Congratulations Karen Kopciuk

We are delighted to share the news that Dr. Karen Kopciuk has been promoted to Adjunct Professor in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary effective July 1, 2022. This promotion is a recognition of the significant contributions to research, teaching, student supervision and professional service that Karen has made in her career. Please…

Friend of IARC

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Friedenreich who was recently named as a ‘Friend of IARC’ (International Agency for Research on Cancer)! This is a very prestigious honor that is only granted to a small and select group of people. There are currently a total of 22 ‘Friends of IARC’ from all over the world who act…

25 year milestone

Congratulations Nicole! On May 9th, Nicole Slot celebrated 25 years of service with ACB/AHS and we would like to recognize her multiple contributions to the research programs of several Scientists in our department. Nicole first started working as an interviewer for the Prostate Cancer Case-control Study where her kind, empathetic and non-judgmental nature proved to…

Dr. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia awarded the Department of Oncology’s Young Investigator Award

Dr. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia was awarded the Department of Oncology’s Young Investigator Award for 2020 at this year’s virtual event held on April 22nd, 2021. Miranda’s outstanding achievements in the first two years of her career with CEPR/Department of Oncology were recognized. She has rapidly established a strong program of research in childhood/adolescent and young adult…

Nishtohtamihk li kaansyr (Understanding Cancer): Cancer Screening, Outcomes and Experiences among Métis People in Alberta

Dr. Karen Kopciuk, along with Drs Angeline Letendre and Huiming Yang and Ms Reagan Bartel, is leading a research project entitled “Nishtohtamihk li kaansyr (Understanding Cancer): Cancer Screening, Outcomes and Experiences among Métis People in Alberta” that has received a one-year, $100,000 bridge grant through a priority announcement by the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’…