Alberta Vein to Vein Society

Awards Program

The application process is now closed.  Recipients will be notified soon.


  • The Award program supports continuing education in transfusion medicine and encourages participation in the Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine (CSTM) annual conference by providing funds to qualified individuals who will attend the conference.

Click below for more information on CSTM 2019:  

Qualified Individuals:

  • Live and/or work in Alberta or the Northwest Territories and
  • Work in, are studying in, or graduated from a healthcare profession in the last 2 years and
  • Have an interest in transfusion medicine.
  • Two awards given to a people working in healthcare. Preference is given to front line staff working in transfusion medicine, but managers and administrative staff are eligible as well.
  • One to a person training in healthcare such as an intern, resident or student in nursing, laboratory technology, laboratory assisting or other healthcare field related to transfusion medicine.

Award Winners:

The Alberta Vein to Vein Society would like to congratulate the following recipients:

Year Recipients
2018 Brenda Lunty, Deanna Dillabough & Michael Farrell
2017 Crystal Oko, Tommy Fung & Younghoo Kim   
Shawna Gawreluck, Elaine Van Oyen, & Anastasia Eliopoulos
Jaime Hammel, Konra Mueller & Jennifer Duncan
Gisela Cook, Lynn Linklater & Gayle Purdon 
Tanya McKelvey & Meagan Homer 
Colleen Bellina
Nicole Hengerer & Ayed Ksaad
Amy Fullerton & Janet Emerson
Sarah Champ & Leah Remillard