About the 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. 

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.

Past Recipients

2017 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Sheila Boss

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Sheila Boss
PhD, FCACB

Lifelabs (Retired)
Toronto, Ontario

2016 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Stephen Hill

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Stephen Hill
PhD, FCACB

McMaster University 
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Hamilton, Ontario

2015 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Hilde Vandenberghe

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Hilde Vandenberghe
MSc, PhD, FCACB

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

2014 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Viliam Lustig

Viliam Lustig

Viliam Lustig
PhD, FCACB

William Osler Health Center
Brampton, Ontario

2013 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Pui-Yuen Wong

Pui-Yuen Wong

Pui-Yuen Wong
PhD, FCACB

Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2012 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Barry Hoffman

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Barry Hoffman
PhD, FCACB

Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

2011 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - David Cole

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David Cole
PhD, MD, FRCPC

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario

2010 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Edward Young

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Edward Young
PhD, FCACB

David Braley Research Institute
Hamilton, Ontario

2009 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Sherry Perkins

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Sherry Perkins
PhD, FCACB

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

2008 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Eletherios Diamandis

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Eletherios 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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Denis Lehotay
 

Saskatchewan Health
Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory
Regina, Saskatchewan

2006 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Christine Collier

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Christine Collier
PhD, FCACB

Kingston General Hospital
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Kingston, Ontario

2005 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Robert Moore

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Robert Moore
PhD, FCACB

Toronto, Ontario

2004 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Peter Bunting

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Peter Bunting
PhD, FCACB, DCC

The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

2003 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Lynn Allen

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Lynn Allen
PhD, MSc, FCACB

Georgetown, Ontario

2002 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Jack Gauldie

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Jack Gauldie
PhD

McMaster University
Centre for Gene Therapeutics
Hamilton, Ontario

2001 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Michael Raymond

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Mike Raymond
PhD

Kingston General Hospital
Department of Pathology
Kingston, Ontario

2000 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Khosrow Adeli

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

Henderson Health Science Corporation
Hamilton, Ontario

1998 OSCC Outstanding Contribution 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

1997 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Andrew MacRae

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Andrew MacRae
PhD, FCACB

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

1996 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Tom Hindmarsh

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Tom Hindmarsh
MD, FRCPC

Ottawa General Hospital
Department of Biochemistry
Ottawa, Ontario

1995 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Arlene Crowe

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Arlene Crowe
 

Calgary, Alberta

1994 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Diana Schatz

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Diana Schatz
PhD

Toronto, Ontario

1993 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Allan Gornall

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Allan Gornall
PhD,FCACB,DSc

Toronto, Ontario

1992 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Guy Letellier

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Guy Letellier
PhD, FCACB

St-Lambert, QC

1991 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Aaron Malkin

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Aaron Malkin
 

 

1990 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Not awarded

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No Recipient
 

 

1989 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Jiri Frohlich

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Jiri Frohlich
MD, FRCPC

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

1988 OSCC Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient - Robert Baynton

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Bob Baynton
PhD, MSc

Victoria, British Columbia