In Memoriam


Lum Memorial Fund

In Memoriam: Dr. Cheemum Lum, MD, FRCPC, DABR

Dr. Cheemun Lum Memorial Scholarship in Neuroscience at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Cheemun Lum received his MD from the University of Ottawa in 1992 and practiced neurointerventional radiology at the Ottawa Hospital starting in 2001. Over his 25-year career, Dr Lum established himself as a pioneer in his field. Among his many accomplishments he led the clinical academic stroke intervention program. Through his dedication to clinical excellence and cutting-edge research, Dr. Lum’s work dramatically improved the quality of life for patients. As an Associate Professor, Dr. Cheemun Lum, was a leading researcher at the Department of Radiology and the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute. He was also an esteemed physician at the Ottawa Hospital.In his honour and memory, the Department of Radiology has established the Dr. Cheemun Lum Memorial Scholarship in Neuroscience. This special fund was created to support students who, like Dr. Lum, are committed to making a significant impact in the area of research and clinical patient care.

Faculty of Medicine
Advancement Office
Sharon Rowan, Director
613-562-5800 x8327 /

InformationTo make a gift, please contact Kerry Winnemore, Manager, Faculty Development (Medicine): or 613-562-5800 x2262.
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