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Congratulations to Dr. Beverley Orser

April 2, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Beverley Orser who has received the 2020 Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology Medal.

The CCNP award recognizes the “outstanding contributions by a single individual in the field of research in neuropsychopharmacology in Canada” and honours individuals for a “meritorious career in, and outstanding contribution to, neuropsychopharmacology in Canada as evidenced by their activities in education, administration and/or patient care.” It also recognizes evidence of novel initiatives.

Dr. Orser is a staff anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia at Sunnybrook, the co-founder of the Perioperative Brain Health Centre and the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Toronto.

Her team is investigating changes in the brain after anesthesia and surgery, and safe ways of preventing delirium in patients. Dr. Orser is also a passionate advocate of patient safety.

Please join us in congratulating, Dr. Beverley Orser!