COHNS Fund

Brief History

The COHNS Fund was created on May 22, 1992 and had its first meeting at the Society’s 47th AGM on May 7, 1993. It is a registered charitable organization. The founding members include …

  • Dr. Derek Birt, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Michael Hawke, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Howard Lampe, London, ON
  • Dr. Conrad LeBrun, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Derald Oldring, Edmonton, AB
  • Dr. Melvin Schloss, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. Irwin Stewart, New Westminster, BC
  • Dr. Jeremy Woodham, Vancouver, BC

COHNS Fund Mission Statement

  • To promote, organize and support educational activities, studies and research in the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
  • To promote otolaryngology-head and neck surgery health care across Canada.
  • To cooperate with universities and other educational institutions in sponsoring and establishing a stimulating environment for those who wish to further their knowledge of the specialty.
  • To carry on or support medical research in the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
  • To solicit, receive or collect funds to further the objectives mentioned herein.

2015 / 2016 Executive Board

PRESIDENT
Dr. Brian Westerberg, Vancouver, BC

VICE-PRESIDENT
Dr. Jeffrey Harris, EDMONTON, AB

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Dr. Corey Moore, LONDON, ON

BOARD MEMBERS:
Dr. S. Mark Taylor, HALIFAX, NS
Dr. Gigi Osler, WINNIPEG, MB
Dr. John Yoo, LONDON, ON

ANNUAL BOARD / BUSINESS MEETING
Friday, June 9, 2017 @ 18:00
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, SK

The Executive would like to encourage members of the Society to consider making a contribution to the Canadian Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Fund’s Circle of Donors.

Donations are organized as follows…

  • Platinum Plus – $5,000 & over
  • Platinum – $1,000 & over
  • Gold – $750 & over
  • Silver – $500 & over
  • Bronze – $250 & over
  • General – under $250

Your contribution are cumulative and will be recognized in the annual meeting program and in Society and Fund newsletters. A tax-deductible receipt will be issued amounts $25.00 and over.

For those who wish to make a donation can download a Donation Card (.doc).

CIRCLE OF DONORS

The COHNS Fund would like to gratefully acknowledge the generous support provided by our Circle Of Donors.

2006 – 2014 (cumulative to date)

PLATINUM PLUS
Dr. Joseph Dort, Calgary, AB – In honour of Dr. F. Robson & Dr. C. Woolf
Dr. Karen Kost, Montreal, QC
Dr. Joseph Marsan Ottawa, ON
Dr. Brian Rotenberg, London, ON
Dr. Donna Sutherland, Winnipeg, MB – In honour of Dr. R. Watson; In memory of Dr. R. Stillwater & Dr. D. McCullough
Dr. Garth Wagner, Calgary, AB – In memory of my parents and Dr. J.D. Campbell
Dr. Brian Westerberg, Vancouver, BC

PLATINUM
Dr. Martin Black, Montreal, QC – In memory of Sidney & Tillie Black
Dr. Robert Burke, Calgary, AB – In memory of Dr. J.D. Campbell
Dr. David Cook, Rossland, BC
Dr. Martin Corsten, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Philip Curry, Sydney River, NS
Dr. Robert Dickson, Vancouver, BC – In honour of Dr. G. Kong
Dr. Nabil Fanous, Montreal, QC
Dr. Vito Forte, Toronto, ON – In honour of Dr. P. Gullane and Dr. I. Witterick
Dr. Saul Frenkiel, Montreal, QC – In honour of Dr. J. Baxter
Dr. Gabriel Fuoco, Peterborough, ON
Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Rob Hart, Halifax, NS – In honour of Dr. E. Attia
Dr. Paul Kerr, Winnipeg, MB – In honour of Dr. D. Brodovsky and Dr. M. Mina
Dr. Frederick K. Kozak, Vancouver, BC – In honour of Dr. I. Stewart and Dr. Q. Jacks
Dr. Robert Lan, Windsor, ON – In memory of Dr. J. Berecz
Dr. Beth Lange, Calgary, AB – In honour of Dr. J.D. Campbell
Dr. Murray Morrison, Vancouver, BC
Dr. Emad Massoud, Halifax, NS – In honour of Dr. E. Attia
Dr. Wayne Matthews, Calgary, AB
Dr. Shabir Mia, Saskatoon, SK
Dr. Gigi Osler, Winnipeg, MB – In memory of Dr. C. Woolf and Dr. D. McCullough
Dr. Robert Rae, Saint John, NB
Dr. Ralph Ruby, London, ON – In memory of Dr. R. Greenway, Dr. T. Martin, Dr. V. Janzen; In honour of Dr. D. Brown & Dr. D.M. Smith
Dr. Mark Samaha, Montreal, QC – In honour of Dr. A. Katsarkas, Dr. M. Schloss and Dr. M.J. Black
Dr. Hadi Seikaly, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Holly Stevens, Penticton, BC – In honour of Dr. P. Gullane
Dr. S. Mark Taylor, Halifax, NS – In memory of Dr. V. Janzen; In honour of Dr. H. Heeneman, and Dr. E. MacRae
Dr. Gregory Thompson, Fredericton, NB
Dr. Tim Wallace, Amherst, NS – In memory of Dr. R. Greenway
Dr. Erin Wright, Edmonton, AB
Dr. John Yoo, London, ON – In memory of Dr. R. Greenway

GOLD
Dr. Peter Alberti, Toronto, ON
Dr. Sushma Amin, St. Catharines, ON – In honour of Dr. E. Attia
Dr. James Baxter, Burlington, ON – In memory of Dr. D. Bryce and Dr. P. Doyle
Dr. Brian Blakley, Winnipeg, MB
Dr. Joseph Chen, Toronto, ON – In honour of Dr. M. Schloss
Dr. Marie-Jo Olivier, Montreal, QC
Dr. Steve W. Siomra, Blackstock, ON – In memory of Dr. H. Barber and Dr. R. Macdonald

SILVER
Dr. Peter Adamson, Toronto, ON
Dr. V. Bharadwaj, Kitchener, ON
Dr. Charles Cron, Upper Tantallon, NS – In honour of Dr. A. Stone, Dr. T. Fort and Dr. C. Sekaran
Dr. Andrew Debreceni, Oakville, ON – In memory of Dr. H. Barber
Dr. Robert Irvine, Vancouver, BC
Dr. Gordon LeBoldus, London, ON – In memory of Dr. R. Greenway and Dr. J. Rounthwaite
Dr. John Manoukian, Montreal, QC
Dr. Alex Marsh, Owen Sound, ON
Dr. Patrick Murphy, Ottawa, ON
Dr. William Novick, Montreal, QC
Dr. Serge Paradis, Stoke, QC – In memory of Dr. N.B. Gagnon and Dr. R. Thibert
Dr. Greg Price-Jones, Orillia, ON – In honour of Dr. L. Parnes and Dr. R. Ruby
Dr. Navin Prinja, North Bay, ON
Dr. Kathryn Roth, London, ON – In honour of Dr. H. Lampe’s and Dr. R. Ruby’s retirement
Dr. Melvin Schloss, Montreal, QC – In honour of Dr. S. Frenkiel and Dr. M.J. Black
Dr. S. Joseph Warshawski, Calgary, AB

BRONZE
Dr. Kal Ansari, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Stuart Archibald, Hamilton, ON
Dr. Manohar Bance, Halifax, NS – In honour of Dr. D. Tomlinson
Dr. Mindy Black, Montreal, QC
Dr. David Briant, Toronto, ON
Dr. Tim Brown, Halifax, NS
Dr. William Campbell, Sidney, BC
Dr. Philip Cole, Toronto, ON
Dr. Sam Daniel, Montreal, QC – In honour of Dr. M. Schloss and Dr. S. Frenkiel
Dr. F. DeSouza, Mississauga, ON
Dr. John DiToppa, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Dominique Dorion, Sherbrooke, QC
Dr. Richard Gall, Winnipeg, MB
Dr. Maky Hafidh, Sydney, NS
Dr. William Henderson, Fredericton, NB
Dr. Michael Hier, Montreal, QC
Dr. Joseph Kostiuk, Edmonton, AB – In memory of Dr. S. Warshawski
Dr. David Kramer, Victoria, BC
Dr. Richard Lafleur, Pointe-Claire, QC – In honour of Dr. E.J. Smith
Dr. Jacques Leclerc, Quebec, QC
Dr. Richard Liu, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Gamil Menkarios, Hamilton, ON – In memory of Dr. M. Mendelsohn
Dr. Corey Moore, London, ON
Dr. Robert Ogilvie, Downsview, ON
Dr. Bruce Povah, Kelowna, BC
Dr. Diane Reid, Hamilton, ON
Dr. Nader Sadeghi, Falls Church, VA
Dr. Wassim Salamoun, Summerside, PE
Dr. Nita Scherer, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Jean-Philippe Vaccani, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Jeffrey Werger, Markham, AB

GENERAL
Dr. Hani Al-Marzouki, Montreal, QC
Dr. Yasir Alrajhi, Riyad, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Don Anderson, Coquitlam, BC
Dr. Gregory Antoniak, Ottawa, ON – In memory of Dr. H. Barber
Dr. Pierre Arcand, Montreal, QC – In memory of Dr. L. Huot; In honour of Dr. R. Desjardins (DCD)
Dr. Jason Atlas, Cambridge, ON
Dr. Janet Balderston, Lethbridge, AB
Dr. Desmond Bell, W. Vancouver, BC – In memory of Dr. P. Doyle
Dr. Doug Bosch, Calgary, AB
Dr. Peter Brownrigg, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Alfredo Campos, Summerside, PE
Dr. Marisol Carignan, Adstock, QC
Dr. Tineyi Chikukwa, Regina, SK
Dr. Kan Yan Chow, Brampton, ON
Dr. Martin Corsten, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Sharon Cushing, Toronto, ON
Dr. Lodewyk De Jager, Vancouver, BC
Dr. Ian Dempsey, Dartmouth, NS
Dr. Chris Diamond, Vancouver, BC
Dr. L.T. Diduch, Edmonton, AB – In memory of Dr. S. Warshawski
Dr. Renee Dionne, Gatineau, QC
Dr. Jean-Jacques Dufour, Montreal, QC
Dr. Lindsay Duval, Winnipeg, MB – In memory of Dr. D. McCullough
Dr. David Eibling, Pittsburg, PA
Dr. Andres Gantous, Toronto, ON
Dr. Andrea Garland, Saint John, NB
Dr. Jean Gerin-Lajoie, Ottawa, ON – In memory of Dr. P. Gerin-Lajoie
Dr. Warren Giberson, Moncton, NB
Dr. Lynne Girard, Quebec, QC
Dr. Stephen Hall, Kingston, ON
Dr. Benjamin Hoyt, Fredericton, NB
Dr. Euna Hwang, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Elizabeth Jeney, Hamilton, ON
Dr. Jeff Jones, Pembroke, ON
Dr. William Kaul, Richmond Hill, ON
Dr. William Kudryk, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Roger Lebel, Pointe-Claire, QC
Dr. Heather Levin, Winnipeg, MB
Dr. Ralph Lewis, Punxsutawney, PA
Dr. Neil Longridge, Vancouver, BC
Dr. Robert Love, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Aimee Mabini, Oakville, ON
Dr. Johnna MacCormick, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Don MacNaughton, Kingston, ON
Dr. Emerson MacRae, London, ON
Dr. Stanley Mah, Coquitlam, BC
Dr. Linda Maxwell, Saint John, NB
Dr. Kristian Macdonald, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Paul Mick, Vancouver, BC
Dr. David Morris, Halifax, NS
Dr. Yvon Morrissette, St. Ferreol-les-Neiges, QC
Dr. Karim Nazarali, Mississauga, ON
Dr. Kenny Ngo, Orillia, ON
Dr. Lily Nguyen, Brossard, QC
Dr. Fraser Noel, Victoria, BC
Dr. Robert North, Brampton, ON
Dr. George Novotny, Toronto, ON – In memory of Dr. T. Fort
Dr. Marvin Nussbaum, Welland, ON
Dr. Elena O’Connell – In memory of Dr. J. Routhwaite
Dr. Paul Odell, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Michael Odell, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Derald Oldring, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Arone Pabbies, Red Deer, AB – In honour of Dr. D. Sutherland
Dr. Bruce Povah, Kelowna, BC
Dr. Jamie Rappaport, Montreal, QC – In honour of Dr. S. Frenkiel
Dr. Marc Raymond, London, ON
Dr. Alex Riddell, Orangeville, ON
Dr. Kerri Robertson, Brockville, ON
Dr. Emile Roux, Miramichi,NB
Dr. James Ruddy, Kentville, NS
Dr. Julian Savage, Sherbrooke, QC
Dr. Rob Seemann, Stony Plain, AB
Dr. Ken Sewchand, Peterborough, ON – In honour of Prof. P. Gullane; In memory of Dr. D. McCullough
Dr. Pradeep Shenoy, Campbellton, NB
Dr. Eddison Sinanan, Vancouver, BC
Dr. Thomas J. Smith, St. John’s, NL
Dr. J. Michael Smith, North Vancouver, BC
Dr. Jamie Tibbo, St. John’s, NL
Dr. Eng Tjan, St. John’s, NL
Dr. Francois Thuot, Quebec, QC
Dr. Jonathan Trites, Halifax, NS
Dr. Trina Uwiera, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Alan Vescan, Toronto, ON
Dr. Kim-Loan Vo-Doan, Montreal, QC
Dr. Keith Walling, Halifax, NS
Dr. John Young, Ottawa, ON

1992 – 2005 Donations

Dr. P. Alberti*, Toronto, ON in honour of Dr. P. Fugere
Dr. P. Arcand*, Montreal, QC in honour of Dr. Roger Desjardins (DCD)
Dr. E. Attia, Halifax, NS in honour of Dr. E. J. Smith
Dr. M. Bance, Halifax, NS in honour of Dr. Julian Nedzelski
Dr. J. D. Baxter*, St-Sauveur, in memory of Drs. G.A.T. Gill , J. Wong & M. Mendelsohn
Dr. D. Birt*, Toronto, ON
Dr. M. Black*, Montreal, QC in memory of Sidney & Tillie Black & J. Oprysk
Dr. J.J Dufour, Montreal, QC
Dr. R. Burke, Calgary, AB
Dr. O. Bykowksi*, Edmonton, AB
Dr. P. Cole*, Toronto, ON
Dr. R. Cormier, Geneva, NY
Dr R. Dickson, Vancouver, BC in honour of Dr. G. Kong
Dr. L.T. Diduch, Edmonton, AB in memory of Dr. J.D. Campbell
Dr. J. DiToppa*, Edmonton, AB in memory of Dr. R. Mallen
Dr. P. Doyle, Vancouver, BC
Dr. J.J. Dufour*, Montreal, QC
Dr. N. Fanous, Montreal, QC
Dr. F. Frederick, Regina, SK
Dr. R. Fenton*, Toronto, ON in memory of Dr. J. K. Brydon Smith
Dr. S. Frenkiel*, Montreal, QC in honour of Drs. Conrad LeBrun, Howard Lampe & Holly Stevens
Dr. J. Gerin-Lajoie*, Ottawa, ON in memory of Dr. Paul Gerin-Lajoie
Dr. W. Giberson, Moncton, NB
Dr. B. Gosselin, Lebanon, NH
Dr. R. Greenway, London, ON
Dr. M. Hier*, Montreal, QC in memory of Dr. Melvin Mendelsohn
Dr. R. Irvine*, Vancouver, BC
Dr. E. Katz, Montreal, QC
Dr. F.K. Kozak, Vancouver, BC in honour of Dr. Patrick Doyle
Dr. W. Kudryk*, Edmonton, AB
Dr. H. Lampe*, London, ON in memory of J. Oprysk and in honour of Dr. Holly Stevens
Dr. R. Lan, Windsor, ON
Dr. C. LeBrun, Ottawa, ON
Dr. J. Leclerc, Ste-Foy, QC
Dr. M. Malonga*, The Congo
Dr. J. Manoukian*, Montreal, QC
Dr. D. McCullough, Winnipeg, MB
Dr. T.D. McKee*, Thunder Bay, ON
Dr. D. McKercher, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Y. Morrissette, St-Ferreol-les-Neiges QC
Dr. M. Morrison*, Vancouver, BC
Dr. G. Novotny*, Toronto, ON in memory of Drs. G.A.T. Gill, J. McLean & T.C. Fort
Dr. W. Novick*, Montreal, QC
Dr. E. OConnell, Medicine Hat, AB in memory of Dr. J. Routhwaite
Dr. H. Okuno*, Toyko, Japan
Dr. D. Oldring*, Edmonton, AB in memory of Drs. P. Quinlan & Jacques Poliquin
Dr. W. Povah, Kelowna, BC
Dr. K. Prendergast, Prince George, BC in honour of Dr. T. Maloney
Dr. J. Rappaport*, Montreal, QC in memory of Dr. Melvin (Mendy)Mendelsohn
Dr. R. Ruby*, London, ON in memory of Dr. J. Wong & in honour of Drs. C. LeBrun & Howard Lampe
Dr. J. Ruddy, Kentville, NS
Dr. M. Schloss*, Montreal, QC
Dr. S. Siomra*, Blackstock, ON in honour of Drs. H. Barber , W.S. Goodman, & D. Birt
Dr. G. Smith*, Burnaby, BC
Dr. J. M. Smith*, Vancouver, BC
Dr. H. Stevens*, Vancouver, BC in honour of Dr. P. Doyle
Dr. I. Stewart* New Westminster, BC in honour of the Society’s kindness to me.
Dr. G. Wagner, Calgary, AB in honour of John Wagner
Dr. A. Zeitouni*, Dollard d’Ormeaux, QC

Corporations & Institutions

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery*
GlaxoSmithKline*
Medtronic Canada*
Queens University

*repeat donations

Fund-raising Activities

The Executive would like to thank the membership for donating to the Fund over the past years. As our corporate support dwindles, we relay on members’ support more and more. Please consider giving through the Circle of Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Donors. Each year, contributions at a platinum level will be acknowledged at the annual meeting with the presentation of a certificate of thanks.