• Portrait of Dr. April Boyd
  • Professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Department of Surgery
    GF 546, 820 Sherbrook Street
    Health Sciences Centre
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A1R9

    Phone: 204-787-3343
    Fax: 204-787-3201

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Research affiliations

Research summary

Dr. Boyd’s research investigates basic science and engineering factors affecting vascular disease conditions such as abdominal aortic aneurysms and peripheral vascular disease.


Dr. Boyd is a vascular surgeon, surgeon-scientist, and research director at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. She completed her undergraduate degree at Queen's University. She then obtained her master’s degree and PhD in physiology at the University of Toronto. She also completed her MD, as well as general and vascular surgery training at the University of Toronto. Dr. Boyd joined UM in 2006. She was the first woman president of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery.



  • Linton Professor of Surgery, New England Vascular Surgery Society (2021)
  • Women’s Leadership Award, Society for Vascular Surgery (2017)
  • Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Award (2016)
  • Thorlakson Paper of the Year (second prize),Journal of Vascular (2015)
  • Gore Research Award (2010, 2014, 2015)

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Max Rady College of Medicine
AE101-820 Sherbrook Street
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9 Canada