Alvin Zipursky

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Dates: DOB, 1930.

Education: M.D. 1953.

Accepted residency at the Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati in 1954.

Clinical fellowship at Salt Lake City County General Hospital in 1956.

Positions: Researched at Winnipeg’s Children Hospital, Hematologist/Oncologist, 1957 – 1967.

Medical Director of the Blood Transfusion Service of the Canadian Red Cross Society’s Manitoba division, 1960.

University of Manitoba, Pediatrics, Assistant Professor, 1962.

University of Manitoba, Pediatrics, Associate Professor, 1964.

MaMaster University, Professor of Pediatrics, 1966 – 1981.

Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Professor and Chief of Hematology/Oncology, 1981 – 1991.

Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Past Chair and Scientific Director of the Programme for Global Pediatric Research, 2003 – 2015.

Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Professor Emeritus, 1985 – Present.