pulsus gastroenterology & hepatology news
Robert B Kalina (left), Publisher of the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, presents the Dr ABR Thomson – Dr CN Williams Award to Dr Kelly Burak, who accepted the award on behalf of the authors of “Burden of disease and cost of chronic hepatitis C infection in Canada” (RP Myers, M Krajden, M Bilodeau, K Kaita, P Marotta, K Peltekian, A Ramji, C Estes, H Razavi, M Sherman. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014;28:243-250). This award was initiated in 2002 by Pulsus Group in honour of Drs Alan Thomson and Noel Williams, the founding Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, who served from 1987 to 2000. It is given annually to individuals who made a significant contribution to the field of gastroenterology and hepatology, as demonstrated by the impact of original research published in the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and judged by the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors.
Robert B Kalina (left), Publisher of the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, presents the Award of Distinction to Dr Yen-I Chen, who accepted on behalf of the authors of “Can the presence of endoscopic high-risk stigmata be predicted before endoscopy? A multivariate analysis using the RUGBE database” (Y-I Chen, J Wyse, A Barkun, M Bardou, IM Gralnek, M Martel. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014;28:301-304).
Robert B Kalina (centre), Publisher of the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology (CJG&H), presents cheques to Dr Derek McKay (left), President of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG), and Dr Eberhard Renner (right), President of the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL). Each year, Pulsus Group gives a percentage of revenues associated with the CJG&H to the CAG and CASL. As official Journal of each of these Societies, the CJG&H serves as the key provider for publishing Society guidelines and resource information critical to their members and Canadian physicians.
Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol Vol 29 No 5 June/July 2015