Christilaw named Distinguished Alumni

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 54 , No. 3 , April 2012 , Pages 142 News

portrait of Jan Christilaw

In February Dr Jan Christilaw won a Distinguished Alumni Award in the Faculty of Science from the University of Waterloo. She is the first woman to receive the award, which is given to an individual who has demonstrated significant professional or academic achievements and contributions to the community. Recipients must also practise volunteer leadership, hu­manitarian endeavors, and public and community service. 

Dr Christilaw is president of BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, and is a well-known lead­er in wo­men’s health. The award recognizes her more than 25 years of commitment to women’s health in BC, Canada, and globally. Visit Dr Christ­law’s alumni profile for more information.

. Christilaw named Distinguished Alumni. BCMJ, Vol. 54, No. 3, April, 2012, Page(s) 142 - News.



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