This award is named after Dr. John L. Hamerton (1929-2006) who, in addition to being a founding member of the CCMG, assisted the College time and time again as chair of numerous standing and ad hoc committees, and providing advice to the Board of Directors throughout his many years as a distinguished member of the College. The John L. Hamerton Service Award is conferred in recognition of diligently rendered services to the CCMG over a sustained period of time, allowing the development and the maintenance of the tradition of excellence of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists. More information is available here. Past recipients are listed here.
This year, the award is presented to:
Janet Buchanan, PhD, FCCMG
Molecular Geneticist, The Centre for Applied Genomics, Toronto, ON