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Class Notes

Submitted by alumni on Thu, 04/13/2017 - 00:42.

Class Notes

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Larry Shelley, BComm’80, received the Management Alumni Excellence Award at the 2016 Arch Awards. Shelley’s finance career has spanned decades as he has climbed the corporate ladder to come full circle as managing partner of Citrus Capital Partners Ltd. He currently serves as a board chair for the Beakerhead festival and has been a member of the Rotary Club of Calgary since 1993.

Suzanne West, BSc’87, president and CEO of Imaginea Energy, was not only one of the Calgary Herald’s 20 “Compelling Calgarians” to watch in 2017, she was also the recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award at the 2016 Arch Awards. She has devoted her life to changing how we do business, mashing together planet, people and profit.

Jean Addington, PhD’87, and Hude Quan, PhD’98, both alumni at the Cumming School of Medicine, were named to the prestigious 2016 “Highly Cited Researchers” list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters’ scientific division. The list identifies the top one per cent of scientists whose research has had significant global impact in their fields. Addington is a professor of psychiatry who has concentrated on psychosis and schizophrenia for more than 20 years. Quan is a professor with the Department of Community Health Sciences and the director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Classification, Terminology and Standards at the O’Brien Institute for Public Health.