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UWIMAA CANADA'S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 2021 GOES TO DR BADRI RICKHI!

The 2021 Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom on May 2nd for public health reasons. 

A tribute to Dr Badri RIckhi was made by Dr Tex Kissoon, recognising his work in psychiatry, particularly in integrative psychology.

Dr Kissoon presented the award virtually and Dr Rickhi accepted it and expressed gratitude. 

Dr. Rickhi is a psychiatrist with additional training in traditional Chinese, Tibetan, Ayurvedic and Ryodoraku medicine as well as functional, energy and quantum physics medicine.

Dr Allen leading the fight against COVID-19

The Toronto Star reports that U of T researchers will track the demographics of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Click the link to read more about Dr Allen's role in fighting COVID-19!

UWIMAA CANADA'S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 2020 GOES TO DR GARTH SMITH

The 2020 Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom for public health purposes. 

A tribute to Dr Garth Smith was made by Dr Moodie, recognising his work in developmental paediatrics and especially his work with the First Nations people of Canada.

Dr Moodie presented the award virtually and Dr Smith accepted it and expressed gratitude. 

UWIMAA CANADA'S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 2019 GOES TO DR WINSTON GITTENS

Dr Winston Gittens's outstanding career was summarised by Dr Joe Butchey and Dr Gittens was presented with the UWIMAA Canada's Dinstinguished Service Award at our Annual General Meeting on May 5th 2019. 

Dr Gittens has had an amazing career as a Neurosurgeon and Administrator having completed several physician management courses, with contributions across Canada from Nova Scotia, to Newfoundland to British Columbia and Ontario. 

UWIMAA Canada's Distinguished Service Award 2018 goes to Dr Tex Kissoon

Dr Tex Kissoon Distinguished Service Awardee 2020

The UWIMAA Canadian Chapter Distinguished Service Award 2018 was presented to Dr Tex Kissoon for his excellence in medical service and research in Global Health

The award was presented at our Annual General Meeting 2018 by Dr Upton Allen to Dr Niranjan Tex Kissoon- UWI MBBS Class of 1978.

His work and research in global health and critical care in low- and middle-income countries has been influential and is based on health inequities globally.

Dr Kissoon is:

Investigator, BC Children's Hospital

Executive Medical Director, C&W Global Health

Professor Rosemary Moodie CD MBBS’82 has been honoured

Professor Rosemary Moodie CD MBBS’82  has been honoured with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander by the Government of Jamaica for outstanding contribution in philanthropy, community development and medicine in the Jamaican Diaspora in Canada.

UWIMAA Canadian hosts Sir George and Lady Sylvan Alleyne

Chancellor Sir George Alleyne was conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa by the chancellor of the University of Toronto Michael Wilson. Sir George and Lady Sylvan were hosted by the UWIMAA Canadian Chapter along with Canadian alumni and trainees.

UWIMAA Canada's Distinguished Service Award 2017 goes to Dr. Rosemary Moodie

2017 - Dr. Rosemary Moodie MBBS’82 - In recognition of exceptional service in child and maternal health

 

The UWIMAA Canada is pleased to honour Dr. Rosemary Moodie. who is a proud UWI alumna.  

She did post-graduate training in Paediatric Medicine and Perinatal Medicine at SickKids in Toronto. She completed her MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto in 2001; and Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University in 2011.

UWIMAA Toronto's Distinguished Service Award 2016 goes to Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong

2016 - Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong MBBS ’65 – In recognition of exceptional service in medical education

 

Dr Herbert Ho Ping Kong is the senior consulting physician at the University Health Network in Canada and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

He is a renowned internist and a distinguished graduate of The University of the West Indies. He has had an extensive career as an exemplary physician and teacher, whose practice has focused on difficult diagnostic problems, for which he is internationally recognised.

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