- 1991 (Creation)
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15 cm of textual records
Name of creator
The Department of Anatomic Pathology of Women's College Hospital was officially established in 2006. In 1920, pathology was part of the Department of Laboratories under Dr. Vivian Marvin Laughlen (1920-1945) as the Chief of Laboratories. Dr. Laughlen was followed by Dr. Eva Mader MacDonald (1945-1952); Dr. Alice Gray (1952-1980) and Dr. Ali H. Qizilbash (1980-1981). In 1981 the Department of Laboratories was divided into 2 new departments: the Department of Clinical Laboratories and the Department of Pathology. In 1981 Dr. Lynn From (1981-1992) was appointed Chief of Pathology, followed by Dr. Weded Hanna in 1992 (1992- ). In 2006 the Department of Pathology was divided into 2 new departments: Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of a review of the Department of Pathology conducted in 1991. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Department of Pathology 10 year-review. Included in the review are a number of newspaper clippings that provide accolades for a number of Doctors that held positions on the Board of Pathology.
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Further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
Open to researchers subject to the requirements of Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and Women’s College Hospital research policies. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
Conditions governing reproduction
Newspaper clippings are fragile and cannot be reproduced by patrons. Please ask for assistance.
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Finding aid is available upon request.