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IMS50 Magazine

In fall 2018 the IMS Magazine will be publishing a special 50th Anniversary edition, with guest editor Natalie Venier, IMS Magazine founder and PhD alumni.

IMS Magazine through the years:

In each issue leading up to the IMS50 Magazine edition is a series of special retrospective articles. Details below.

Fall 2017:

Dr. Pam Catton

In the most recent retrospective article we hear from Dr. Ori Rotstein, Professor, former IMS Director and Surgeon-in-Chief of St. Michael’s Hospital. He relates the vital role Dr. Pam Catton played in the history of the IMS, as the founder of our Master of Health Science in Radiation Science Program.

In the article “Thinking Outside the Box: Dr. Pamela Catton“, they detail Dr. Catton’s illustrious career, the changes she implemented within the IMS and beyond and the impact she had on her colleagues and friends.


Summer 2017:

Dr. Fred Lowy

In this retrospective article Dr. Mel Silverman, Professor of Medicine and IMS Director from 1991-2000, discusses how during period the IMS went through a period of innovate expansion and rapid growth, resulting in a legacy of remarkable scholarship.

In the article “Toronto, Home of Canada’s First Centre of Bioethics“, they interview psychiatrist Dr. Fred Lowy, founder of the Centre for Bioethics (now known as the Joint Centre for Bioethics, JCB). The JCB was one of Canada’s first academic bioethics research centers.


Spring 2017:

TGH Division of Thoracic Surgey (1987)

In their first retrospective article we hear from Dr. Catharine Whiteside, Professor Emerita, former IMS Graduate Coordinator and Dean of the Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Whiteside talks about her personal journey with the IMS and how the Institute helped shape her career.

In the article “Pioneering Lung Transplantation in Toronto” they interview Dr. Joel Cooper who performed the first successful bilateral lung transplant.