Alumnae Achievement Awards
Judith Goslin Hall '61
Order of Canada
Judith Goslin Hall
'61 is a renowned pediatrician
and clinical geneticist. She is currently a Professor
of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at the University
of British Columbia. Dr. Hall also served for ten years
as department chair of Pediatrics at the university and
served two 5 year terms as Chair of the Children's Hospital
in Vancouver. Dr. Judith Hall is regarded as a world
leader in research on numerous children's afflictions.
She has made critical discoveries on many new syndromes
including dysmorphology and is regarded as an expert
in congenital adult disorders.
Hall is an inspiration to many young women in medicine
and is committed to their advancement in this field.
She has received wide recognition for her accomplishments,
receiving the Colonel Sanders March of Dimes Award for
lifetime achievement in clinical genetics in 1994 and
was also elected to the Order of Canada, one of the highest
awards given by the Canadian government. Dr. Hall has
published over 250 original articles, 60 chapters and
5 books during her career and received the Association
for American Publishers award for best medical book published
in 1993 for a text which she co-edited on human malformations.
She is also the founding editor of the American Journal
of Medical Genetics and Growth, Genetics and Hormones.
Dr. Judith Hall is an active participant
in various non profit-groups, such as the Little People
and the Medical Research Counsel of Canada and Canadian
Institutes of Health Research. She also dedicates a large
portion of her time serving on multiple boards including:
Children’s Miracle Network, Board of Genome Canada,
and is the founder of the American Board of Medical Genetics.
She acted as President of the American Society of Human
Genetics in 1995, became the Chair of the Scientific
Advisory Board of Health in Canada in 2001 and acted
as the President of the American Pediatric Society in
2002. Dr. Hall also received the prestigious Ross Award
from the Canadian Pediatric Society in 2002 in recognition
of her achievements in the field of pediatric research,
education, child healthcare, and child advocacy.
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