OSCC Awards

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OSCC Awards

OSCC Lifetime Achievement Award

Presented as a mark of recognition of outstanding lifetime achievements in the field of Clinical Biochemistry. This award recognizes an individual who has devoted their professional life to providing exemplary service and improving the field of Clinical Biochemistry. Individuals selected for this award have made significant contributions in all aspects of clinical biochemistry, including service, education and / or research; and have achieved national and international stature and reputation by virtue of their efforts.

David

2022 Award Recipient

David M. Goldberg
MD, PhD, FRCPC (Ret)

University of Toronto
Toronto

2021 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Stephen Hill

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PhD, FCACB

McMaster University
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Hamilton, Ontario

2020 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – David Cole

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David E.C. Cole
PhD, MD, FCACB(Ret), FRCPC

University of Toronto
Toronto

2019 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Barry Hoffman

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PhD, FCACB

Sinai Health System
Toronto

2018 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Vipin Bhayana

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PhD, FCACB

London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care
London, Ontario

2017 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Eleftherios P. Diamandis

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MD, PhD, FCACB

University Health Network
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2016 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Alan Dennis

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PhD, MSc, FCACB

North York General Hospital (Retired)
Toronto, Ontario

2015 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Khosrow Adeli

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PhD

The Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

2014 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Mathew McQueen

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MB ChB, PhD, FRCPC, FCACB (Retd), HonFRCPath

McMaster University
Population Health Research Institute
Hamilton, Ontario

2013 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Jean-Jacques Arsenault

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PhD

Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

2012 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Norman Smith

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PhD, FCACB

Victoria Hospital
London, Ontario

2011 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Sonja Tokmakejian

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PhD, MSc

Retired
Toronto, Ontario

2010 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Peter Bunting

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PhD, FCACB, DCC

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

2009 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Lynn Allen

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PhD, MSc, FCACB

Georgetown, Ontario

2008 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Bhushan Kapur

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PhD, FCACB

St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2007 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Fred Leung

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PhD, FCACB

University Hospital
London, Ontario

2006 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Arthur Vandenbroucke

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PhD, FCACB

St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2005 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – Gilbert Hill

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PhD, MD

The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario

2004 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient – A.W. ‘George’ Luxton

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MD, BSc, FCACB, FRCPC

Henderson Health Science Corporation
Hamilton, Ontario

Terms of Reference

  1. The Award shall be presented to an individual as a mark of recognition for exceptional lifetime achievements to Clinical Biochemistry.
  2. The recipient must be a member of the OSCC.
  3. The Award shall usually be presented annually during the OSCC annual scientific meeting, but if in the opinion of the Awards Committee no suitable candidate is available, the Award shall not be presented.
  4. The Award shall be accompanied by a plaque and an honorarium in the amount of $500.
  5. The Awardee may be requested to present during the OSCC annual meeting.

How to Apply / Submit Nominations

OSCC members are invited to nominate individuals for the Lifetime Achievement award.

Each nomination letter/e-mail must be signed by two members of the Society, and should outline the nominee’s achievements and reasons why they should receive the award.

Nominations must be submitted to the OSCC Nominations Committee, no later than June 30.

 


 

 

OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award in the Profession of Clinical Biochemistry

Presented as a mark of recognition of outstanding contribution to the field of Clinical Biochemistry within the province of Ontario. This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the field through practice changes, education, research or leadership.

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2022 Award Recipient

Ronald A. Booth
PhD, FCACB, FAACC

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa

2021 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Nathalie Lepage

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PhD FCCMG FCACB 

University of Ottawa

Ottawa

2020 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Cynthia Balion

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FCACB

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Hamilton

2019 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Paul Yip

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PhD, FCACB

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto

2018 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Kenneth Onuska

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PhD, FCACB

Halton Healthcare

2017 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Sheila Boss

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PhD, FCACB

Lifelabs (Retired)
Toronto, Ontario

2016 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Stephen Hill

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PhD, FCACB

McMaster University
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Hamilton, Ontario

2015 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Hilde Vandenberghe

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MSc, PhD, FCACB

Clinical Biochemist, Toxicologist, Laboratory Director
Mount Sinai Services
Mississauga, Ontario

2014 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Viliam Lustig

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PhD, FCACB

William Osler Health Center
Brampton, Ontario

2013 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Pui-Yuen Wong

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PhD, FCACB

Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2012 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Barry Hoffman

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PhD, FCACB

Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2011 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – David Cole

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PhD, MD, FRCPC

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario

2010 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Edward Young

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PhD, FCACB

David Braley Research Institute
Hamilton, Ontario

2009 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Sherry Perkins

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PhD, FCACB

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

2008 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Eleftherios P. Diamandis

Image Placeholder 150x200Eleftherios P. Diamandis
PhD, BSc

University of Toronto
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Toronto, Ontario

2007 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Denis Lehotay

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Saskatchewan Health
Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory
Regina, Saskatchewan

2006 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Christine Collier

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PhD, FCACB

Kingston General Hospital
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Kingston, Ontario

2005 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Robert Moore

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PhD, FCACB

Toronto, Ontario

2004 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Peter Bunting

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PhD, FCACB, DCC

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

2003 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Lynn Allen

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PhD, MSc, FCACB

Georgetown, Ontario

2002 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Jack Gauldie

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PhD

McMaster University
Centre for Gene Therapeutics
Hamilton, Ontario

2001 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Michael Raymond

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PhD

Kingston General Hospital
Department of Pathology
Kingston, Ontario

2000 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Khosrow Adeli

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PhD

The Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

1999 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – A.W. ‘George’ Luxton

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MD, BSc, FCACB, FRCPC

Henderson Health Science Corporation
Hamilton, Ontario

1998 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Matthew McQueen

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MB ChB, PhD, FRCPC, FCACB (Retd), HonFRCPath

McMaster University
Population Health Research Institute
Hamilton, Ontario

1997 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Andrew MacRae

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PhD, FCACB

University of Toronto
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
Whitby, Ontario

1996 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Tom Hindmarsh

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MD, FRCPC

Ottawa General Hospital
Department of Biochemistry
Ottawa, Ontario

1995 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Arlene Crowe

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Calgary, Alberta

1994 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Diana Schatz

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PhD

Toronto, Ontario

1993 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Allan Gornall

Image Placeholder 150x200Allan Gornall
PhD,FCACB,DSc

Toronto, Ontario

1992 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Guy Letellier

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PhD, FCACB

St-Lambert, QC

1991 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Aaron Malkin

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1990 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Not awarded

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1989 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Jiri Frohlich

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MD, FRCPC

St. Paul’s Hospital
Healthy Heart Program
Vancouver, British Columbia

1988 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient – Robert Baynton

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PhD, MSc

Victoria, British Columbia

Terms of Reference

  1. The Award shall be presented to an individual as a mark of recognition for outstanding contribution to Clinical Biochemistry.
  2. The recipient must be a member of the OSCC.
  3. The Award shall usually be presented annually during the OSCC annual scientific meeting, but if in the opinion of the Awards Committee no suitable candidate is available, the Award shall not be presented.
  4. The Award shall be accompanied by a plaque and an honorarium in the amount of $500.

How to Apply / Submit Nominations

OSCC members are invited to nominate individuals for the Outstanding Contribution award in the Profession of Clinical Biochemistry.
Each nomination letter/e-mail must be signed by two members of the Society, and should outline the nominee’s achievements and reasons why they should receive the award.

Deadline: June 30 (annually)

Nominations must be submitted to the OSCC Nominations Committee, no later than June 30.

 


 

 

OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award

Presented during the OSCC annual scientific meeting to the trainee who provided the best oral presentation. Individual selected for this award has presented an excellent description of their project, a clear conclusion as well as potential implementation to other centers, if applicable.

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2022 Award Recipient

ANNIE REN
PHD

University of Toronto
Toronto

2021 OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award – Dr. Jessica Miller

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PhD

University of Toronto
Toronto

2020 OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award – Dr. Matthew Nichols

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PhD

University of Toronto
Toronto

2019 OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award – Dr. Amir Babalhavaeji

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PhD</strong>

<em>Fellow, University of Toronto
Toronto</em>

2018 OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award – Dr. Ola Ismail

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PhD
Fellow, McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario

2017 OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award – Dr. Felix Leung

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PhD
Fellow, University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

2016 OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation Award – Dr. Nicole White-Al Habeeb

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PhD
Fellow, University of Toronto

Burlington, ON

Terms of Reference

  1. The Award shall be presented to an individual who presented during the OSCC Trainee Oral Presentation session.
  2. The recipient must be a member of the OSCC.
  3. The Awardee will be selected by an adjudicator committee of three OSCC members
  4. The Award shall be accompanied by a certificate and an honorarium in the amount of $200.

How to Apply

OSCC trainees are encouraged to submit a brief abstract for presentation at the OSCC annual scientific meeting. All abstracts selected for presentation are eligible to receive the oral presentation award.

 


 

OSCC Trainee Sponsorship Application

Presented to up to four (4) OSCC student members to support attendance and presentations at the annual CSCC Scientific Meeting or other conferences.

2022

Jessica Miller U of Toronto Clinical Biochemistry
Annie Ren U of Toronto Clinical Biochemistry
Samantha Logan U of Toronto Clinical Biochemistry
Kazem Nouri McMaster Clinical Biochemistry

2021

Victoria Higgins U of Toronto Clinical Biochemistry
Mathew Nichols U of Toronto Clinical Biochemistry

2020

None awarded due to COVID-19

2019

Amir Babalhabaeji University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Jake Cosme University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Zahraa Mohammed-Ali University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Jennifer Taher University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry

2018

Michelle Parker University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Felix Leung University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Josko Ivica McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry

2017

Sarah Delaney University of Toronto, Clinical Pharm and Tox
Victoria Higgins University of Toronto, Lab Med Pathobiology
Janet Simons McMaster University, Medical Biochemistry

2016

Terence Agbor McMaster University, Fellow

2015

Lori Beach McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry
Dan Beriault University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Omair Sarfaraz McMaster University, Medical Biochemistry

2014

Danny Lin University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Dylan Thomas University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Mohamed Abou El Hassan University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Atoosa Rezvanpour McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry
Lori Beach McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry

2013

Atoosa Rezvanpour McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry
Saranya Kittanakom McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry

2012

Angela Rutledge McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry
Dana Bailey University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Jennifer Shea University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
John Sievenpiper McMaster University, Medical Biochemistry
Kristin Hauff McMaster University, Clinical Biochemistry
Lee Wang McMaster University, Medical Biochemistry
Matthew Estey University of Toronto, Clinical Biochemistry
Maged Mansour McMaster University, Medical Biochemistry

Terms of Reference

  1. The sponsorship shall be presented to OSCC Student Members.
  2. The recipient must be a member of the OSCC/CSCC.
  3. Up to four awards are available, each at CAD $1,000.00.
  4. Attendance at CSCC conference is given a priority over other conferences.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted to the OSCC Secretary, no later than May 15.

 


 

Learn More

For more information about these awards, including the terms of reference, nomination procedure and guidelines follow the hyperlinked titles above.
For additional questions regarding these awards, please feel free to contact:
Dana Bailey, Chair: OSCC Nominations Committee