Dr. Proton Rahman, associate professor of medicine at Memorial,
has been named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 for 2003. The
announcement appeared earlier this month in the Globe and Mail,
along with an accompanying feature article in Report on Business
Rahman was recognized by the Globe and Mail.
As well as his university appointment, Dr. Rahman is a consultant
rheumatologist for the Health Care Co-operation of St. John’s,
chief scientific officer for Newfound Genomics, and a clinician
scientist with a strong research interest in genetics and prognosis
of rheumatic disease.
Dr. Rahman said he thanks his nominators, former dean of medicine
Dr. Ian Bowmer and David King, president of Memorial’s
Genesis Group, as well as those who supported the nomination.
Canada's Top 40 Under 40 is a national program founded and managed
by The Caldwell Partners to celebrate leaders of today and tomorrow,
and to honour Canadians who have reached a significant level
of success but have not yet reached the age of 40.
The program is designed to promote mentorship and professional
development by introducing these leaders to the established
business community and by promoting them as role models for
In choosing the recipients, the board considers the nominees'
achievements in the following areas: vision and leadership,
innovation and achievement, impact, community involvement and
contribution and growth/development strategy.