Past-Presidents

Robert H. More

Robert Hall More

1967-68

Born: 16 December 1912, Kitchener, Ontario

Died: 5 August 2003, Kitchener, Ontario

Academic Degrees

  • MD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario 1939

Academic Positions

  • 1943 - 1946 Lecturer, Pathology Department, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1945 - 1946 Pathologist, Women's General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946 - 1947 Associate in Research, Pathology Department, Cornell University Medical College, New York City, New York
  • 1947 - 1949 Miranda Fraser Assistant Professor of Comparative Pathology, McGill University
  • 1949 - 1950 Research, Memorial Hospital, New York City, New York
  • 1950 - 1951 Miranda Fraser Professor of Comparative Pathology, McGill University; Consultant Pathologist to the Ontario Hospital in Kingston
  • 1951 - 1966 Professor and Head of Department of Pathology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario; Pathologist-in-Chief, Kingston General Hospital
  • 1967 - 1978 Strathcona Professor of Pathology, McGill University
  • 1967 - 1976 Chairman of Department of Pathology, McGill University

Training

  • MD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario 1939
  • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec (under Lyman Duff )

Selected Career Highlights

  • President, Ontario Association of Pathologists (1958) and Honourary President of the Canadian Atherosclerosis Society.

  • It was during his Presidency of the IAP that the decision was taken to revise the IAP constitution and restructure the International Academy of Pathology. This let to the establishment of the United States - Canadian Division as an organizational entity. Dr. More played an important guiding role in these developments which strengthened the role of the Academy on the international scene. He was subsequently a Councillor for North America in the International Academy.

  • Published more than 100 articles principally in the fields of experimental and human atherosclerosis, hypersensitivity reactions, connective tissues, and renal disease.

  • Honored by McGill University Department of Pathology establishing The Robert More Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Pathology (1994- ). The Queen's Department of Pathology recognized his contributions by dedicating a modernized library in his name.

  • Spent most of his retirement time raising beef cattle.

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