Professor, McGill University

Annmarie Adams has pioneered interdisciplinary methodologies for assessing healthcare design, an increasingly relevant field as Canada's hospitals age. Trained as an architect and architectural historian, her award-winning publications, exhibitions, teaching, and activism illuminate the complex relationship of health and the built environment, and have situated Canadian hospitals at the forefront of international, architectural discourse. Her impact in medicine has been recognized by the architectural profession as "a model of professional outreach."


Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Adams received his Veterinary degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1982 and began his career in private practice. While studying at the University of Wisconsin, he became a boarded member of the American College of Theriogenologists and earned a PhD in reproductive physiology/endocrinology. Dr. Adams joined the University of Saskatchewan in 1991 and has pioneered the One Health movement with colleagues across campus to develop an innovative reproductive research program. He has garnered over $25 million in research grant funding, published over 200 scientific papers, and has ...


Hematologist, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

One of those rare individuals: a genuine "quadruple threat" - an outstanding researcher, clinician, administrator and teacher. He is an international leader in coagulation disorders whose studies define our standards of clinical care, appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine. His clinical expertise extends from the patient to the nation, caring for individuals while working to establish national standard of care protocols. He is a dedicated teacher and administrator, having been Chair of the Department of Medicine at Dalhousie and now Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie. He ...


Professor of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary Dr. Anderson is an internationally recognized clinician-scientist at the University of Calgary with a research interest in the study of human blood vessel function. Three of Dr. Anderson’s publications have been cited over 1000 times. He is the Head of the Department of Cardiac Sciences, the Director of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute, the chair of the Scientific Review Committee of Heart and Stroke Foundation, and cochair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society dyslipidemia guidelines panel. Internationally, he is the chair of the ...


Aslam Anis is a Professor in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC and one of Canada’s leading health economists. Early on, Dr. Anis demonstrated that costly HIV/AIDS drugs save money and that failing to use these drugs actually is more expensive than using them. He has also shown governments how changes to drug reimbursement can save money, increase access to drugs for Canadians and improve their health. His program on determining formulary access in British Columbia has become the basis for a Canada-wide program and has been taken up by other government agencies, including that ...


Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

Jack Antel is a Professor of Neurology at McGill University where he has served as Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Prior to his work at McGill, Dr. Antel was Professor of Neurology at the University of Chicago. His interests include interactions between the immune and central nervous systems and inflammatory demyelinating disorders, including multiple sclerosis. He has served on editorial boards for numerous neurological journals and on advisory boards for such organization as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of the United States, the American Neurological ...


Dr. Mehran Anvari, O.C., O.Ont, is a pioneer in robotics, telerobotics and minimally invasive surgery in Canada. His leadership and contributions in these fields have been recognized by his appointments to the Order of Canada and Order of Ontario. Dr. Anvari is a tenured Professor of Surgery at McMaster University and an Adjunct Scientist for the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). He is the founding director of the Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS) and Scientific Director and CEO of the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), which recently partnered with ...


Distinguished University Professor, University of Alberta

Paul Armstrong is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Alberta.He serves in a broad range of consultative, editorial, and research leadership roles. In recognition of his academic leadership, Dr. Armstrong has received numerous awards for scholarly and societal contributions. He publishes extensively, frequently lectures in national and international academic forums,and plays an active leadership role in the conduct of a number of ongoing cardiovascular clinical trials. He serves as an associate editor of Circulation: Heart Failure, a senior advisory editor for ...


Dr. Robert Armstrong has made outstanding contributions in clinical care, education, research, and service to government. While Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UBC, he has also served as President of Pediatric Chairs of Canada. His major contributions include innovation in developmental pediatrics and provincial, national, international leadership to ameliorate health outcomes for children with disabilities. He is actively involved in global child health, working with rural born infants in Pakistan, fostering educational innovation in Uganda, supporting Chinese capacity for improved ...


Professor of Psychology, University of Regina

Dr. Asmundson is a Registered Doctoral Psychologist and Professor at the UofR. He is Editor-in-Chief of two leading journals and serves on numerous editorial boards. His pioneering work on fear-avoidance in chronic pain and his shared vulnerability model of co-occurring PTSD and chronic pain have led to significant advances in understanding and treating these prevalent, disabling, and costly conditions. He is a FRSC, a recipient of the SOM, and was awarded the Molson Prize for remarkable achievements in the social science. He is actively involved in clinical research/supervision and has ...