MMSF Dr. William D. Bowman Memorial Award
Dr. Bowman was a member of the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation from 1973 to 2007. Dr. Bowman retired due to illness after 34 years of dedicated service to the Foundation and passed away on March 2, 2011. He dedicated his life to children and became a renowned paediatric specialist. In 1955 he established the Department of Paediatrics at the Manitoba Clinic. Dr. Bowman was a member of the medical staff of the Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg and of the Grace General Hospital of Winnipeg. He served for several years as president of the medical staff in both hospitals. Dr. Bowman was active in paediatric teaching at the University of Manitoba. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Manitoba Blue Cross from 1972 to 1997 and also Chair of the Manitoba Blue Cross Board for many years.
To date $11,000 has been contributed to this award.