Dr. Jonathon Leipsic
Posted July 12, 2019 – The Jon DeHaan Foundation was pleased to present Dr. Jonathon Leipsic with the Foundation’s Award for Innovation in Cardiology in a dedicated session at SCCT 2019 in Baltimore, MD.
An accomplished professional in the field, Dr. Leipsic is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology for Providence Health Care, Vancouver Coastal Health and the Vice Chairman of Research for the UBC Department of Radiology in Canada. He is a Professor of Radiology and Cardiology with the University of British Columbia. Dr Leipsic is also a Canada Research Chair in Advanced Cardiopulmonary Imaging.
Dr. Leipsic was selected for this award because of his dedication to advancing the field of cardiac CT. Dr. Robert Schwartz, Chairman of the Board, presented the award saying, “Dr. Leipsic has been a tireless champion, teacher, and leader cardiac applications of CT for many years. He has devoted countless hours toward advancing the field, and at the same time has thus touched many patients multiplied by the number of cardiologists who have used his work or who have learned from him directly.
It is a great pleasure that Dr. Leipsic has been chosen for the Jon DeHaan Foundation award for cardiovascular excellence in Imaging, whose purpose it is to further his work and his teaching, thus advancing cardiac CT far into the future.”
The Foundation is pleased to partner with SCCT for this second annual award presentation. SCCT’s mission of advocating for the field’s continued expansion aligns with Jon DeHaan’s vision for supporting lasting innovation in the field of cardiology.