Dr. Gillian Booth has been elected as a Fellow this year with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). With this list of individuals, CAHS is proud to recognize excellence in health sciences and these new Fellows reflect a rich and varied expertise.
Dr. Booth is a practicing endocrinologist and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Policy Solutions for Diabetes Prevention and Management. She investigates the socioeconomic, environmental and health-care factors behind Canada’s diabetes epidemic.
Election to Fellowship in the Academy is considered one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community and carries with it a covenant to serve the Academy and the future well-being of the health sciences irrespective of the Fellow’s specific discipline.
“Becoming a member of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes Fellows’ dedication to health sciences,” says Dr. Chris Simpson, President, CAHS. “We are proud of their accomplishments and we are honoured to welcome them to the Canadian Academy of Heath Sciences.”