Person: Donald Johnston

Dr Carlos Brailovsky

Dr Carlos Brailovsky has been selected to receive the Medical Council of Canada’s Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence. Brailovsky is a professor of family medicine at Laval Univ’s medical school and director of the Centre for Measurement and Evaluation of Health Services. He received his doctorate of medicine from the Univ…

Donald Johnston

Donald Johnston is joining the Montreal-based law firm of Heenan Blaikie as counsel. Johnston recently completed a 10-year term as secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris. Johnston was a co-founder of the firm in 1973 but left to enter politics in 1978 with the government of Pierre Trudeau. He…

Dr Christopher Borchers

Dr Christopher Borchers has been recruited as director of the UVic-Genome British Columbia Proteomics Centre. Borchers, formerly director of the UNC-Duke Proteomics Facility at the Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC, will head up the facility located at the Vancouver Island Technology Park, owned by the Univ of Victoria. He will be accompanied by…

Dr Tom Brzustowski

Dr Tom Brzustowski has been selected as the recipient of this year’s gold medal award from the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and will be honoured at an awards ceremony November 18 in Toronto. Brzustowski was chosen for his contributions to R&D in Canadian engineering, including his 10-year tenure as president of the Natural Sciences…

Pamela Freeman

Pamela Freeman has been appointed to the newly created position of VP company development for TEC Edmonton, a joint venture between the Univ of Alberta (U of A) and the Edmonton Economic Development Corp. Freeman will oversee the integration of the JumpStart Program with the Research Transition Facility, a new facility in downtown Edmonton which…