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Saying goodbye to Dr. Precilla Veigas: A life lived with determination and grace

By Michelle Rosen

OCTOBER 24, 2017

It is with great sadness that the IMS announces the passing of Dr. Precilla Veigas.  Precilla passed on peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

Dr. Veigas received her PhD from the Institute of Medical Science in a private degree presentation ceremony on May 9, 2017, with her 15-year-old daughter, family and colleagues present.

She bravely fought terminal cancer and her determination saw her complete her PhD with high praise from her supervisor and colleagues.

Read the Faculty of Medicine’s interview with Dr. Veigas

Read the Toronto Star’s interview with Dr. Veigas

Read the U of T News article published Thursday, October 26, 2017