The recipients of the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research are committed to building connections. Whether it be between organic compounds and metals or scholars and Indigenous communities, each scholar has established themselves as leaders in their fields, working to connect their studies to the world at large. Spanning disciplines across the university, the 2017 PER recipients are Sam McKegney (English), Liying Cheng (Education), Cathleen Crudden (Chemistry), Pascale Champagne (Civil Engineering), and Denis O’Donnell (Medicine).
The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA) has recognized Professor Emerita Elizabeth Eisenhauer with its award for Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research for her preeminent work in the field of cancer clinical trials, cancer treatment and drug delivery, and cancer research strategy and development.
Dr. Eisenhauer, renowned for her research in ovarian cancer, malignant melanoma, and malignant brain tumours, is one of only six recipients who will be formally presented with CCRA awards at the organization’s biennial scientific conference next week.
Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has reappointed Dr. Anthony Sanfilippo as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2017.
Dr. Sanfilippo will be entering his third term in the position as Associate Dean, which he has held since 2007. Anthony Sanfilippo has been a member of Queen’s faculty since 1989 and is currently a full Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.
This guest blog was written by Kate Rath-Wilson, PhD, and MD Candidate (Class of 2019).
The 2017 winners of the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards have been announced with awards being handed out in educational leadership, student services, and curriculum development. Two of the three awards were given to Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Damon Dagnone and Renée Fitzpatrick.
The awards, created in 2015, recognize individuals and teams who have shown exceptional innovation and leadership in teaching and learning on campus and are administered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL).