Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Department News

Dr. Jonathan Martin has been selected as the recipient of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's "Tier II Basic Science Award for Excellence in Mentoring Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows".  This award is held in the highest esteem by our Faculty.  It acknowledges Dr. Martin's outstanding mentoring capabilities, commitment and unfailing encouragement and support to his students.

Dr. Aducio Thiesen, Associate Professor Division of Anatomical Pathology has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Pathology.

PhD student Michal Zielinski has been selected to be the University of Alberta representative to attend the 2015 Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting. Michal has been selected for this extraordinaory opportunity as one of the maximum of five star trainees from Canadian Universities to spend a week with 672 PhD students and PDFs from 88 countries and 70 Nobel Laureates.

Ms. Jennifer McPhee has been selected by the University of Alberta as the recipient of the Annual APO Recognition Award.  This award is designed to recognize the outstanding members of the University and their extraordinary contributions.

Dr. Jonathan Martin, received the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher 2014 award.  Three thousand researchers in the world, and <100 in Canada, earned this distinction in 2014 by authoring the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science IndicatorsSM as Highly Cited Papers - ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication.   More ... 

Ms. Danielle Lee, Convenant Healthcare, received the Lloyd A. Kennedy Pathologists' Assistants Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists.

Ms. Lisa Purdy, has been chosen as the winner of the Ernest Skakun Award for Contributions to Health Education by the Faculty Education Committee, University of Alberta.