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Associated Alumni

Dr. Christopher Simpson, BSc'90

Alumni Award of Distinction

Dr. Chris Simpson

Dr. Chris Simpson, vice-dean of the School of Medicine at Queen’s University, is recognized as a national and international leader in cardiology. As past-president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), Simpson championed seniors’ care, and helped guide the profession on issues of medical aid in dying and medical marijuana. Simpson has authored or co-authored more than 350 peer-reviewed papers and is an active clinician, educator and researcher. He has been a member of numerous boards and organizations throughout his career and was elected to fellowship in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2015.