Author Archives: Michelle Morrison

Health Care Providers Week is a designated week that recognizes the hard work and professionalism of Saskatchewan’s 50,000-plus health-care workers. Every member of the health-care team has an important role to play in caring for Saskatchewan residents, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, diagnostic technologists, continuing care aides, dentists, audiologists, mental health specialists and more. […]

We are on a mission! A mission to raise $20 million + to transform surgical care at Royal University Hospital. Funds raised during the 2022 Radiothon will support RUH Foundation’s Mission Possible: Operation New O.R. Campaign to help purchase safer, spacious state-of-the-art operating rooms, bright and comfortable rest and recovery spaces and sought-after equipment and technology!

Meet our Mission Possible: Operation New O.R. Campaign Volunteer Cabinet! (l-r) Laurie Thomas, Vice President Investor Relations, Standard Uranium Ltd.; Janna Dutton, Community Builder, Tim Hortons Franchisee; Dr. Scott Thomas, Chiropractor, Attridge Chiropractic Wellness Clinic; Lisa Sands, Chief Development Officer, RUH Foundation; Doug Osborn, RUH Foundation Board Chair and Retired Lawyer; Dr. Ivar Mendez, MD, […]

More than 90% of cervical cancers are caused by the Human papillomavirus (HPV) and screening for HPV can be achieved using a self-collected vaginal swab as an alternative to the conventional Papanicolaou (Pap) test. This is not the reality in Saskatchewan today which puts a lot of women at a higher risk of undiagnosed HPV and potentially life-ending cancer. This is about to change thanks to a novel pilot project proposed by Dr. Jennifer Brown Broderick and her team, funded by women philanthropists from Saskatoon and across Saskatchewan.

Thank you for your support of RUH Foundation’s Royal Strange and Unusual Ball: “The Works of Tim Burton.” The safety of our guests, volunteers and partners is our number one priority. Here is what we have planned to ensure the health and safety of all those in attendance during our “COVID-conscious” ball. Proof of double […]

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Did you know your shopping and closet clean up can change someone’s life? Join Sisterhood YXE for their Local Market and Sweep with partial proceeds in support of the Royal University Hospital Foundation’s Community Mental Health Endowment.


People in Saskatchewan will soon benefit from enhanced cervical screening with upcoming changes to the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency’s Screening Program for Cervical Cancer. Liquid based cytology (LBC) is being rolled out this summer across the province to replace conventional Pap testing. “This is a more sensitive test and abnormal cells can be more easily detected. […]

Royal University Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Osborn as our 2021-2022 Volunteer Board Chair. Doug has served on the RUH Foundation Board of Directors since 2015 most recently Chairing the Development Committee and serves as a Campaign Cabinet member for our $20 million Mission Possible: Operation New OR Campaign.