Faculty member to receive U of S Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Bruce McManus has been named a 2012 recipient of a Alumni Achievement Award by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Alumni Association for his contributions to cardiovascular research and treatment. In 1967, McManus received a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education from the U of S, graduating top of his class. He was also the top graduate and surgery trainee in 1977 when he earned his medical degree from the U of S.

Following 11 years as a faculty member at the University of Nebraska, McManus joined the Faculty of Medicine at UBC as department head of pathology and laboratory medicine. He serves as director of the UBC James Hogg Research Centre and the NCE CERC Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure.

The U of S Alumni Association will honour McManus at its annual Honouring Our Alumni reception on Nov. 2 in Saskatoon. For more information, visit alumni.usask.ca/awards.