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Etienne Raymond Mahe

Pathologist, Calgary Lab Services

Primary Practice Focus: Hematopathology

Main Areas of Research: Hematological Oncology, Clinical & Pathobiological Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing & Bioinformatics

Areas of Interest: T- and B-cell clonality, Cutaneous Lymphoproliferative Disorders, T-cell Lymphomas

Work experience

Jun 2015Present

Pathologist & Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 

Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Nov 2014May 2015

Locum Pathologist

Toronto East General Hospital

Department of Pathology

Jul 2014May 2015

Post-Graduate Fellow

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

Molecular Oncologic Pathology Training Programme, CIHR/TFF STIHR

Jul 2013Jun 2014

Clinical Fellow

Division of Hematology & Transfusion Medicine

Calgary Lab Services & University of Calgary

Jul 2009Jun 2013

Resident Physician 

Pathology & Molecular Medicine

Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program

Jul 2008Jun 2009

Intern Physician

Royal Columbian hospital

Rotating Internship

Education

Sep 2014Jun 2016

Master of Science

University of Toronto

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

Jul 2014May 2015

Post-Graduate Research Fellowship in Molecular Oncologic Pathology

Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital

Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Terry Fox Foundation Strategic Initiative in Health Research

Jul 2013Jun 2014

Post-Graduate Clinical Fellowship in Hematopathology

University of Calgary

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Jul 2009Jun 2013

Post-Graduate Residency

McMaster University

Anatomical Pathology

Jul 2008Jun 2009

Post-Graduate Internship

University of British Columbia

Rotating Medical Internship, Royal Columbian Hospital

Aug 2005May 2008

Doctor of Medicine

Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

McMaster University

Sep 2000May 2004

Bachelor of Science

Simon Fraser University

Major: Mathematics

Minor: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Credentials & Certifications

Jun 2015Present

Independent Practice License

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

Anatomical Pathology

Jun 2014May 2015

Independent Practice License

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario

Anatomical Pathology

Oct 2013Present

Fellow

College of American Pathologists

Anatomical Pathology

Jul 2013Present

Fellow

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Anatomical Pathology

Aug 2013Present

Diplomate

American Board of Pathology

Anatomical Pathology

Aug 2012Present

General Practice License

Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine

Medical Physician/Surgeon

2009PRESENT

Licentiate

Medical Council of Canada

Committee Memberships & Positions Held

President, Calgary Laboratory Services Zone Medical Staff Association (2016-)

Student Academic Review Committee, Cumming School of Medicine, Undergraduate Medical Programme, University of Calgary (2016-)

Admissions Review Committee, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary (2016)

Treasurer, Calgary Laboratory Services Zone Medical Staff Association (2016)

Member, College of American Pathologists Hematology & Clinical Microscopy Resource Committee (2016-)

House of Delegates Representative for Alberta, College of American Pathologists (2015-)

Member-at-Large, Molecular Pathology & Genetics Laboratory Network of Alberta, A Subcommittee of Lab Leaders of Alberta (2015-2017)

Member, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine Special Purchase Committee (Telepathology), McMaster University (2012-2013)

Member, McMaster University Residency Education Advisory Board, McMaster University (2010-2012)

Resident Representative, Anatomical Pathology Residency Candidate Selection Committee, McMaster University (2010-2011)

Resident Representative, McMaster University Internal Residency Programme Evaluation Orthopedic Surgery, McMaster University (2010)

Resident Representative, McMaster University Internal Residency Programme Evaluation Otolaryngology/Head & Neck, McMaster University (2010)

Ex-Officio, PAR-BC Liaison, Post-Graduate Training Internal Review Committee,, University of British Columbia (2008-2009)

Ex-Officio, Post-Graduate Education Committee, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (2008-2009)

Co-chair, Radiology Interest Group, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University (2005-2007)

Undergraduate Representative, Residency Education Programme Accreditation Committee, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University (2006)

Teaching & CME Contributions

Undergraduate Medical Education Seminars, University of Calgary

  • October 2016: Blood Lab II
  • August 2016: Blood Lab I

Hematology Teaching Seminars, Department of Medicine (Division of Hematology), University of Calgary

  • July 2016: Introduction to Hematopathology
  • August 2015: Introduction to Hematopathologic Evaluation of Bone Marrow

Anatomical/General Pathology Teaching Seminars, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary

  • March 2016: Approach to Bone Marrow Pathology
  • February 2016: NK & T-cell Lymphomas
  • July 2015: Ancillary techniques in Hematopathology

Continuing Medical Education Seminars, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, Division of Hematopathology, University of Toronto:

  • January 2015: NGS Techniques & T-cell Lymphoma: Novel perspectives on Assay Design, Approaches to Clinical Validation and Local Work to Assess the T-cell Lymphoma Mutation Landscape

Continuing Medical Education Seminars, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary

  • January 2015: New & Grand Science: A foray into the 'NGS' of T-cell Lymphomas
  • January 2014: Cellavision at CLS: Bringing Hematopathology into the Digital Age
  • November 2013: CLS Innovations Symposium: Cellavision 

Lymphoma Treatment Group Case Rounds, Tom Baker Cancer Centre/Foothills Medical Centre

  • April 2014: EBV-positive B-cell Lymphomas
  • 2013: Atypical Plasmacytoma
  • 2013: Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm

City-wide Hematology CME Rounds, Department of Medicine (Division of Hematology), University of Calgary

  • August 2017: High-throughput sequencing In Myeloid Neoplasia
  • November 2013: Langerhans-cell Histiocytosis

Indexed Scientific Publications

Mahe E, Pugh T, Kamel-Reid S. T cell clonality assessment: past, present and future. Journal of Clinical Pathology Published Online First: 21 October 2017. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204761

Gill P, Luider J, Mahe E. PolarFCS: A Multi-Parametric Data Visualisation Aid for Flow Cytometry Assessment. EMBnet.journal, v. 23, p. e892, Oct 2017.

Khwaja R, Daly A, Wong M, Mahe E, Cerquozzi S, Owen C. Azacitidine in the treatment of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm: a report of 3 cases. Leukemia & Lymphoma. 2016: Epup: 17 Mar 2016

Mahe E, Akhter A, Le A, Street L, Pournaziri P, Kosari F, Shabani-Rad MT,
Stewart D, Mansoor A. PARP1 expression in mantle cell lymphoma: the utility of
PARP1 immunohistochemistry and its relationship with markers of DNA damage.
Hematol Oncol. 2015 Dec; 33(4):159-65.

Akhter A, Mahe E, Street L, Pournazari P, Perizzolo M, Shabani-Rad MT, Stewart
DA, Mansoor A. CD10-positive mantle cell lymphoma: biologically distinct entity
or an aberrant immunophenotype? Insight, through gene expression profile in a
unique case series. J Clin Pathol. 2015 Oct; 68(10):844-8.

Mansoor A, Akhter A, Pournazari P, Mahe E, Shariff S, Farooq F, Elyamany G,
Shahbani-Rad MT, Rashid-Kolvear F. Protein Expression for Novel Prognostic
Markers (Cyclins D1, D2, D3, B1, B2, ITGβ7, FGFR3, PAX5) Correlate With
Previously Reported Gene Expression Profile Patterns in Plasma Cell Myeloma. Appl
Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2015 May-Jun; 23(5):327-33.

Akhter A, Masir N, Elyamany G, Phang KC, Mahe E, Al-Zahrani AM, Shabani-Rad
MT, Stewart DA, Mansoor A. Differential expression of Toll-like receptor (TLR)
and B cell receptor (BCR) signaling molecules in primary diffuse large B-cell
lymphoma of the central nervous system. J Neurooncol. 2015 Jan; 121(2):289-96.

Mahe E. Comment on 'testing for ALK rearrangement in lung adenocarcinoma: a
multicenter comparison of immunohistochemistry and fluorescent in situ
hybridization'. Mod Pathol. 2014 Oct; 27(10):1423-4.

Mahe E, Hamid J, Terry J, Jansen JW, Bourgeois J, Arredondo-Marin J. Frozen
section of placental membranes and umbilical cord: an aid to early postpartum
diagnosis of intra-amniotic infection. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Aug; 142(2):202-8.

Mahe E, Nguyen C, Arredondo J. Crinophagy in neuroblastoma: a case report and
review of the literature. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2014 May; 38(3):237-41.

Mahe ER, Higa D, Naugler C, Mansoor A, Shabani-Rad MT. Accuracy of the
CellaVision DM96 platform for reticulocyte counting. J Pathol Inform. 2014 May
26; 5:17.

Mahe E, Farag M, Boutross-Tadross O. Invasive micropapillary breast carcinoma: a retrospective study of classification by pathological parameters. Malays J
Pathol. 2013 Dec; 35(2):133-8.

Mahe E, Tang S, Deb P, Sur M, Lytwyn A, Daya D. Do deeper sections increase
the frequency of detection of serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC) in
the "sectioning and extensively examining the FIMbriated end" (SEE-FIM) protocol?
Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2013 Jul; 32(4):353-7.

Mahe E, Ara S, Bishara M, Kurian A, Tauqir S, Ursani N, Vasudev P, Aziz T,
Ross C, Lytwyn A. Intraoperative pathology consultation: error, cause and impact.
Can J Surg. 2013 Jun; 56(3):E13-8.

Leung VA, Tang S, Mahe E, Patlas MN. Littoral cell angioma: diagnosis by
image-guided biopsy. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2012 Fall; 42(4):417-21.

Mahe E, Bishara M, El Demellawy D, DeNardi F, Alowami S. The vaginal spindle
cell epithelioma: a case report, review of the literature and discussion of
potential histogenesis. Pathol Res Pract. 2012 Jul 15; 208(7):424-32.

Mahe E, Demellawy DE, Bane A, Alowami S. Giant cell temporal arteritis
associated with overlying basal cell carcinoma: co-incidence or connection? Rare
Tumors. 2012 Jun 26 ;4(3):e46.

Mahe E, Sur M. Squamous lesions of the ovary. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011
Dec; 135(12):1611-4.

Mahe E, Ross C, Sur M. Lymphoproliferative Lesions in the Setting of HIV
Infection: A Five-Year Retrospective Case Series and Review. Patholog Res Int.
2011 Mar 30; 2011:618760.

Mahe E, El-Shinnawy I. A "tumour trifecta:" myelolipomata arising within an
adrenocortical adenoma ipsilateral to a synchronous clear cell renal cell
carcinoma. Malays J Pathol. 2010 Dec; 32(2):123-8.

Howey JM, Mahe E, Radhi J. Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis associated with a
large uterine leiomyoma. Case Rep Med. 2010; 2010:970805.

Non-Indexed Scientific Publications

Mahe, E. (2014). Independent Prognostic Factors: When is Enough Enough? Epidemiology: Open Access. 2014(4): 176-177.

Mahe, E., Nguyen, C., Vincic, L., Daya, D., Arredondo, J. (2014). Where did all the Ig Go? A unique case of pulmonary crystal-storing histiocytosis arising metachronously to primary breast marginal zone lymphoma. ASCP Case Reports. SP-14(6)

Mahe, E., Arredondo, J. (2012). The Rare Rapunzel Bezoar. The Canadian Journal of Pathology. 4(3): 91-92.

Mahe, E., Alowami, S. (2011). Anal melanoma presenting as a hemorrhoid. The Canadian Journal of Pathology. 3(3): 10-11.

Mahe, E., Sur, M. (2011). Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary. McMaster University Medical Journal. 8(1): 80-83.

Mahe, E. (2011). Mathematical Modeling of Lymph Node Grossing Techniques. The Canadian Journal of Pathology. 3(1): 27-32.

Mahe, E., El-Shinnawy, I. (2010). Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the urachus: a case report of a rare cancer in an embryologic vestige. University of Toronto Medical Journal. 87(3)

Book Chapters

Mahe, E., Sur, M.(2011). Benign and malignant lymphoproliferative disorders, In: HIV and AIDS - Updates on Biology, Immunology, Epidemiology and Treatment Strategies. Ed: Dumais, N.

Newspaper, Magazine & Newsletter Publications

Mahe, E. (2017). CAP Today Q&A, Ed. Frederick L. Kiechle. Sep 2017

Mahe, E. (2017). CAP Today Q&A, Ed. Frederick L. Kiechle. Jun 2017

Mahe, E. (2017). CAP Today Q&A, Ed. Frederick L. Kiechle. May 2017 

Mahe, E. (2017). CAP Today Q&A, Ed. Frederick L. Kiechle. Feb 2017

Mahe, E. (2016). CAP Today Q&A, Ed. Frederick L. Kiechle. Sep 2016

Mahe, E. (2016). "Best Doctors Canada:" Canadian Boutique Healthcare 2.0? Vital Signs Magazine, Zone Medical Staff Associations of Alberta (November 2016)

Mahe, E. (2016). Point of Care Tests, Vital Signs Magazine, Zone Medical Staff Associations of Alberta (June 2016)

Mahe, E.(2010). A New Approach to the Diagnosis of Chorioamnionitis: Fast Evaluation on Frozen Section of Umbilical Cord and Fetal Membranes. Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Programme, Lab Connections Newsletter. 2010(110)

Mahe, E.(2008). Letters to the Editor: After an abortion, women deserve our support. The National Post (Feb 2008).

Mahe, E.(2005). Letters to the Editor: Opposition triggered a money-wasting election. The Vancouver Sun (June 2005).

Mahe, E.(2005). Letters to the Editor: Focus on what marriage truly is-and isn’t. The Vancouver Sun (January 2005).

Peer Review Activities

April 2016: International Journal of Surgical Pathology, Sage Publications

July 2015: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Allen Press

September 2014: Anatomical Record, Wiley Online Library

August 2014: Human Pathology: Case Reports, Elsevier Press

Conference Proceedings & Abstracts

David T. Mulder, Etienne R. Mahe, Mark Dowar, Youstina Hanna, Tiantian Li, Linh T. Nguyen, Marcus O. Butler, Naoto Hirano, Jan Delabie, Pamela S. Ohashi, Suzanne Kamel-Reid, Trevor J. Pugh. CapTCR-seq: Hybrid capture for T-cell receptor repertoire profiling. Princess Margaret Cancer Conference, Accelerating Precision Medicine. 2018-01-19  

David T. Mulder, Etienne R. Mahe, Mark Dowar, Youstina Hanna, Tiantian Li, Linh T. Nguyen, Marcus O. Butler, Naoto Hirano, Jan Delabie, Pamela S. Ohashi, Suzanne Kamel-Reid, Trevor J. Pugh. CapTCR-seq: Hybrid capture for T-cell receptor repertoire profiling. Terry Fox Research Institute Ontario Node Symposium. 2017-12-04.

David T. Mulder, Etienne R. Mahe, Mark Dowar, Youstina Hanna, Tiantian Li, Linh T. Nguyen, Marcus O. Butler, Naoto Hirano, Jan Delabie, Pamela S. Ohashi, Suzanne Kamel-Reid, Trevor J. Pugh. CapTCR-seq: Hybrid capture for T-cell receptor repertoire profiling. Terry Fox Research Institute Annual General Meeting / Canadian Cancer Research Conference. 2017-11-07.

Etienne Mahe, Mahadeo Sukhai, Trevor Pugh, Tracy Stockley, Suzanne Kamel-Reid (2016). Improving T-cell Receptor Clonotyping Using Hybrid-Capture and Next-Generation Sequencing, In: Novel & Integrative Analyses of Cancer Genome Data MiniSymposium, American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, 2016-04-16

Etienne Mahe, Mahadeo Sukhai, Trevor Pugh, Tracy Stockley, Suzanne Kamel-Reid (2015). Estimating T-cell Lymphoma Epidemiology using the Canadian Institute for Health Information Discharge Abstract Database. 2015 Annual LMP Graduate Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2015-04-08

Etienne Mahe, Mahadeo Sukhai, Trevor Pugh, Tracy Stockley, Suzanne Kamel-Reid (2015). Filling the void of Canadian T-cell lymphoma epidemiology: Estimation using the Canadian Institute for Health Information Discharge Abstract Database. American Association of Cancer Research , 2015 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2015-04-18

Etienne Mahe, Ariz Akhter, Adnan Mansoor. (2014). CD10 Expression in Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Not a distinct entity by Gene Expression Profiling. Canadian Association of Pathologists, 2014 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2014-07-12

Etienne R Mahe, Jemila Hamid, Jan W Jansen, Jacquie Bourgeois, Jorge Arredondo. (2014). Early Post-Partum Diagnosis of Intra-Amniotic Infection by Frozen Section. 2014 USCAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, United States, 2014-03-01

Ariz Akhter, Noraidah Masir, Etienne Mahe, Ghaleb Elyamany, Meer-Taher Shabani-Rad, Douglas Allan Stewart, Donald Morris, Adnan Mansoor. (2014). Gene expression analysis of B-cell receptors (BCR) pathway for identification of PDE4B gene as potential therapeutic target to overcome glucocorticoid resistance in primary CNS lymphoma. 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago, United States, 2014-05-30

Ariz Akhter, Fahad Farooq, Etienne Mahe, Meer-Taher Shabani-Rad, Lesley Street, Donald Morris, Douglas Allan Stewart, Adnan Mansoor. (2014). Mantle cell lymphoma: Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and B-cell receptor (BCR) gene expression analysis for identification of a distinct BCR activated subset, with germinal center signature and indolent biology. 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago , 2014-03-30

Etienne Mahe, Anne Le, Lesley Street, Ariz Akhtar, Payam Pournaziri, Farid Kosari, M Taher Shabani- Rad, Douglas Stewart, Adnan Mansoor. (2014). DNA Damage Repair Protein (PARP1, ATM & p53) Expression and Its Association with Proliferation Index (Ki67) and Overall Survival in Mantle Cell Lymphoma. 2014 USCAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, United States, 2014-03-01

Mahe, E., Nguyen, C., Arredondo, J.(2012). Crinophagy in Neuroblastoma: A case report and review of the literature. Ultra path XVI, Regensburg, Germany, 2012-08-06

Kocovski, L., Arredondo, J., Bozanovic, R., Mahe, E., Jansen, J., Terry, J.(2012). Display of Placental Vascular Anatomy in Multiple Gestations. Proceedings-McMaster Laboratory Medicine Residents' Research Day. McMaster University Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, Hamilton, Canada, 2012-08-06

Mahe, E., Nguyen, C., Arredondo, J., Vincic, L., Daya, D.(2012). Where did all the Ig Go? A case of Pulmonary Crystal-storing Histiocytosis. Proceedings-McMaster Laboratory Medicine Residents' Research Day. McMaster University Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, Hamilton, Canada, 2012-08-06

Mahe, E., Tang, S., Deb, P., Lytwyn, A., Sur, M., Daya, D.(2012). Do deeper sections increase the yield of detection of serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC) in the sectioning and extensively examining the fimbriated end (SEE-FIM) protocol?. USCAP 2012. United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 2012-03-12

Mahe, E., Ara, S., Bishara, M., Kurian, A., Tauqir, S., Ursani, N., Vasudev, P., Aziz, T.,Ross, C., Lytwyn, A.(2011). Intraoperative frozen section consultation in the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP): A quality assurance study. 2011 Canadian Laboratory Medicine Conference. Canadian Laboratory Medicine Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2011-06-06

Mahe, E., Bishara, M., El Demellawy, D., DeNardi, F., Alowami, S.(2011). Vaginal spindle cell epithelioma: A case report and review of the literature. 2011 Canadian Laboratory Medicine Conference. Canadian Laboratory Medicine Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2011-06-06

El Demellawy, D., Bane, A., Mahe, E., Alowami, S.(2011). Giant cell temporal artery arteritis associated with basal cell carcinoma: Coincidence or connection? 2011 Canadian Laboratory Medicine Conference. Canadian Laboratory Medicine Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2011-06-06

Mahe, E.(2011). Mathematical Modelling of Lymph Node Grossing. Proceedings-Residents' Research Day 2011. McMaster University Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, Hamilton, Canada, 2011-05-12

Mahe, E., Farag, M., Boutross-Tadross, O.(2011). Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast. Proceedings- Residents' Research Day 2011. McMaster University Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, Hamilton, Canada, 2011-05-12

Mahe, E.(2011). Mathematical Modelling of Lymph Node Grossing. Ontario Thoracic Cancer Conference, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Canada, 2011-04-09

Mahe, E., Jansen, J., Arredondo Marin, J.(2010). Frozen Sections in cases of clinically suspect Chorioamnionitis or Funisitis: a study of potential utility. Residents' Research Day. McMaster University Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, Hamilton, Canada, 2010-05-20

Mahe, E., Ara, S., Bishara, M., Kurian, A., Tauqir, S., Ursani, N., Vasudev, P., Aziz, T., Ross, C., Lytwyn, A.,. (2010). Intraoperative frozen section consultation in the HRLMP: a quality review. Residents' Research Day. McMaster University Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, Hamilton, Canada, 2010-05-20

Research Funding History

Project Title: Development of a Tissue-based & Cell-Free DNA Next-Generation Sequencing Workflow

Role: Principal Investigator

Funding Source: Calgary Lab Services, Research Funding Competition

Value: 45,368 CAD

Date of Award: July 2016

Project Title: Use of cell-free DNA as a prognostic and predictive factor in B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Role: Co-investigator

Funding Source: Calgary Health Trust, Hematology Education & Research Fund

Value: 50,000 CAD

Date of Award: May 2016

Project Title: Validation of Nanopore Next-Generation Sequencing of Select Myeloid Lesions Relative to an Illumina Platform

Role: Principal Investigator

Funding Source: Calgary Lab Services, Directed Hematopathology Research Small-Grant

Value: 5,000 CAD

Date of Award: January 2016

Project Title: Metabolomic Profiling of Follicular Lymphoma

Role: Co-applicant/Co-author

Funding Source: Calgary Health Trust, Hematology Education & Research Fund

Value: 15,000 CAD

Date of Award: February 2014

Project Title: Follicular lymphoma: Identifying a “Proliferative Molecular Signature” as a predictor of aggressive clinical disease and its validation through routine Immunohistochemistry techniques

Role: Co-applicant/Co-author

Funding Source: Calgary Health Trust, Hematology Education & Research Fund

Value: 15,000 CAD

Date of Award: February 2014

Project Title: An investigation into the Ki67 Proliferation Index in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphomas as a possible predictor of c-MYC status

Role: Applicant/Co-author

Funding Source: McMaster University, Resident Research Fund, Pathology

Value: 4,250 CAD

Date of Award: September 2012

Project Title: Serous Tubal Intraepithelial Carcinoma and the effect of deeper sections as part of the Sectioning and Extensive Examination of the Fimbriated End (SEE-FIM) Protocol

Role: Applicant/Co-author

Funding Source: McMaster University, Resident Research Fund, Pathology

Value: 6,000 CAD

Date of Award: November 2011

Project Title: Frozen section of Umbilical Cord and Membranes for the early detection of Chorioamnionitis

Role: Applicant/Co-author

Funding Source: McMaster University, Resident Research Fund, Pathology

Value: 3,300 CAD

Date of Award: March 2010

Recognitions

Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Undergraduate Medical Education Program Gold award for teaching (2016-2017)

University of Toronto Graduate Fellowship Grant (Declined),  Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology (2014)

Subspecialty Education Travel Grant (Hematopathology), American Society for Clinical Pathology (2013)

Best Paper (Platform) Presentation, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, McMaster University (2012)

Donald W. Penner Award, Canadian Association of Pathologists (2011)

Resident Leadership Award Nominee, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2011)

Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Resident Research Day Award, McMaster University (2011)

Resident of the Year, Laboratory Medicine, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton (2010)

Best Paper (Platform) Presentation, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Resident Research Day, McMaster University (2010)

Resident Quality Assurance Award, Office of Post-Graduate Medical Education, McMaster University (2010)

Bursary Recipient,  Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University (2005)

Department of Mathematics Award for Highest Performance in a Mathematics Course,       Simon Fraser University (2004)

Ranked 98th percentile, Medical College Admission's Test                                                       American Association of Medical Colleges (2003)

Faculty Citation for performance above the 95th percentile, Biology 101, Simon Fraser University (2001)

Inductee, Golden Key International Honor Society, Simon Fraser University Chapter (2001)

Honor Roll (Dean's List), Faculty of Science, Simon Fraser University (2000-2004)

Gordon M. Shrum Entrance Scholarship, Simon Fraser University (2000-2004)

Outstanding Student Initiative Scholarship (Declined), University of British Columbia (2000)

Salutorian Honour, Class of 2000 Graduation,  St. Patrick's Regional Secondary School (2000)

Scholar with Honor, Advanced Placement Program, The College Board (2000)

Top Local Score,  St. Patrick's Regional Secondary School, Avogadro Chemistry Competition (1999)

1954 Alumni Sholarship, St. Patrick's Regional Secondary School (1998)

Perfect Score, BC Provincial Exam (French), St. Patrick's Regional Secondary School (1998)

First Rank Honour Roll, St. Patrick's Regional Secondary School (1995-2000)

Community & Volunteer Activities

Patient Visitor, Vancouver General Hospital  (2004-2005):

  • Duties involved visiting patients in long-term care and assisting with activities such as computer use.

Volunteer Instructor, Salvation Army Southview Lodge Seniors' Residence (2004-2005):

  • Duties included planning of weekly information technology activities for seniors as well as assisting with other educational and leisure activities.

Volunteer, International Downtown Association (2004):

  • Duties included providing aid and assistance, as well as guided tours, for delegates to the Conference

Founding Member, Vancouver Foundation (1998-2003):

  • Involved in youth-directed administration of funding through the Vancouver Foundation community foundation. Funding applicants consisted of various charities and community organizations focused around youth directed projects.

Public Forum Community Advisor, Health Canada (2002):

  • Round table community forum pertaining to Health Canada drug research ethics and support.

PATENTS

US Patent Application No. US62/322,999 (April 15, 2016): Hybrid-Capture Sequencing for Determining Immune Cell Clonality