McMaster University

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Announcement —Eli Lilly Canada/May Cohen Chair in Women's Health

Sonia Anand

Sonia Anand, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Dated: July 5, 2006

From: John G. Kelton, MD, Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences

It is my pleasure to announce the reappointment of Dr. Sonia Anand as the Eli Lilly Canada/May Cohen Chair in Women's Health effective July 1, 2006.

Dr. Anand is currently an associate professor in the Department of Medicine.  Her education includes an undergraduate degree in life sciences from Queen's Univeristy in 1989, a doctor of medicine from McMaster in 1992, internal medicine training at McMaster and a fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1996.  She also received a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology (1996) and a PhD in Health Research Methodology (2002), both from McMaster.  Dr. Anand completed a Heart and Stroke of Canada Research Fellowship in 1998, and in 2001 completed a vascular medicine fellowship at Harvard University's Brigham and Women's Hospital.

In 1996, Dr. Anand received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Clinician Scientist Award Phase 1 and currently holds the Phase 2 Award.  In 1999, she received the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Young Investigator Award and in 2001 she was the recipient of the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine Young Investigator Award, and in June 2005 was inducted into the McMaster Alumni Gallery.  Recently, Dr. Anand received a CIHR and HSFO ICE grant devoted to the study of sex/gender determinants of cardiovascular disease, called the CARdiovascular Investigations in Gender (CARING) Network which currently supports four trainees in women's health research at McMaster.

Dr. Anand is the author of more than 50 peer reviewed journals and book chapters.  She teaches clinical epidemiology courses in methodology and cardiovascular disease at McMaster University. 


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