Soirée 2011
 
THE ACTION CENTRE FOUNDATION
Cordially invites you to its
Annual Fundraising Soirée of friends,
honouring Dr. Arthur T. Porter
for his community involvement.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Cocktail dînatoire 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
After party 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Silent auction and live auction
Club Atwater 3505 Atwater Avenue, Montreal

$175 per guest, valet parking included

Business attire

Special gifts of $2,500 or more
are invited to join Dr. Arthur T. Porter
for a pre-cocktail reception
from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

RSVP
Rachel Liboiron
soiree@centreaction.org
514-366-6868 ext.223
 

Co-chairpersons
Geoffrey Heward
Andrew Pepper

Executive Director
Joanne Heward

Committee
Gilda Abdulezer
Cristina Birks
Maria & Jonathan Birks
Annemarie & Vic Bertrand
Melissa Braddock
Andrew Carter
Pierrette C. Dumas
Amanda Jelowicki-Dunn
Brian Casey-Forget
Charles Frosst
Anna Goth
Rosemary & Mel Hoppenheim
Candice & Stan Kivenko
Stephanie Lazor
Andrew Lindsay
Zygmunt Marcinski
Eddy Miller
Christine Molson
Harriett & Laurence Moquette
Jamie Orchard
Sophie Palmer
Ginger Petty
Shirley & Ed Quantz
Jodi Lafrenière
Jinder Sall MD, CM
Connie & Javier San Juan
Sandra Schlemm
Tina Silverstein
Honourable Dr. Arthur T. Porter PC. MD
Dr. Porter is Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the McGill University Health Centre, as well as President of the Réseau universitaire intégré de santé McGill.

Dr. Porter received his medical degree from Cambridge University, his M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee and certificates in Medical Management from Harvard University and the University of Toronto. He received his Diplomate Status and Fellowship in Health Care Administration from the American Academy of Medical Administrators.

As an oncologist, Dr. Porter's major areas of academic endeavour relate to the medical uses of radioactive isotopes and the treatment of prostate cancer. He is credited with introducing several new technologies to his chosen field, including Strontium-89, a bone-seeking isotope for the treatment of cancer having metastasized to bone. He has held professorships in cancer medicine in four universities and is the only Canadian to have been President of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), the national body representing Radiation Oncology across the United States.
Dr. Porter’s extensive international background includes medical practice, business and academic leadership positions in North America, Europe and Africa. He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization and the World Bank, and has helped establish medical programmes around the globe. Dr. Porter continues to serves on the Editorial Board of thirteen scientific journals and has to his credit more than 300 scholarly works in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in books and in conference proceedings.

 
 
 
 
 
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