Media Advisory: Joe Doupe Memorial Lecture

September 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine

The University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine proudly presents this year’s Joe Doupe Lecture with Gregory Downey (B.Sc. Med./80, MD/80, FRCPC). 

Who: Dr. Gregory Downey

What:  “If it is so Easy to Mend a Broken Heart, why is it so Difficult to Heal the Injured Lung?” Joe Doupe Lecture

When:    Today, Sept. 8 from Noon – 1 p.m.

Where:   Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Building; 727 McDermot Ave., Bannatyne CampusThis annual lecture recognizes and honours Dr. Joseph Doupe’s legacy within the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine and spirit of enquiry he instilled in his medical students. Dr. Doupe, Professor and Head of the Department of Physiology from 1948 – 1966, served as an inspiration to all.  

Dr. Gregory Downey is Executive Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at National Jewish Health in Denver and Professor of Medicine and Immunology at University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Downey has been instrumental in developing programs in personalized medicine at National Jewish Health.  Dr. Downey has over 190 publications in top ranked journals and has been cited by other authors more than 6,700 times, putting him in the top one percent of cited authors. He received the 2010 Award for Scientific Accomplishments from the American Thoracic Society.

For more information contact Ilana Simon, Director of Communications & Marketing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, (204) 789-3427 or (204) 295-6777 or

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