Dr. Ruth Collins-Nakai awarded an honorary degree

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Congratulations to CMF Board Member, Dr. Ruth Collins-Nakai who was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Lethbridge at its Spring 2022 Convocation, Thursday, June 2, 2022.

Dr. Collins-Nakai spent over 30 years at the University of Alberta in various roles, including full professor and associate dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Dr. Collins-Nakai established the Heritage Pediatric Cardiology Program, precursor of the current Western Canadian Congenital Heart Program, and she was the first to perform many innovative and interventional catheterization procedures in Western Canada. Dr. Collins-Nakai was also appointed to the Order of Canada in 2016.

Read more about Dr. Collins-Nakai