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Dr. Michael Hill, MD, MSc, FRCPC, (FESO FAHA FCAHS FRSC O.C.)

Positions

Professor - Medicine

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Senior Medical Director

Cardiovascular Health and Stroke Strategic Clinical Network

Professor - Medicine

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences

Professor - Medicine

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

Professor - Medicine

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Radiology

Full Member

Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Full Member

Libin Cardiovascular Institute

Full Member

O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 210-7786

Location

Health Brain Aging Lab: Health Sciences2939

Background

Credentials

FRCPC (Neurology), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1999

FRCPC (Internal Medicine), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1997

Educational Background

BSc. Biochemistry, McGill University, 1989

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, University of Ottawa, 1993

MSc. Clinical Epidemiology, University of Calgary, 2003

Research

Areas of Research

Stroke and cerebro-vascular disorders, Epidemiology of stroke and vascular diseases

Participation in university strategic initiatives

Awards

  • Distinguished Scientist Award and Lecture, Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI) . 2021
  • Smith Distinguished Achievement Award, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. 2021
  • Science Breakthrough Award (Awarded for the ESCAPE Trial), American Brain Foundation. 2020
  • Killam Annual Professor Award, Killam Foundation. 2018
  • Award of Merit, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. 2016
  • Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Alberta Health Services. 2016
  • ASTECH Award 2015 for Society Impact, ASTECH Society. 2015
  • Cochrane Award for Research, University of Calgary. 2005
  • top 40 under 40 Calgary, Avenue Magazine. 2005
  • Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Award, American Academy of Neurology. 2004
  • Francis McNaughton Award, Canadian Neurological Society. 2002
  • Barnett Scholarship, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. 2001
  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, Duke of Edinburgh Society. 1986
  • Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta), Alberta Innovates. 2022