns & Brenda Hemmelgarn – Kidney Foundation Medal for Research Excellence

Drs. Hemmelgarn and Manns

Dr. Braden Manns (centre left) and Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn (centre)

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Braden Manns and Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn, who were jointly awarded the Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence.
 
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is committed to supporting excellent renal research in Canada. As part of this commitment, the Foundation established the Medal for Research Excellence in 1996. The medal is presented annually to a Canadian resident who is recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in kidney-related research.