Andres Lozano OC, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FRSC, FCAHS
Norman Rosenblum Award for Excellence in Mentorship in the MD/PhD Program
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Alan & Susan Hudson Cornerstone Chair in Neurosurgery, University Health Network (UHN) University Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto Dr. Lozano is a functional neurosurgeon and past Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto. He holds the Alan & Susan Hudson Cornerstone Chair in Neurosurgery at University Health Network. He is best known for his work in Deep Brain Stimulation and Focused Ultrasound. His world-leading programme has mapped cortical/subcortical circuits in the brain and advanced novel therapies for dystonia, Parkinson’s disease, depression, Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders. Dr. Lozano has approximately 800 publications and is the most highly cited neurosurgeon in the world (Clarivate). Dr. Lozano has received a number of honors including the Olivecrona Medal, Salk Award, and Dandy Medal and been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, Order of Spain and an Officer of the Order of Canada. He is most proud of the MD/PhD students and fellows he has mentored, who have gone on to become international leaders in their field.
About the Award
The Norman Rosenblum Award for Excellence in Mentorship in the MD/PhD Program was established in 2018 in recognition of Dr. Rosenblum’s tenure as Associate Dean, Physician Scientist Training in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and his outstanding contributions to the mentoring of MD/PhD students. The award recognizes staff or faculty members who exhibit an exemplary level of leadership and commitment to mentorship and role modeling for MD/PhD students in the Faculty of Medicine.