Dr. Horace Laryea

Biography: 

Dr. Horace Laryea (McGill MD’73) is a member of the McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL). He is a licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada and a certified fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Internal Medicine and Hematology. He has been working as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology at McGill since 1984 and is an Associate Physician at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). He has also worked at the Lakeshore Hospital in Pointe Claire in the department of Medicine from 1978 to 2018 where he was director of the Blood Bank and served as Chief of Internal Medicine from 1992-2002.

Dr. Laryea has also served on Advisory boards for many Pharmaceutical companies including, Amgen, Sanofi-Aventis, Novartis and others. He has served as the President of the Canadian Sickle Cell Society as well as a Board member for the Black Community Resource Centre of Montreal. He is an elected fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and surgeons and remains the Chairman of the Board for the Ghana/Canada House Inc. In 1988 Dr. Horace was awarded the recognition of Professional of the Year by the Montreal Association of Black Business Persons and Professionals (MABBP).

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