About the 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.

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.

Deadline: June 30 (annually)

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

Award Recipients

2017 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Eleftherios P. Diamandis

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Eleftherios P. Diamandis
MD, PhD, FCACB

University Health Network
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2016 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Alan Dennis

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Alan Dennis
PhD, MSc, FCACB

North York General Hospital (Retired)
Toronto, Ontario

2015 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Khosrow Adeli

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Khosrow Adeli
PhD

The Hospital for Sick Children 
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

2014 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Matthew McQueen

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

McMaster University
Population Health Research Institute
Hamilton, Ontario

2013 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Jean-Jacques Arseneault

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Jean-Jacques Arseneault
PhD

Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

2012 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Norman Smith

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Norman Smith
PhD, FCACB

Victoria Hospital
London, Ontario

2011 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Sonya Tokmakejian

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Sonya Tokmakejian
PhD, MSc

Retired
Toronto, Ontario

2010 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Peter Bunting

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Peter Bunting
PhD, FCACB, DCC

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

2009 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Lynn Allen

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Lynn Allen
PhD, MSc, FCACB

Georgetown, Ontario

2008 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Bhushan Kapur

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Bhushan Kapur
PhD, FCACB

St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2007 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Fred Leung

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Fred Leung
PhD, FCACB

University Hospital
London, Ontario

2006 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Arthur Vandenbroucke

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Arthur Vandenbroucke
PhD, FCACB

St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2005 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - Gilbert Hill

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Gilbert Hill
PhD, MD

The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario

2004 OSCC Lifetime Award Recipient - A.W. 'George' Luxton

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A.W. 'George' Luxton
MD, BSc, FCACB, FRCPC

Henderson Health Science Corporation
Hamilton, Ontario