Past Events

Banting, Bliss, & Beyond Symposium

Toronto Medical Historical Club

I helped to organize a symposium held at the University of Toronto May 3-4, 2022 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin in 1921-22. We welcomed a wonderful list of speakers from many countries and had many fruitful discussions.

I presented a paper entitled “Where Credit is Due: Collip’s contribution,” on May 3 as well as the closing summary on May 4.

“Where Credit is Due: Collip’s Contribution” – May 3, 2022

Past Events

Belleville Honours Collip

Mayor Mitch Panciuk, Richard Hughes, and Ian Sullivan unveil monument in honour of James Bertram Collip in Belleville, Ontario  (Photo: Quinte News)

I delivered the keynote address at the unveiling of a monument at the Dr. Collip Courtyard and Reflection Garden along the Kiwanis Bayshore Trail on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in J.B. Collip’s hometown of Belleville, Ontario. Watch video highlights of the event (6 minutes)

Also in attendance for the ceremony were Mayor Mitch Panciuk, City Council, members of the Dr. James Bertram Collip Memorial Committee, Prof. Christopher Rutty (medical historian, University of Toronto), representatives of Diabetes Canada, members of the Collip family and other esteemed guests.

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