Dr. Ken Dimock, PhD started in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in 1983, was promoted to Associate Professor in 1989 and to Full Professor in 1999. He was the interim chair of the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology from 2000-2002 and the Assistant Dean of Research in the Faculty of Medicine from 2004-2009. He was also an Ontario Ministry of Health Career Scientist from 1983-1993.
Dr. Dimock’s research program focused on virus interactions with host cells. To support his research, Dr. Dimock held research funding from NSERC (continuous from 1984-2011), CIHR, MRC and Ontario Thoracic Society, generating 45 research publications.
Over the years, Dr. Dimock served on numerous committees such as University Commission on Graduate studies in Sciences, University Research Committee, University Animal Care Committee, University Radiation Safety Committee, Faculty of Medicine Faculty Teaching Personnel Committee, Faculty of Medicine Faculty Council, Faculty of Medicine Faculty Advisory Board. At the departmental level, Dr. Dimock participated in every possible committee; as a member and Chair/Director of Graduate Studies programs, the Chair of the BMI Space and Resources committee, member of Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Committees, a member and Chair of the Departmental Teaching Personnel Committee, a member of several search committees and the Chair of the Finance Committee. Most recently, Dr. Dimock was the Director of the Undergraduate Biochemistry Program, overseeing a program review that required tireless effort.
This award recognizes his incredible commitment and lasting contributions to the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, the Faculty of Medicine and the University of Ottawa
The Ken Dimock Service award will be awarded to a core or cross-appointed member.
How to apply:
- Nominees must be nominated by a member of the department.
- Provide a 2nd supporting letter from outside the department.
- Provide a current curriculum vitae.
- Provide a one-page description of teaching contributions of service contributions.