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The 2021 Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom on May 2nd for public health reasons. 

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The 2020 Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom for public health purposes. 

A tribute...

Dr Winston Gittens's outstanding career was summarised by Dr Joe Butchey and Dr Gittens was...

The UWIMAA Canadian Chapter Distinguished Service Award 2018 was presented to Dr Tex Kissoon...

The Toronto Star reports that U of T researchers will track the demographics of the COVID-19...

2016 - Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong MBBS ’65 – In recognition of exceptional...

2017 - Dr. Rosemary Moodie MBBS’82 - In recognition of exceptional service...

Chancellor Sir George Alleyne was conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa...

UWIMAA CANADIAN CHAPTER

The University of the West Indies Medical Alumni Association supports the Faculties of Medicine and their alumni to achieve and advance clinical, medical and practice excellence.

The UWIMAA Canadian Chapter is proud to be part of the fraternity of Caribbean medical alumni who have contributed to the healthcare system of Canada. 

VISION:   Giving Back. Advancing Medical Excellence.  

MISSION: The University of the West Indies Medical Alumni Association supports the Faculties of Medicine at The UWI and their alumni to achieve and advance clinical, medical and practice excellence.

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Website: https://uwi.edu/alumnionline/alumni-central/chapters-contacts/uwimaa-canada

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Secretary: judy.seesahai@alumni.uwi.edu

Vice-President: makini.mcguire-brown@alumni.uwi.edu

2020- 21 Executive Board 

President:                                Dr. Upton Allen           MBBS ‘81

President Emeritus:                  Dr. Karl Massiah MBBS ‘65

Immediate Past President:       Dr. Peter Wong MBBS ‘82

Vice President:                         Dr. Makini McGuire    MBBS ‘13

Secretary:                                 Dr. Judy Seesahi MBBS ‘98

Treasurer:                                 Dr. Chris McDonald MBBS ‘75

Members at Large

Dr. Michelle Barton-Forbes MBBS ‘88

Dr. Joseph Butchey MBBS ‘67

Dr. Jillian Lewis MBBS ‘97

Dr. Pamela DaCamara MBBS ‘65

Dr. Albert Aikerman MBBS ‘76

UWIMAA Canada Chapter's Distinguished Awardees

2021- Dr Badri Rickhi

2020- Dr Garth Smith

2019- Dr Winston Gittens

2018- Dr Niranjan Tex Kissoon

2017- Dr Rosemary Moodie

2016- Dr Herbert Ho Ping Kong

 

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