John F. Rudan
reappointed Head, Department of Surgery
Published Thu Jun 26th 2014
has been reappointed as Head of Surgery at Queen's University
, Hotel Dieu Hospital
, Kingston General Hospital
and Providence Care Centre
for a second five-year term from July 1, 2014 until June 30, 2019.
After graduating from Queen's with a BSc in Life Sciences in 1976 and an MD in 1981, Dr. Rudan completed postgraduate training in orthopaedics at Queen's and as a McLaughlin Fellow at the University of Toronto.
He was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery at Queen's in 1988, promoted to Associate Professor in 1994 and to Professor in 2004.
A pioneer in computed-assisted surgical techniques, Dr. Rudan was a leader in the creation of the Clinical Mechanics Group, now known as the Human Mobility Research Centre
(HMRC), at Queen's
He was co-applicant on two Canadian Foundation for Innovation projects that established HMRC and the OR 2010.
has also led or co-investigated studies involving more than $9 million in funding from sources including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
also holds 11 patents as a co-inventor and he
has produced nearly 130 refereed papers for publication in national and international journals and conferences.
supervises students, residents and fellows in surgery as well as graduate students in engineering, computer science, rehabilitation therapy and physical and health education.
He has served as the Vice-Chair of the Orthopaedics Oral Examination Committee for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and as Vice-President and President of the Clinical Teachers' Association at Queen's.
has lectured at more than 20 universities in Canada and the United States.