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2019 Lawson Impact Awards

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Join Lawson Health Research Institute at the sixth annual Lawson Impact Awards and celebrate hospital-based research making a difference.

The evening will feature dinner, awards and a keynote address from Vice President for Artificial Intelligence at Siemens Healthineers, Dr. Dorin Comaniciu, titled " Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare: The Road Ahead."

Dr. Comaniciu's scientific contributions to medical imaging and machine intelligence have translated into multiple clinical products focused on improving the quality of care, specifically in the fields of diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, and personalized medicine. A Top Innovator of Siemens, Dr. Comaniciu is a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society, and American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He is recipient of multiple honors, including the IEEE Longuet-Higgins Prize for fundamental contributions to computer vision and an honorary doctorate. Comaniciu is listed on Wikipedia's list of prolific inventors with 275 patents. He co-authored 350 peer-reviewed publications, which received 40,000 citations in the areas of machine intelligence, medical imaging and computer vision.

With award competitions in seven categories, the Lawson Impact Awards recognize excellence in academics, leadership, training, operations, industry and innovation. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients:

  • Dr. Guido Filler - Scientist of the Year Award

  • Dr. Don Richardson - Innovation Award

  • Dr. Sarah Morrow - Dr. Joseph Gilbert Research Contribution of the Year Award

  • Saagar Walia - Staff Award of Excellence

  • Laura Craven - Leadership Award for Fellows & Students

  • Lawrence Yip - Leadership Award for Fellows & Students

  • GE Healthcare Canada - Industry Partner of the Year Award

  • Legate Personal Injury Lawyers - Community Partner of the Year Award

  • 3M Canada - Community Partner of the Year Award

  • Breast Cancer Society of Canada - Community Partner of the Year Award

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Ticket sales will close on Thursday, April 5 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

  • Student/Trainee: $30.00

  • Scientist/Staff/Guest: $65.00

  • Table of 10: $600.00

For investigators who wish to charge their discretionary account for tickets, please send an email to impactawards@lawsonresearch.com indicating the number of people attending, their full names, and any dietary restrictions.

For questions or more information, please email impactawards@lawsonresearch.com.

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