Dr. Kara Nerenberg – WHBH Mid-Career Research Chair Award

Dr. Paula PearceWe are pleased to anounce that Dr. Kara Nerenberg has received the HSF/CIHR Women’s Heart and Brain Health Mid-Career Research Chair Award. This award will provide support for her research program for up to five years to continue the important work that she and her team started here in Calgary as a step towards improving the postpartum heart and brain health of women after preeclampsia. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kara Nerenberg

Dr. Paula Pearce – PARA Clinical Teaching Award, Honorable Mention

Dr. Paula PearceThe Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA) have announced Dr. Paula Pearce as the recipient of an “Honorable Mention” for 2017-2018 PARA Clinical Teaching Award for the University of Calgary. This award recognizes physician preceptors who have shown excelence in resident physician education. Please join us in congratulating her on this award.

Dr. John Conly – Governor General’s Order of Canada Appointment

Dr. John Conly Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours, recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. The motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM (“They desire a better country”).
Congratulations to Dr. John Conly for being awarded the Governor General’s Order of Canada Appointment for his ongoing dedication to antimicrobial resistance and infection control in Canada, notably by creating national guidelines on the standard of care for infectious diseases.

Dr. Mark Gillrie – CIHR Fellowship Success

Dr. Mark Gillrie has been awarded a CIHR Fellowship (Health Professional category), ranking in the top 5 amongst his peers. Mark is currently finishing up advanced training in the area of 3D tissue culture at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (supported by a Department of Medicine Fellowship Award). Congratulations Mark!