AMS is Proud to Announce the 2016 Recipients of the Boyd Upper Award in Conjunction with Queen’s University.

AMS and Queen’s University are proud to announce the 2016 Boyd Upper Award recipients.

Prabhpreet Kaur Hundal, Jatinderpreet Singh and Stanislav Pasyk along with Calvin Santiago and Nicolas Biasutti have won the award based on outstanding achievement in history of medicine research within the Faculty of Health at Queen’s University. The winners submitted scholarly research papers on the history of medicine and have had their papers accepted for presentation at a scholarly meeting. Prabhpreet Kaur Hundal, Jatinderpreet Singh and Stanislav Pasyk wrote Criminals in White Coats: How Community Regulations prevent physicians from killing their patients  while Calvin Santiago and Nicolas Biasutti, (shared) authored Kill to Cure: The development of Nitrogen Mustards.

Boyd winners 2016 crop

Established in 1988, The Boyd Upper Award recognizes the many contributions of Dr. Upper (Queen’s Meds 1958) to AMS and the history of medicine in Canada. Dr. Upper was a member of the AMS Board of Directors from 1976 until 1995, becoming President and CEO in 1996. The prize allows recipients to attend medical conferences, namely the History of Medicine Days in Calgary.

For more information on this award please contact: Anne Avery, Director of Communications, AMS at 416-924-3368.