Department of Pathology History Page

Department of Pathology

Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba

   
Gordon Bell   William Boyd   Daniel Nicholson John M. Lederman

 Photos of Drs. Bell, Boyd, & Nicholson courtesy of the Faculty of Medicine Archives


Dr. Gabor Fischer is the current Department Head, appointed July 1, 2016.

Past Department Heads

Medical College Winnipeg General Hospital
1897-1915 Gordon Bell (Founder) 1897-1902 Gordon Bell
1916-1937 William Boyd 1902-1907 William Webster
1937-1954 Daniel Nicholson 1908-1915 Sidney J.S. Peirce
1954-1962 John M. Lederman 1916-1937 William Boyd
1962-1964 John Ridge, Acting 1937-1954 Daniel Nicholson
1964-1974 John P. Wyatt 1954-1975 Donald W. Penner
1975-1980 William Thurlbeck 1974-1980 William Thurlbeck
1981-1991 Drummond H. Bowden 1981-1991 Drummond H. Bowden
1991-1993 Norman Pettigrew, Acting 1991-1993 Norman Pettigrew, Acting
1993-1994 William Halliday, Acting 1993-1994 William Halliday, Acting
1994-2004 Frederick William Orr 1994-2004 Frederick William Orr
2004-2005 Ian Y.R. Adamson, Acting 2004-2005 Ian Y.R. Adamson, Acting
2005-2015 John G. Gartner 2005-2015 John G. Gartner


Books:

Textbook of Pathology, an Introduction to Medicine, William Boyd, Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 1932.

William Boyd, Silver Tongue and Golden Pen, Canadian Medical Lives Series, Ian Carr, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1993.

Manitoba Medicine: a Brief History. Ian Carr and Robert E. Beamish, the University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, 1999.

Thesis:

A Study of Medical Specialization: the History of the Department of Pathology of the Winnipeg General Hospital (1883-1957), Guillermo E. Quinonez Salmon, 2007.

Articles:

William Webster and Sidney J.S. Peirce: Two Forgotten Medical Directors of the Department of Pathology at the Winnipeg General Hospital (1898-1915), Guillermo Quinonez, Canadian Journal of Pathology 2014, 6:72-76.

Technology, Education, and Society in the Transformation of Canadian Pathology: the Department of Pathology at the Winnipeg General Hospital, 1936-1972. Guillermo Quinonez, Canadian Journal of Pathology 2013, 5:96-102.

Conflict and resolution: William Boyd's appointment to the Department of Pathology of the Winnipeg General Hospital. Guillermo Quinonez, Canadian Journal of Pathology 2012; 4:131-135.

Notes on the History of the Canadian Association of Pathologists, Association canadienne des pathologistes, Guillermo Quinonez, Laurette Geldenhuys, Canadian Journal of Pathology 2012; 4:18-21.

The Beginnings of Pathology in America.  A Contemporary Analysis of William E. Horner's A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, Guillermo Quinonez, Archives Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2011; 135:1591-1596.

Neuropathology in Canada: The First One Hundred Years, Marc R. Del Bigio, N. Barry Rewcastle. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2010; 37(6):725-744.

The Origin of Basic Science Pathology: An Unrecognized Event in the Medical History Literature, Guillermo Quinonez, Canadian Journal of Pathology 2010; 2(3):13-18.

The Early History of Pathology/Laboratory Medicine at the University of Manitoba, her Teaching Hospitals, and the Provincial Laboratory, Harry Letts, Guillermo Quinonez, Canadian Association of Pathologists Newsletter 2007;50(4):14-19.

William Boyd Lecture: Haematologica Boydiensis, Tunc et Nunc, St. John's Newfoundland, July 18, 2006, Louis D. Wadsworth, Canadian Association of Pathologists Newsletter 2006; 49(4):7-11.

Donald W. Penner: William Orr, Guillermo Quinonez, Canadian Association of Pathologists Newsletter 2004; 47(3):20-21.