Boyd Upper Prize Winners, since 1998 when Queen's was given the Award by Associated Medical Services (AMS)

 

The Boyd Upper prize is awarded to the Queen's medical student or students who have conducted original historical research and then had the work accepted for presentation at a peer-reviewed meeting.

 

It recognizes the many contributions of Dr. Boyd Upper (Queen's meds 1958) to AMS and to history of medicine in Canada.

 

2016

Prabhpreet Kaur Hundal, Jatinderpreet Singh and Stanislav Pasyk Criminals in White Coats: How Community Regulations prevent physicians from killing their patients

Calvin Santiago and Nicolas Biasutti, (share) Kill to Cure: The development of Nitrogen Mustards

 

2015

Kirsten Nesset, Physicians with Disabilities in Canada: History and Future (poster)

Sophie Palmer From 'Infantile Sexuality' to Developmental Capital: What is Psychiatry's Role in the History of Infancy? (Poster)

Elena-Bianca Barbir, Harmful Language: A Historical Analysis of the Rhetoric of Harm Reduction in Vancouver (paper)

 

2014  All went to Calgary History of Medicine Days          

Stefania Spano Bridging the Gap: A Hare-raising History of Cleft Lip  

Karen Chung  Beyond Face-Lifts, Implants and Noses: How Plastic Surgery Moved from WWII to Kingston, ON (1949-1970)

Tetyana Rogalska  Accessibility of MRI Technology in Ontario – A Historical Geographical Analysis  

Magdalene Leung A Persistent Maternity Crisis: The Evolving Relationship Between Canadian Physicians and the Task of Providing Maternal Care

Stephanie Lammers 'Her Body, Her Pain, Her Choice?' A History of the Dawn of Obstetric Anesthesia at Kingston, Ontario

Victor Tang The Evolution of the Catatonia Diagnosis  (poster)

Stephen Joza & Michael Yang, The Rise of Pediatric Anesthesia: The Canadian Experience  (poster)

 

2013 All went to Calgary History of Medicine Days

           

Magdalene Leung and Manjot Mander, meds 2016

"A Journey into the unknown: Understanding the History of Canada's refugee healthcare policies"

 

Alicia Nickel-Lingenfelter, meds 2016

A Most Unladylike Profession: A History of Women in Surgery in Canada

 

Jennifer Siu, meds 2016

Polio, Postage Stamps, and Boy Scouts: The Development of Summer Camps for Children with Disabilities in Canada 

 

Daniel Paluzzi, meds 2016

From Beds to Buildings: Space Allocation in Kingston General Hospital

 

Belle Song, meds 2015

"On Pins and Needles: Acceptance (?) of Acupuncture by the Allopathic Medical Establishment in Canada".

 

2012    Joseph Gabriel, meds 2015 History of Medicine Days Calgary

It Blows: Clinical Understanding of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Following the

 Introduction of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Jennifer Kwan, meds 2015 History of Medicine Days Calgary

NCIC Clinical Trials Group: Rise and triumphs within the Kingston,

national, and international communities

Victoria Squissato, meds 2014 History of Medicine Days Calgary

From Vanity to Sanity: The Legitimization of Plastic Surgery

Yan Xu, meds 2015 History of Medicine Days Calgary

What is the NEW Patient Advocacy? An Answer from the History of

Lumbar Fusion Surgery

Amanda Lepp, meds 2015 Canadian Society for the History of Medicine

Heads, Hearts, Stomachs, and Bowels:  Uterine analogies in

Pre-modern anatomical writing

 

2011    Daniel Ting meds class of 2014, History of Medicine Days Calgary

                        Kidney Transplant Tourism by Canadians' an Emerging Public Health Concern

Aliah Nurmohammed meds class of 2013, History of Medicine Days Calgary, and

Karim Mohammed meds class of 2013, History of Medicine Days Calgary

Knocked Out: The Development of Post-Concussion Syndrome

 

2010     Jonathan C. Lau, meds 2011, American Academy of Neurology

                        Dr.Denis Naldrett White, Kingston's first Neurologist and his

Quest for a Window into the Brain

Chris Noss, meds 2010, History of Medicine Days Calgary

                        Oral History of Dr C. Chan Gunn and his neuropathic theory: Intramuscular Simulation

            Sanjna Thomas, meds 2012, History of Medicine Days Calgary

                        Societal Responses to Choreomania in the Middle Ages

Jacqueline Willinksy, meds 2012, History of Medicine Days Calgary

                        Historical investigation of Canada's Cord Blood Banking System

Ali Qazalbash, meds 2012, History of Medicine Days Calgary shared with

            John Doan, meds 2012, History of Medicine Days Calgary

                        The Bus The Plane and the Blind Briton:

The Unique History of the Evolution of Charitable Eye Care

 

2009    Meiqui Guo, meds 2011, History of Medicine Days Calgary

"Dr. Honourable .....: Canadian Physicians in the house of Parliament"

            Julia Cameron Vendrig, meds 2011, History of Medicine Days Calgary

School Health Programs in New York City, 1867-1920s:

The Child Hygiene Movement

            Fiona Alston, meds 2011, History of Medicine Days Calgary

Sexual Addiction: An Old Addiction Returning to the Spotlight

 

2007    Remon Elyas, meds 2009, Royal College,  Winnipeg

The Birth of a New Specialty:  The History of Emergency Medicine in Canada

Linda Lee, meds 2009, Royal College, Winnipeg

Immigration and Other Evils: 

A Profile of Dr. C. K. Clarke and the Eugenics Movement in Canada

Carrie Schram, meds 2008, Royal College, Winnipeg

Abortion and the Fall of Midwifery in 19th Century North America

Rebkekah Jacques, meds 2009, Royal College, Winnipeg

The Warden and the Doctor:  Kingston Penitentiary in the 1840's

Hasina Visram, Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, Saskatoon

Tagliacozzi's Indian Connection

           

2006    Courtney Casserly, meds 2008, Royal College, Ottawa

                        History or Mystery: Neurologists Triumph in the MS Debate

            Kirk Roth, meds 2007, Royal College, Ottawa

Lithotomy; The Exruciatingly Painful History of Surgical Stone Removal

            Carrie Schram, meds 2008, Royal College, Ottawa

History of Medical Attitudes to Women in 19th & 20th C N America:

The Example of J. M. Sims

            Prashant Phalper, Royal College, Ottawa

History of Problem-Based Learning & its emerging role in Modern Medical Education

 

2005    Dave Hsu, meds 2005, Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, UWO

The Absurd Plight of the Modern Physician: Sisyphus and the Absurd Doctor

in Albert Camus' The Plague and Samuel Shem's The House of God

            Melanie Colpitts, meds 2006, Royal College, Vancouver

                        Physician attitudes towards mentally disabled children, 1900-80:

 the case of an Ontario institution

Kirk Roth, meds 2007, Royal College Vancouver

            Rebuilding of Post WWII Japan

Sunil Varghese, meds 2007, Royal College Vancouver

            Why are there quacks in India?

Manisha Sharma, meds 2007, Royal College Vancouver

Aboriginal health Care in Canadian Cities

 

2004    Vincent Escanlar, meds 2006 Royal College, Ottawa

                        MedicareTM brands, advertising and marketing in Canadian public health care

Melanie Colpitts , meds 2006 Royal College, Ottawa

The changing role of the school nurse in the KFLA District of SE Ontario

Martha Riesberry meds 2006 Royal College, Ottawa

            Children in the Kingston Penitentiary

Nitasha Anand, meds 2006 Royal College, Ottawa

History of Diabetes

Nir Lipsman, meds 2007 Royal College, Ottawa

                        History repeating: Viktor Frankl, Logotherapy, and the Discovery of Meaning

 

2003    Emily Dodwall, meds 2005 Royal College, Halifax

Cultural influences on intentional and unintentional cranial deformation in infants

Sadiya Kukaswadia, meds 2005, Royal College, Halifax

Female genital mutilation: addressing the issue in Canada

Theresa Liu, meds 2005 Royal College, Halifax

Stigma and scapegoating from syphilis to SARS; Social responses to epidemic diseases

Matt Choi, meds 2005, Royal College, Halifax

Adopting electrocutions for capital punishment

Nitasha Anand, meds 2005 Royal College, Halifax

The Breast Cancer Movement

 

2002    Monika Dutt,  meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Globalization and Tobacco: an Exploration of 60 Years of Internal Industry Documents

Ashley Davidson, Royal College, Ottawa

A Tale of Two Philosophies

Mohammed Shamji, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Responsibility and Humanity: exploring the Relationship between

Risk-Taking Behavior and Organ Donation

Theresa Liu, meds 2005, Royal College, Ottawa

Plague Politics and Prejudice: Social Construction of Plague in 20thC California

 

2001    Soon-Il Song, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Homeopathy Rise and Fall

Linda Tang, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Deaf Children can lead normal lives—Changing Perspectives 1966-2000

Vivek Panchapakesan, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Plastic Surgery and Asceticism in Ancient India

Wendy Tsang, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Health-Care of Japanese Canadians in WWII Internment Camps

Mohammed Shamji, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Why Define Death: The Impact of redefining Brain death on organ supply in Canada

Ivan Diamond, meds 2003, Royal College, Ottawa

Teaching Medical History at Canadian Medicine Schools

 

2000    Julia Cataudella, meds 2001, Royal College Edmonton

                        Heart and Soul: Music in the Art of Medicine

            Michael Levy,  meds 2002, Royal College Edmonton

            Eugenics in Canada: A Dark Time for Doctors

 

1999    Michael Feldman, meds 2000, Royal College Montreal

                        Typhus and the Public health Response in Kingston 1847

Lynda Mikelova, meds 2001, Royal College Montreal

                        Art and Psychopathology;

Confinia Psychiatrica and the International Society of Psychopathology of Expression

Jason Morrison, meds 2001, Royal College Montreal

Splitting the Brain; The Divergence of Neurology and Psychiatry

 

1998    Fiona Mattatall, meds 2000

            The Gynecological Moulages of Dr Robertson

Ian Billingsley, meds 2000

Medicine and the Movies: Claude Jutra (1930-1986)