Andrew F. Holmes Dean of Medicine Distinction Lectures


Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA


A New Era: Stroke is More Treatable, Dementia is More Preventable

Dr. Antoine Hakim, O.C., MD, PhD, FRCPC

Emeritus Professor, Neurology, University of Ottawa

Winner of the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

CEO and Scientific Director, Canadian Stroke Network

Author of “Save Your Mind- Seven Rules to Avoid Dementia”

Officer of the Order of Canada

Winner of the Thomas Willis Lifetime Achievement Award,
American Stroke Association


Dr. Hakim was first an engineer and at the age of 29 began his medical training. In 1979 he completed his residency in Neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute at which time his research career began.  For more information, click here