Author Archives: Michelle Morrison

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.

Women Leading Philanthropy from the comfort of your home, your office or your deck! From the comfort and safety of your own home, Royal University Hospital Foundation invites ourWomen Leading Philanthropy donors and guests to join us for the June WLP meeting on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 6:30pm This virtual event hosted by Women […]

June 28 is the day Paige UnRuh left the hospital following a cardiac event. To commemorate the occasion and give back to those who helped save her life, she holds the annual Hearty Starty event to help raise funds for cardiac care at Royal University Hospital.

After a lifetime of volunteering and donating to charitable causes, the late Robert ‘Bobʼ Steane gave one last transformational gift through his estate to improve the lives of his neighbours and community. Bob’s gift in excess of $10 million will promote the arts, address homelessness, accelerate trauma care, advance mental health and medical imaging and […]

Susan Blum was a competitive cyclist who pedalled over 10,000 kms a year — until a horrific biking accident nearly killed her.