At the 10th Annual Gala Dinner, attended by more than 800 people in Surrey B.C., Darpan Magazine presented Dr. Naranjan Dhalla with its Industry Marvel Award. Dr. Dhalla was honoured along with nine other South Asian community leaders, recognized for their extraordinary achievements and for reflecting their heritage to inspire the next generation.
Romel Dhalla accepted the award on behalf of his father, who was travelling in Europe at the time of the event.
Congratulations to Dr. Dhalla from everyone here at St. Boniface Hospital Research. During his lengthy career, Dr. Dhalla has received 197 honours and awards, including six honorary doctorate degrees and four Honoris Causa Professorships from different Institutions. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Member of the Order of Canada, Member of the Order of Manitoba and Inductee into the Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame. He was named to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame earlier this year.
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