Dr. Mark G. Torchia (he/him)
Dr. Mark Torchia, Dipl.B.T., MS, PhD, is the Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning). Previous to that, Mark was the Executive Director for The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and had a 30-year career as a clinical scientist in the Department of Surgery with St. Boniface General Hospital, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, and the Health Sciences Centre.
He was also the Director of the Medical Pre-clerkship Program for the Max Rady College of Medicine and continues as an associate professor of Surgery.
Dr. Torchia has founded three successful medical device companies, including Monteris Medical. He is the author of numerous academic papers, three medical textbooks, and holds many patents. Mark is a winner of the prestigious Earnest C. Manning Principal Prize and also the inaugural Governor General of Canada’s Award for Innovation.