Author Archives: Michelle Morrison

Gynecologic cancer surgeon Dr. Laura Hopkins was recruited to Saskatchewan from Ottawa to lead our province in women’s surgical innovation. She believes Royal University Hospital has built the team now we need YOUR help to build and equip state-of-the-art operating rooms.

Kamilla Jönvik and her boyfriend Chris Kendall are lucky to be alive after a car plowed into their motorcycle on a sunny summer morning in 2018.

Life was good. My career was great. I had a loving wife, a beautiful little girl, and a baby on the way. Everything was just fine. We had just gone for coffee at my sister’s.

In June 2008, Amanda Taylor’s husband, Chris Pointer, was rushed to Royal University Hospital for lifesaving surgery after a motorcycle accident almost took him from her and their 4-year-old son.

Dr. Angela Baerwald, PhD MD CCFP, is a Family Physician and Director of the Women’s Health Research Lab at the University of Saskatchewan. Her research team studies ovarian/uterine function in women during the menstrual cycle. She has acquired expertise in characterizing how reproductive function is altered in women using hormonal contraception, fertility therapy, and during […]

Barbara Surine is a longtime supporter of Royal University Hospital Foundation, and has graciously donated between $20 and $5,000 to seven different campaigns since 1990.

Mervin (Merv) Schneider discovered his passion for volunteering once he retired from the taxi business after 26 years.

When Peggy Benko took her identical twin granddaughters into her arms for the first time, she was overcome not only with love, but also with gratitude. Meeting her grandchildren would not have happened were it not for the specialists and medical teams at Royal University Hospital (RUH).

Dr. Janine Eckstein, Interventional Cardiologist, received her medical degree in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Saskatchewan. She knew early in her career that she wanted to sub-specialize in Interventional Cardiology.

Royal University Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Irene Boychuk, FCPA, FCA, as Board Chair to the Foundation’s 2020–2021 Board of Directors.