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.
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    Joseph Martin, MD PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Health and Medical Education & Training, Leadership in Organizational Development

    Dr. Joseph Martin’s innovative and collaborative work as Dean of Medicine at Harvard University, and his lifelong support of medical advancement…

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    Marco Marra, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Cells, Genetics & Genomics

    For decades, Dr. Marco Marra has pushed the boundaries of scientific knowledge in an effort to better understand human genomics. His visionary and…

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    Connie J. Eaves, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Women in Medicine

    Dr. Connie Eaves, a world authority on stem cells of the blood-forming system and their regulation in normal and perturbed states, has made…

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    Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, MDCM

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

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

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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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    Michael Hayden, MD PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics

    Michael Hayden has profoundly advanced our understanding of the genetic basis of Huntington’s disease and the pathways involved.

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    Judith G. Hall, MD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Leadership in Organizational Development, Women in Medicine

    For over four decades, Dr. Judith Hall has been at the international forefront of genetic and pediatric research.

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    Alan Bernstein, PhD

    Cancer, Global Health, Leadership in Organizational Development, Cells, Genetics & Genomics

    Alan Bernstein is a world-renowned health leader and researcher in the field of stem cell cancer research.

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    Ronald Worton, PhD

    Cells, Genetics & Genomics, Leadership in Organizational Development, Cells, Genetics & Genomics

    Ronald Worton is known around the world for his work in human genetics and his isolation of the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy gene.

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