File Ronald_AR - Ronald, Allan Ross

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Ronald, Allan Ross

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Education: MD(Man)1961, Postgrad at U Maryland, & U Washington
Positions: Internal Med 1968- ;(A) Prof & Head Med Micro 1976-78 & Prof & Head, Med Micro 1978-1985; Prof & Head, Internal Med 1985-1990; Assoc Dean, Research; Distinguished Prof 1986; Prof Emeritus 1999

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The Allan Ross Ronald file contains the following material:

1. Appt as department Hd of Med Micro Bull c1978; as Hd of Int Med Grand Rounds 2(4) Fall 1985; UMMJ v56(1):29 1986; (3pp)

2. Announcement of Alumni’s Jubilee Award. Bull 24: v2 Oct 18 1990; Man Med v61(1) 1991 (2pp)

3. “Out of Africa; a focus on AIDS prevention” UM Alumni J 51:14-15 Winter 1991 (2pp)

4. Man Industry, Trade & Tourism. Action Profile 1991 “Med microbiology & infectious diseases” (1p)

5. Announcement of inclusion in ‘Canada’s most exceptional physicians in the last 50 years” UM Alumni J 46: 12 Autumn 1985 (1p)

6. Announcement of Distinguished Professor designation. Bull 20(18): May 27, 1986 (1p)

7. Biographical note by Dr FY Aoki from Can Doctor 51:148 May 1985 (1p)

8. Letter from AM Kerr thanking him for his publications (1p)

9. Newspaper clippings: (11pp)

  • “Battling deadly HIV; Wpg doctor honored for contrib to AIDS research” WFP 25 Sept 1994 (9(pp1-3))
  • “HIV project outlives pill peril WFP 22 Jul 1995” (9(p4))
  • “A life of chasing bacteria” WFP July 23, 1995 (9(p5))
  • “Hospital fighting tough bug” WFP 13 Feb 1997 (9(pp6-7))
  • “VD strain disappearing” Tribune 16 Feb 1978 (9(p8))
  • “Wpg doctor pursues breathrough [sic] AIDS research” WFP Weekly 5 May 1991 (9(p9))
  • “Forum zeroes in on AIDS” WFP 8 June 1995 (9(p10))
  • “Meet a local medical giant” WFP 8 Jun 2003 (9(p11)
  • “City doctor behind African AIDS centre” WFP 11 June 2001 (MISSING Sept 2011)

10. Clipping with photo from “No greater challenge; solving the mystery of AIDS” MRC(Canada) nd (6pp)

11. Brief ‘life story’ update for 1981 reunion of his class (1p)

12. Named to Royal Society WF 15 Nov 2000; Annual Report to Donors 2000 (2pp)

13. Photocopy of note on books he reads (1p)

14. Professor Emeritus designation Bull 17 Jun 1999 (1p)

15. Picture of 5 UM graduates meeting in New Dehli Bull 20 Aug 1998 (1p)

16. Appt to Order of Canada 1994 (GovGen website); UM Report to Donors 1994 (2pp)

17. Announcement of James H Graham award, RCPS(C) 2000, news release (1p)

18. MMA Scholastic award announcement WFP Apr 27, 2002 (1p)

19. “Battling Africa’s deadly plague” WFP 16 Sept 2002 (4pp)

20. Notes on post-retirement work, no source for first note; CMAJ v165(10) 13 Nov 2001 (2pp)

21. St. Boniface Hosp Research Fdn Award with FA Plummer & S Lewis 2005, WFP 28 Jun 2005; 19 Oct 2005; 28 Nov 2005; 15 Dec 2005; (5pp)

22. “Winnipeggers reach put to Africa Aids Victims” WFP 11 Mar 2006 (1p)

23. Wightman Award recipient from Gairdner Fdn 2006, WFP 23 Jun 2006; UM website 23 June 2006 (2 releases); Bull v40(7) July 13, 2006; Notice of Gairdner Event 24 Oct 2006, Gairdner Fdn website; incl biogs of ARR; Alum J Aug 2006, Med Annual Report 2006-2007 (10pp)

24. Honorary degree from Univ of Wpg; WFP 5 June 2006 (1p)

25. Recipient of CMA’s FNG Starr Award’ UM Website Marks of Achievement 2003, MediScene No.1 2004; CMA website with biographical notes; MHRC Annual Report 2002-03; MMA Rounds 4 Sept 2003; (8pp)

26. Pilot project trains out-of-work grads for science/technology jobs Bull v28(9) 6 Oct 1994 (1p)

27. “You’ll be hearing more” Can Fam Phys v50:Aug 2004 (1p)

28. “Internal medicine professor receives US recognition” several awards listed UM Bull v25(15) 16 Jan 1992 (Ortho Distinguished Service Award from Cdn Infectious Disease Assn 1991; Thomas C Parran Award from Amer Venereal Disease Assn 1991) (1p)

29. Various honours: Scientific Director NCCID 2007, DSc(UofW) 2006, Joseph Esmarel Awardee Infectious Disease Soc of America etc. Man Med Winter 2006; appt Scientific Director, Nat’l Ctr on Infectious Disease (NCCID) WFP 8 Aug 2006 (2pp)

30. "HIV/Aids studies in Kenya yield influential papers for researchers" Bull v25(16) 30 Jan 1992 (1p)

31. Speaker at 23rd president’s Reception for Retirees Bull v42(1) 3 Apr 2008 (1p)

32. Dr. & Mrs HH Saunderson Award for excellence in teaching 1973 Bull v7(30) Spring 1973 (1p)

33. Hamao Umezawa Memorial Award for lifetime achievement in Antimicrobial Therapy from Internat'l Soc of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Man Med 03 Autumn 2009 (1p)

34. "The guiding force" article re HIV research, Africa and ARR WFP 30 Jan 2010 (2pp)

35. CMA Honorary Member Doctors Manitoba Awards Dinner Program 2010; Bull May or June 2010; Bull May or June 2010 (2pp)

36. Induction to Canadian Medical Hall of Fame WFP 15 Oct 2010; Bull v44(11) 21 Oct 2010 (two articles; (3pp)
See also:

  • book(s) in Manitoba Authors’ Collection in NJM
  • file 17.3.5a/b MMA Award winners files for biography


  • Order of Canada 1994

MPC #1.0 #292 A-F
MPC 2.0 #79
Items # 3 and 4 above also have good colour photographs

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