Meet our Laureates

Six Canadian medical heroes are inducted annually into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Their work may be a single meritorious contribution or a lifetime of superior accomplishments.  Pioneers in their field, they are role models of excellence in health in Canada and the world.

Are you interested in which Laureates relate to a specific disease, or specialty?

    Naranjan S. Dhalla, PhD

    Heart & Vessels, Global Health, Leadership in Organizational Development

    For several decades, as Secretary General and President of ISHR, Dr. Dhalla has worked to internationalize research in basic cardiovascular…

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    James Dosman, MD

    Lungs, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Global Health

    Dr. James A. Dosman has devoted his long career to improving and protecting the health of agricultural workers in Canada and throughout the world…

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    Rémi Quirion, PhD

    Brain & Mind, Leadership in Organizational Development, Health Policy

    Scientist-administrators like Dr. Quirion help ensure that great projects of science, grounded in basic research, will continue to generate social…

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    Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, MDCM

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Skin, Bones, Muscles & Joints, Patient Care, Women in Medicine

    By developing diagnostic tests, screening programs, and treatments for disorders once untreatable and poorly understood,…

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    Vladimir Hachinski, MD

    Brain & Mind, Brain & Mind, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Vladimir Hachinski is a world-renowned neurologist, a foremost authority in the field of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer’s research and an…

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    Philip Berger, MD

    Patient Care, Service Abroad, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy

    Physicians resist the ravages of disease, and sometimes, the agendas and interests of governments. Dr. Philip Berger’s 40-year career is a record…

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    B. Brett Finlay, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Infectious Disease, Allergy & Immunity

    Dr. Brett Finlay has extended our understanding of how microbes interact with humans in both health and disease, uncovered their role in asthma,…

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    Balfour Mount, MD

    Patient Care, Public Health, Health Promotion & Advocacy, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Balfour Mount has worked as a physician, lecturer and author to ensure compassion has kept pace with power in our treatment of life-limiting…

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    Emily Stowe, MD

    The Early Days - Health Care Pioneers, Health and Medical Education & Training, Women in Medicine

    Dr. Emily Stowe ranks as a true pioneer. She was the first female public school principal in Ontario, the first female physician to practise…

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