2, 2000, Gazette)
Telemedicine Centre founder
Photo by HSIMS
Dr. Carl Robbins, chair of Telemedicine, Lt.-Gov. Dr. Maxwell
House and Dr. Axel Meisen.
The Telemedicine Centre hosted
an informal congratulation party for Dr. Max House, Lt.-Gov.
of the province and founder of telemedicine in Newfoundland.
He was recently one of two winners of the Year 2000 Canadian
Society of Telehealth Award in recognition of his contributions
to the development and long-term sustainability of the telemedicine
program at Memorial and its impact on telehealth in Canada. The
other winner was Dr. Louis Laureng of France. In applauding Dr.
Houses record and continued interest in telemedicine, university
president Dr. Axel Meisen said he is proud of the past history
of the Telemedicine Centre and looks to continued future leadership
and achievements in this field. Dr. House said the Telemedicine
Centre was built through strong teamwork and the support of the