Congratulations Dr. Valyear. Dr. Valyear won the 2011 Collip Medal and the 2011 Governor General Gold Medal

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Collip Award Winners

The Collip Medal Award was established in 1959 and is presented annually to the outstanding PhD student graduating from one of the basic science programs in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. This award, in the form of a medal commemorates the contributions to the University of Western Ontario, and to Canadian Biomedical Sciences, of one of the former Deans of Medicine, Dr. J. B Collip. This award is based on the overall performance of a student during his or her tenure at Western and is granted at Spring Convocation.

2011 Award Winners

  • The Morris Kroll Memorial Scholarship (2011 and 2013)
  • Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship for Teaching & Research
  • Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship for Publication
  • Nellie Farthing Fellowship in the Medical Sciences
  • Collip Medal Award

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