MEET THIS YEAR’S  GALA HONOUREES 

 

  

Dr. Armen Aprikian

Dr. Armen Aprikian, appointed the McGill University Richard Tomlinson Professor in Prostate Cancer in 2010, has been awarded the American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award, the American Urologic Association Practis- ing Urologist Award, the Canadian Urology Association Scholarship, the McGill University William Dawson Scholar Career Award and the Quebec FRSQ Senior Clinician Scientist Award. Dr. Aprikian is actively involved in a leadership role in provincial guidelines in prostate and bladder cancer surgery outcomes.

Dr. Franck Bladou

Dr. Franck Bladou, the Chief of the Department of Urology at the Jewish General Hospital and Full Professor of surgery (Urology) and Oncology at McGill University, has been elected the Herbert Black Chair of Surgical Oncology. He is actively involved in national teaching programs and his scientific activity is centered on new prostate cancer imaging and treatment modalities (MRI, molecular imaging techniques) and quality improvement of urological cancers surgical management. He is a specialist in minimally invasive robotic surgery having adopted this technique years ago.

ENTERTAINMENT BY DOn Felder, LEGENEDARY FORMER LEAD GUITARIST of “The Eagles”

 

This year’s entertainment is Don Felder, former legendary lead guitarist of The Eagles, one of the most popular and influential rock groups of our time.

After leaving the group in 2001, Felder also became a New York Times bestselling author when his riveting confessional memoir “Heaven and Hell: My Life in The Eagles” proved a major commercial triumph upon publication in 2008 and went on to become a New York Times best seller. Four time Grammy Award Winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Member, New York Times Best-Selling Author, amazing guitarist and captivating performer is the best way to describe Don Felder today.