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Dr. Salim Yusuf is the first Canadian to receive Gold Medal from the European Society of Cardiology

On August 30, 2008, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) awarded its highest honour, the Gold Medal, to Dr. Salim Yusuf, for his outstanding contribution to the development of cardiology.
Dr. Yusuf is the Vice-President of Research and Chief Scientific Officer at Hamilton Health Sciences, Director of the Population Health Research Institute, and a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University. He has led a distinguished career as a cardiologist, epidemiologist and world-renowned researcher in cardiovascular diseases and prevention.
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